Alan Recommends….books with cats August 5, 2020 – Posted in: Book News

If you have visited our shop recently, you may have been lucky enough to meet our newest staff member, Alan. He is a black and white cat with vivid green eyes. Sometimes he comes downstairs to have a look around and see who is in the shop, wanders to the door to have a look at the weather, check how busy Cliffe High Street is, and  sometimes he just lies in a pool of sunlight.

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Starting Out April 11, 2020 – Posted in: Book News

My name is Rachel and I am terribly excited to be starting out on a new phase of my life by becoming the most recent custodian of Bags of Books.  One month on and I think I’m getting there

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Adventure Books October 25, 2019 – Posted in: Book News

Adventure books inhabit a special place in children’s literature. Exploring the world from the safety of a book is something that is really important for kids in teaching them about the world and ultimately about themselves.

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Books That Help Us Talk To Our Children About The Environment October 12, 2019 – Posted in: Book News

We live in a crazy world. The institutions we have always relied upon seem to be falling apart and at the same time we are facing the biggest environmental challenge in our history. While we may want to protect our children from the worry this brings, there is no doubt that they are aware of these issues to a greater or lesser extent. Psychologists have coined the phrase ‘eco anxiety’ to describe the worry or Continue reading
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