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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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Bev Thomas at Chenies Manor

Chorleywood Bookshop were delighted to welcome Faber debut novelist Bev Thomas to Chenies Manor House to celebrate her new novel ‘A Good Enough Mother’ on Tuesday May 14th.  We had a wonderful and delicious lunch followed by tea and cake. Bev was interviewed by Antonia Honeywell and our audience had some brilliant questions and we […]

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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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Gift a book

This Christmas Chorleywood and Gerrards Cross Bookshops are giving back to our local communities and we need your help to do it! To read is one of the greatest joys we have but sadly not every child has the access to the wonderful books that we take for granted. That’s why Chorleywood and Gerrards Cross […]

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Best Independent Bookstore Retailer of Greetings Cards 2018

We are regularly given compliments about our carefully selected greeting card collection, exciting news, Gerrards Cross and Chorley Wood Bookshop won the award for Best Independent Bookstore Retailer of greeting cards 2018. The RETAS are recognised industry wide we are delighted to receive this award sponsored by Woodmansterne. And what a beautiful award she is […]

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