The Aardvark Blog

The Aardvark Blogger is always busy!

Lots going on with events and visitors to the bookshop. Not to mention plans for next year, markets and fairs, author events, live music and much more. Keep looking in to find out about everything that is happening in the bookshop in the middle of nowhere.

Quiet before the storm24th March 2014

We have several large consignments of new books - covering art, history, Folio Society etc - coming into stock over the next month, but at the moment we are in a slight lull, during which time we are trying to  catch up on some of the piles of books that we have bought over the last few years and never had time to process.

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Thinking about books and bookselling19th March 2014

Over the last week  I have given a couple of interviews - one to a bookseller blog and the other to a specialist French magazine - about books and bookselling, and last night found me in Ross talking to the Friends of Ross Library group about the same kinds of issues.

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Age recommendations on children's books5th March 2014

Got a tweet through from Katy Moran a favourite Aardvark author this morning, mentioning a twitter discussion on pros and cons of age advice on children's books.

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Sunshine and children's books1st March 2014

An early dog walk in spring sunshine set the pattern of the day. Crisp under foot, but with a beautiful open blue sky it seemed as if the year had finally turned.

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