Bags of Books is an independent children’s bookshop based in Lewes in East Sussex. We have been supplying children’s books to our local community and beyond from our beautiful 16th century shop for over 20 years.

We stock a wide range of children’s books, from the very earliest cloth books for newborns to the latest teenage thrillers. Hundreds of books pass through our hands everyday, from brand new releases to well-loved old classics, and we take time to look through them all so we can recommend just the right books for you. We pride ourselves on the very personal, specialist service we provide for all our customers. So if you can’t find what you’re looking for on this site please do get in touch here!



What are people saying about ‘My Year of Books’?

We bought a one-year book subscription for our daughter’s 10th birthday and it has been one of the most successful presents yet! Every month she looks forward to getting her book in the post, and is always thrilled with the choice. Once she has read it, she can’t wait until the next one! She loves the idea that someone has chosen the book for her and is reading more now than she has before. Thanks so much to you all.

Marina Watkins

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