Books about Books and Book Shops

By The Children's Book Shop

By The Children's Book Shop

Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers

Anna James and Paola Escobar

$16.99 $15.63

For anyone who's ever wished Anne of Green Gables and Alice in Wonderland were your friends in real life.


Cornelia Funke

$10.99 $10.11

A middle grade favorite for when you want to be transported into a book... literally.

The Book Hog

Greg Pizzoli

$16.99 $15.63

One of Caroline's previous staff picks!

How to Read a Book

Kwame Alexander and Melissa Sweet

$17.99 $16.55

We Are in a Book!

Mo Willems and Mo Willems

$9.99 $9.19

Elephant and Piggy at their best (and most meta).

Book Scavenger

Jennifer Chambliss Bertman

$7.99 $7.35

Ban This Book

Alan Gratz

$8.99 $8.27

Recommended by Amy (yes, the main character's name is also Amy, but book shop Amy promises she is not biased because of that!).

Property of the Rebel Librarian

Allison Varnes

$7.99 $7.35

Story Thieves, 1

James Riley

$8.99 $8.27

The Wishing Spell

Chris Colfer

$9.99 $9.19

One of our all-time bestselling series at the book shop!

The Book Thief

Markus Zusak

$14.99 $13.79

Library Lion

Michelle Knudsen and Kevin Hawkes

$7.99 $7.35

A charming picture book from one of our staff's favorite authors—check out BIG MEAN MIKE for another completely delightful Michelle Knudsen picture book!

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Chris Grabenstein

$7.99 $7.35

Words on Fire

Jennifer A. Nielsen

$17.99 $16.55

Words in Deep Blue

Cath Crowley

$9.99 $9.19

The Incredible Book Eating Boy

Oliver Jeffers and Oliver Jeffers

$18.99 $17.47

84, Charing Cross Road

Helene Hanff

$15.00 $13.80

One of the most delightful collections of correspondence ever—plus, there's enough books mentioned to give you a whole new reading list!

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

Gabrielle Zevin

$16.95 $15.59

A favorite of Annie and Amy!

Confessions of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell

$25.95 $23.87

One of Amy's most anticipated adult books of 2020!

My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues

Pamela Paul

$18.00 $16.56

A smart, endearing memoir for anyone who's ever tracked their own reading habits.

Weird Things Customers Say in Bookstores

Jennifer Campbell

$12.99 $11.95

A laugh-out-loud read—we had a copy of this behind the register for a while and took turns reading aloud our favorites.

The Giver of Stars

Jojo Moyes

$28.00 $25.76

Recommended by Karen and Amy!

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

Katarina Bivald

$16.99 $15.63

Recommended by Amy!

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

Kim Michele Richardson

$15.99 $14.71

Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

Peter D Sieruta, Betsy Bird, et al.


The Bookshop (Revised)

Penelope Fitzgerald

$15.99 $14.71

How to Find Love in a Bookshop

Veronica Henry

$16.00 $14.72

The Bookshop of Yesterdays

Amy Meyerson

$16.99 $15.63