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Covid-19 Operations Update February 26th 2021

We are happy to say we are still operating online as per usual, the shop is closed to the public until further notice. Royal Mail is collecting our post the next working day after your order is processed.

Please note Royal Mail has suspended delivery to a few countries – more information here: If your country is listed as ‘on suspension’ you are very welcome to order and we will ship as soon as we can.

Did you know...

Famous illustrator Ronald Searle was born on this day in 1920.

Click here to see books illustrated by Ronald Searle.

Special Offer

20% discount on Military books in our Special Book Room.

Type in voucher code MILITEX at the checkout to apply your discount before payment. Valid to 10th March 2021

Browse current stock of Military books in this offer

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Teddy Bears
Question: What did Andy Pandy, Christopher Robin, Zippy, Kermit, Bill Badger and Noddy all have in common? Answer: They all had a bear in their lives! (To find out which bears you have to read to the end of the article…) While these bears take many forms, I am going to focus on the beloved Teddy Bear for this article. How this delightful stuffed toy got its name is quite a long story. It began with Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States...

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam illustrated by Edmund Dulac
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam illustrated by Edmund Dulac The Moving Finger……. As a child I had an illustrated copy of Arabian Nights.  I was fascinated by those pictures and stories.  It conjured up an exotic world that seemed magical and so far removed from my own.  That is why I am drawn to this copy of “The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam”.  It is beautifully illustrated by Edmund Dulac and seems once again to transport me to ancient Persia and to the minarets...

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