Welcome to the January 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.
There are many reasons to collect children's books: for the amusing story line; for the charming illustrations or to evoke a childhood memory. Any one of these may lead to the purchase of a book which rises in value and can be seen as an investment. Selecting a book to buy as an investment first, and for interest second, is much harder. Which of today's new books will be "The Wind in The Willows" of tomorrow? Which of today's illustrators is the Arthur Rackham of 2020?...... Read the full article
Featured Books - Billy Bunter - contributed by Adam
Billy Bunter is the most famous creation by the author Charles Hamilton, written under the pen name Frank Richards. Charles Hamilton used upwards of twenty pen names and is the most prolific author of boy's stories of all time. You will find him in the Guinness book of records and it is estimated that he wrote over 80,000,000 words or the equivalent of 1,000 average length novels. Born in Ealing, Middlesex, England on August 8, 1876, it is thought that he wrote his first story just nine years later, in 1885.
Billy Bunter was brought to fame as part of The Magnet, a boy's magazine which ran between 1908 and 1940 for a total of....... Read More
A Sample of New Stock
|News in Brief
Amongst the books catalogued this month, we have a selection of Cecil Aldin, Folio Society, Batsfords Books, Ladybird Puddle Lane series & so much more.
New Winnie-the-Pooh book due out in October! -
The well-loved children's book character Winnie-The-Pooh is set to make a comeback this year in the first authorized sequel since the original books were published during the 1920's.
This month's picture is a stunning image of some frozen cobwebs.
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