Welcome to the February newsletter from Stella and Rose's Books. The aim of our newsletter is to keep you informed on a monthly basis of new information, articles and books available on our website. We hope you enjoy it.
This Month - Guide Books- contributed by Cliff
Whether we travel to Seattle or Salzburg, Prestatyn or Perth we expect to be guided. Today it may be by the technology in our pocket, to which the location of the best Bombay restaurant in Birmingham will be beamed. Generally we have our Guide Book - but why?
Certainly there is merit in knowing where the nearest Public Convenience is situated (especially after the Best Bombay!), but do we really need the views of the Local Council publicity department as to the grand attractions of their locale with not a blemish throughout the town? Can we even define
what a Guide Book is? Read more
Featured Books -The Little Grey Men - contributed by Maria
Can you guess what type of beings the Little Grey Men are? I bet you can... go on... guess!
Yes, the little grey men are gnomes! Not only are they gnomes, but they are the only four remaining gnomes in Britain!
Baldmoney, Sneezewort and Dodder live under an oak tree on the banks of the Folly brook in Warwickshire. "The Little Grey Men" is the story of how the three gnomes set off in search of their long-lost brother Cloudberry. Previously Cloudberry had decided to go off in search of the source of the Folly brook. He never returned... Read the full article.
A Sample of New Stock
|News in Brief
Amongst the books catalogued this month, we have a selection of D.C. Thomson Annuals, which include Adventure Land, Bash Street Kids, Beano, Dandy, Dennis the Menace, Rover, Sparky, Topper, Wizard and many more. We have also had new Childrens titles in the Classic Adventure Series, Observers Books and more.
We have new and updated Annuals information pages, please click here to view.
The Two Rivers Folk Festival dates for 2009 have been announced as 3rd, 4th and 5th of July this year. If you would like to see Chepstow and the surrounding area during this special occasion - start making your plans now!
To see other news in brief, please click here.
|This month's picture is of Tintern Abbey - Stella Books is one of the buildings in the distance behind the bridge. The image is
taken from the Devil's Pulpit viewpoint on one of the many beautiful walks around Tintern.
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