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Welcome to the October 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.

Theme of the Month - A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing
contributed by

The Livestock Guarding Dog is a member of the pastoral breed of dogs, but unlike many dogs in this group, it doesn’t do any herding!

Its main role is to protect the herd or flock from predators and they do this by becoming a member of the herd or flock itself. They are able to do this as they are bonded to the herd from an early age and watch for predators from within the group.

Many of the Livestock Guarding dogs today ... Read more

Penguin Guards

A Sample of New Stock

German Military Handguns 1879-1918 by Walter, John The GWR Stars, Castles & Kings Part Two: 1930-1965 by Nock, O.S. The Encyclopaedia Of Early Photography by Jones, Bernard E. Eagle Annual No. 10 by Makins, Clifford
German Military Handguns 1879-1918The Gwr Stars, Castles & Kings Part Two: 1930-1965The Encyclopeadia Of Early PhotographyEagle Annual No. 10
Price: £27.00Price: £10.00Price: £35.00Price: £18.00
More Firearms books More GWR (Railways) books More Photography books More Eagle Annuals and Related books

Bonus Article - 'Once upon a time...'
Contributed by Theresa

There cannot be many people who do not hold a fondness for Fairy Tales, especially ones such as Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White.

A Fairy Tale need not contain any mention of fairies at all, however there are certain elements that I think a Fairy Tale cannot do without. There should obviously be princesses and princes, a giant or two, wicked stepmothers and at least a fairy godmother!
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Selection from our Special Book Room

Elsie J. Oxenham Omnibus For Girls by Oxenham, Elsie J.The Water Babies by Kingsley, CharlesThe Midnight Folk by Masefield, JohnLighting By Gas by Chandler, D.
Elsie J. Oxenham Omnibus For GirlsThe Water BabiesThe Midnight FolkLighting By Gas
1st. 1932. Three complete full length novels, including 'Win through', 'At home', and 'Play up'. Includes rare wrapper.
Price: £150
Illustrated by Attwell, Mabel Lucie. The Raphael House Library series. 12 charming colour plates plus b/w text illustrations.
Price: £160
Limited to 265 copies of which 250 were for sale. Copy no. 139. SIGNED by author.
Price: £220
An Outline of Its History published in 1939. Includes many diagrams and b/w photos.
Price: £125

Recent additions:
Include books by W.E. Johns, Arthur Ransome, Rosemary Sutcliff, Enid Blyton and books about Cars, Military, History and many more......

Selected posts from our Blog:-

Book of the Week: A Decade of Architectural Design

Banned Books Week - Can you guess which one?

Hay Walking Festival 10-14th October

Nessun Dorma - Especially when you are learning a new song!

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

Stella Flloor

This month's photo is a montage of a new floor going into one of the rooms at Stella books. See blog post A new floor at Stella Books

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