Families are where we live. What is yours like? Small or big? Calm or noisy?
Can a family tell too many jokes or have too much money? Come to the
English Bookshop and hear about a family with aunties that kiss too
much, a bad family that gets better and another with a girl who won’t
eat her tomatoes.
Bring your family at 1pm on Saturday 5th November for a giggle.
Master Money the Millionaire, Mrs Jolly's Joke Shop, Master
Track's Train and Mr Creep the Crook all by Allan Ahlberg
No more Kisses for Bernard by Niki Daly (Not in the bookshop at time of writing. Please, use our BookFinder service)
Look! There's a lion in the library! A tiger in a picture! A pig
playing a trumpet! What's going on? Come and find out at story time
this Sunday with Hannah and Rosie, 1 o'clock on 23rd October in the
English Bookshop, Uppsala.
Upcoming Storytelling at The Uppsala English bookshop during the autumn of 2011: Saturday, 5th November at 1pm
Are bears scary or cuddly? Dogs can be a man’s best friend but what
happens when there are no men around? Come and hear about animals that
are toys, pets and beasts at story-time with Hannah and Rosie at 1
o’clock on 9th October at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.
The summer holidays are over and weren't they wonderful? But how fantastic to pick up our pencils and books again as school starts! Come and hear stories about holiday fun and starting back at school, suitable for children and their adults."
First story telling is the 18th September at 13 o'clock in The Uppsala English Bookshop.
Tomorrow Saturday November 20 we are starting up our Storytelling for Children sessions in the Uppsala shop again. We're really looking forward to this. It's for 3-6 year olds primarily and you don't need to sign up for it.
Even a goldfish can dream of adventure… From his enviable view from a balcony on the 27th floor of an apartment block, Ian the Goldfish has frequent – if fleeting – desires for a more exciting life. Until one day, a series of unfortunate events give him an opportunity to escape… Our story begins, however, with the human inhabitants of Ian’s building. And as Ian tumbles perilously downwards, he will witness all their lives, loves, triumphs and disasters…
Fishbowl by Bradley Somer is our general fiction Book of the Month.
A truly original, philosophically joyful and charming novel with the unlikeliest of heroes. This is Tales of the City as seen by a goldfish. Subscribe to the book-of-the-month!
After thirty years at St Oswald’s Grammar in North Yorkshire, Latin master Roy Straitley has seen all kinds of boys come and go – the clowns, the rebels, the underdogs, and those he calls his Brodie boys. But every so often there’s a boy who doesn’t fit the mould. A troublemaker. A boy capable of twisting everything around him. A boy with hidden shadows inside. A boy who even twenty years on haunts his teacher’s dreams. A boy capable of bad things.
The impressively versatile Joanne Harris is in Different Class in her psychological thriller mode, at her darkest and most unsettling. A magnificently plotted and twisty journey to the heart of a 24-year-old crime... Subscribe to the book-of-the-month!