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East of England Bookshops

You will find a list of books shops into the East of England below

  • Bookbugs and Dragon Tales in Norwich – an extensive children’s section including young adult titles and kid’s graphic novels
  • Books On The Hill in St Albans, Hertfordshire – lots of children’s titles in a lovely setting, and there’s a monthly young readers book club
  • Caxton Books in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex – a vibrant setting to browse and explore
  • Chorleywood Bookshop in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire – lots of regular events, book signings and liaison with local schools
  • Chicken & Frog Bookshop in Brentwood, Essex – finalist for the Muddy Stilletoes best bookshop in 2021.  Highly recommended
  • David’s Bookshop in Letchworth Garden City – new and secondhand books and a charming dog-friendly cafe
  • Dial Lane Books in Ipswich – handpicked children’s titles and a champion of #TheBigHoot trail
  • Heffers Children’s Bookshop, Cambridge – definitely worth a browse if you happen to be in Cambridge with children. If your school picks books for prizegivings, Heffers is a great option
  • Jacqson Diego Story Emporium in Westcliff on Sea, Essex. A specialist children’s bookshop with events, book clubs and writing workshops
  • Kett’s Books in Wymondham, Norfolk – a community bookshop with a diverse range of adult and children’s titles
  • Maldon Books in Maldon, Essex – wonderful book displays and lots of gifts and games
  • Next Page Books in Hitchin, Hertfordshire – a specialist children’s bookshop focussing on neurodiversity
  • Niche Comics in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire – an award-winning independent housed in a historic building dating from 1573.  A great selection of comics, graphic novels and children’s books.  Open seven days a week, there’s also a monthly poetry open-mic
  • Norfolk Children’s Book Centre in Norwich – a specialist children’s bookshop and an ‘Aladin’s cave’
  • Red Lion Books in Colchester – a family bookshop with a charming ‘Little Read Lion’ area at the back of the shop
  • The Aldeburgh Bookshop in Aldeburgh, Suffolk – with strong links to the Aldeburgh Literary Festival
  • The Book Hive in Norwich – there’s a fantastic collection of picture books and handpicked middle-grade novels here
  • Topping & Company Booksellers in Ely, Cambridgeshire – the children’s section has dazzling displays, wonderful nonfiction hardbacks and a comfy seating area
  • Woodbridge Books in Woodbridge, Suffolk – with decorated ceilings and walls, the children’s section is a definite highlight