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Every book a kid could ever want and a lot more

I have been going to this bookshop since my son was a little boy and still visit regularly with my... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2017
Sydney, Australia
I never walk out of here with less than 2 books in my hand!

I love this bookshop! I have been coming here for more than 20 years - I first started when my... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
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Dec 6, 2017
“Every book a kid could ever want and a lot more”
Sep 28, 2017
“I never walk out of here with less than 2 books in my hand!”
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6 Hannah St, Beecroft, Hornsby, New South Wales 2119, Australia
+61 2 9481 8811
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

I have been going to this bookshop since my son was a little boy and still visit regularly with my friend's grandchildren. There is always something happening and this bookshop is legendary all over Sydney

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

I love this bookshop! I have been coming here for more than 20 years - I first started when my daughters were small and at first we enjoyed browsing and purchasing childrens' books for them to enjoy and then teens. Not to mention lining up...More

1  Thank CathyB1556
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

A lovely bookshop, with a great range of books and resources for all ages. I have visited the children's Bookshop at Beecroft on many occasions and have always been well looked after. If they don't have your book in stock, they will order it for...More

1  Thank Portsea1
Reviewed May 28, 2017

I try and take my grandchildren here at least once a month.The staff are so helpful and the variety of books is amazing.Well worth a visit.

1  Thank MaggieC56
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

It is always hard to leave this beautiful book shop! All of the staff are so lovely and welcoming as well as knowledgeable when making all sorts of recommendations. My children just love the special afternoon author events and workshops in the holidays! Although we...More

5  Thank Sarahceee
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Its been there as long as I can remember and is not only a local and Sydney icon but also a serindipidous experience with book shops having almost disappeared. Sitting in an old arm chair browsing through lovely books is soporific and a rare experience...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2016

Another visit to Beecroft and I couldn't resist another peep into this dual bookshop for children and adults. My Beecroft friend, a retired school teacher, told me the shop people are as helpful as always. A young staffer had advised her on a book series...More

1  Thank Alys-Schatzi
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

The Children's Bookshop in Beecroft has a wonderful selection of books for not only children but for all ages! The staff are all friendly and helpful. Workshops are also run during the school holidays for children of all ages.

1  Thank phoebew599
Reviewed April 25, 2016

I have been visiting The Children's Bookshop at Beecroft since I was a child. I now take my child and it is still a special experience. The staff are very helpful and will offer suggestions or order in for you.

1  Thank Bronwyn S
Reviewed March 2, 2016

I love this iconic little shop. Who wouldn't. It has something for everyone and has extremely knowledgable, helpful and friendly staff. They always have visiting authors and are a real part of the Beecroft community.

1  Thank CassandradeBoer
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