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Welcome to the May newsletter from Stella and Rose's Books. The aim of our newsletter is to keep you informed of new information, articles and books available on our website. We hope you enjoy it. 

This Month - Can I help you? - Contributed by Catriona

I sing with a small choir and before a recent concert our conductor suggested we rest our voices for a day or two and tried to talk as little as possible. How, I wondered, was I going to do that when talking to customers is a large part of my job! I really enjoy chatting to the many people who visit or phone Rose's Books. I ignored his advice and carried on as normal!

As well as dealing with book related queries I seem to spend some time (particularly in summer) giving Tourist Information. We do have an excellent Tourist Information Centre in Hay.....Read the full article.

Can I help you?

A Sample of New Stock

The House That Jack Built by Muriel Levy Backwards to Britain by Jules Verne
Camera on the Crags by Alan Hankinson Tilt A Skewed History of the Tower of Pisa by Nicholas Shrady
The House That Jack Built by Muriel Levy
Backwards to Britain by Jules Verne
Camera on the Crags by Alan Hankinson
Tilt A Skewed Histoy of the Tower of Pisa by Nicholas Shrady
Price: £40

Other Ladybird books

Price: £18

More History (Victorian) books

Price: £24

Other Mountaineering books

Price: £10

More Architecture books

Featured Book - Comforting Thoughts & For Today by Mable Lucie Attwell - contributed by Maria

I will admit that Mabel Lucie Attwell is my favourite illustrator of children's books. So, it is only natural that I feature another of her books for my 'featured book' article (previously I selected Bunty and the Boo-Boos).

There are a couple of little books which we have in stock at the moment that are illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell and are in Valentine & Sons “Golden Thoughts” Booklets series.   Read more.....

Comforting Thoughts & For Today

Selection from our Special Book Room

Stormchaser by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell The Boo-Boos at the Seaside Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell

Redmire Pool by K. Clifford and L. Arbury

The Alaskan Malamute by Barbara A. Brooks and Sherry E. Wallis

Stormchaser by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
Redmire Pool by K. Clifford
The Alaskan Malamute
1st. edition 1999. Published by Doubleday. The second title in 'The Edge Chronicles' fantasy series. SIGNED by both authors to title page.
1st. edition 1922. Published by Valentine & Sons Ltd. Small format. Beige boards with brown titles to spine and front cover, pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 colour plates plus a few b/w text illustrations.
Price: £240
Beekay Publishers. 1st. edition 1984. With contribution by BB. Carp fishing. SIGNED by both authors to free front endpaper. Also includes a postcard signed by BB and mentioning this book.
Yesterday and Today. Published by Alpine. 1st. edition 1998. Large format. Pictorial boards. B/w photos. A lovely copy!
Price: £280

Recent additions:
Included in the books that we have catalogued this month are: Moveable; Ornithology; Observers; Fantasy; Transport; History and much more....

Selected posts from our Blog:-

Book of the Week: The Complete Nonsense Books of Edward Lear

Doughnuts with Richmal Crompton

Photo-Montage In Memory of Maurice Sendak

Tintern Old Station - Day 5

To view the latest from the blog, please click here. I look forward to reading your comments.

View From Tintern Signal Box
This month's photo is Theresa's view out of one window, as she spends time in Tintern Old Station Signal Box.
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