Beautiful Endpapers in Children’s Picture Books April 26, 2022 – Posted in: Book News, Great Picture books

Beautiful endpapers in children’s picture books At Bags of Books we are, of course, surrounded by wonderful books -we love it! We love the contents of the books, the stories and rhymes, but we also love the way the books look, the illustrations and  the way they are designed. Most books are well designed of course, especially children’s books, but some  have little details that make them even more special.That little detail could be one

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Frankie Best Hates Quests by Chris Smith -Book Of The Month April April 14, 2022 – Posted in: All Book Reviews, Book News, Books of the Month, Ideas for 9-12 year olds

BAGS OF BOOKS  Book Of The Month for April is…Frankie Best Hates Quests by Chris Smith, fabulously illustrated by Kenneth Anderson. Chris Smith worked for many years as a newsreader and presenter on radio stations including BBC Radio 1. He and fellow radio presenter Greg James are co-authors of the best-selling middle grade book series Kid Normal     Their latest book is The Great Dream Robbery. Frankie Best Hates Quests is the first book Chris Smith

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A Duck Called Brian by Al Murphy -window display at Bags of Books. April 8, 2022 – Posted in: Book News, Window Display

A Duck called Brian by Al Murphy- new window display at Bags of Books. Al Murphy visited Lewes recently to create a window display at Bags of Books, in celebration of his brand new picture book, A Duck Called Brian. He brought with him loads of fantastic hand-painted wooden cutouts of Brian and his friend Gregory. Al spent the day expertly painting, arranging and generally filling our shop with giant blue and yellow ducks. (They Continue reading
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