Party, Party! With Bags of Books and Leigh Hodgkinson

We went to the Bags of Books Summer Party this morning. Turning up a little on the tardy side (sorry to all those we interrupted on the way in) for children’s author and illustrator Leigh Hodgkinson’s event. She centred this around her new book ‘Troll Swap’. Leigh lives in Lewes and is the illustrator of […]

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Our First Event at Bags of Books

Well, we went to our first event at Bags of Books last Saturday. The one in which Sarah Dyer read from the latest book she’s illustrated, ‘Bear’s Best Friend‘. The place was packed! Which was great to see, because when researching my ‘In Town‘ post on the shop, they said that their events are carefully […]

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In Town: Bags of Books, Lewes

I have a special affection for children’s bookshops. As a girl who grew up to be a writer, I was obsessed with books as a child. My dad nurtured this obsession and I still get a thrill when I go into a bookshop – especially an independent. So in honour of my obsession, the first […]

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