Due to Covid-19 we are not holding the book groups at the moment.

All those who had places this year will be offered places in 2021  and receive two free sessions to make up for those missed.

View the best book group reviews of the books we are reading here…


Here’s what we’re reading:

(All book groups are held in the shop between 5.30pm to 6.30pm)

Age 6-7 years

Monday 20th Jan – Claude: Lights!Camera! Action! by Alex T Smith

Monday 16th March – The Land Of Dreams(Faraway Tree)by Enid Blyton

Monday 18th May – In the Fast Lane (Dixie O’Day) by Shirley Hughes

Monday 13th July – The Cat Who Got Carried Away by Allan Ahlberg

Monday 14th September – The Twitches Meet a Puppy by Hayley Scott


Age 7-8 years

Tuesday 21st Jan – The Queen’s Nose by Dick King-Smith

Tuesday 17th March – The Boy Who Biked the World by Alastair Humphreys

Tuesday 19th May – Toto the Ninja Cat and the Great Snake Escape by Dermot O’Leary

Tuesday 14th July – Clifftoppers the Arrowhead Moor Adventure by Fleur Hitchcock

Tuesday 15th September – Hubert Horatio How to Raise Your Grown-Ups by Lauren Child


8-9 years

Wednesday 22nd Jan – Pages and Co by Anna James

Wednesday 18th March – The Last Zoo by Sam Gayton

Wednesday 20th May – The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson

Wednesday 15th July – The Umbrella Mouse by Anna Fargher

Wednesday 16th September – Swimming Against the Storm by Jess Butterworth


10-12 years

Monday 6th Jan – Flamingo Boy by Michael Morpurgo

Monday 2nd March – The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q.Rauf

Monday 4th May – Anna at War by Helen Peters

Monday 29th June – Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson

Monday 31st August – A Pinch of Magic by Michelle Harrison



Tuesday 7th Jan – The Island by M A Bennett

Tuesday 3rd March – Little Liar by Julia Gray

Tuesday 5th May – The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

Tuesday 30th June – Letters to the lost by Brigid Kemmerer

Tuesday 1st September – Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher