School Events

Kids’ Summer Reads…

             These four fantastic summer reads are filled with adventure, magic, friendship, humour, monsters and more! There is something for everyone this summer – if you are on the beach, by the pool, in the woods, on the moon or sitting in the garden – we have a book for […]

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Remembering Judith Kerr

I had the privilege of meeting Judith Kerr twice, the first time she talked about when the Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit – a book of great importance to me. On the second occasion I was honored to introduce her to our event, my inner child was doing cartwheels with delight! She listened kindly as I blurted […]

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Authors into schools: Jess Butterworth

On Wednesday May 22nd Chorleywood Bookshop were delighted to take author Jess Butterworth into Chater Junior School in Watford and St Helens School in Northwood. The students were enthralled by her adventurous tales as Jess shared her experiences of living in the Himalayas and the Louisiana swamp lands. Her most recent novel (ideal for ages […]

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Hip Hip Hooray it’s Elmer’s Birthday!

Hip Hip Hooray it’s Elmer’s Birthday! Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant, a childhood favourite since the first book was published in 1989, is turning 30 on May 25th. Happy 30th Birthday, Elmer!   Deservedly a modern classic, with over ten million copies of his books sold worldwide, Elmer’s subtle message, that it is ok to be different, […]

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