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COVID 19 Update - 24/03/2020 - We Are Open - Online Only

Following government restrictions - and recent flooding - our shop is closed to the public. We will continue processing orders via the internet as per usual - to the best of our ability. We will continue to evaluate the situation as time passes. We are running a reduced staff - so please bear with us. We will try and answer phone enquiries - but would prefer if you contacted us via email ( Thank you for your patience during these trying times.

Update - 25/03/2020
The office will be closed over weekends until further notice - but orders will be dealt with and dispatched promptly on Monday. This will mean that no one will be answering the telephone during weekends. We will however try and keep an eye on email enquiries.

Update - 01/04/2020
Royal Mail has suspended delivery to a few countries - more information here - If your country is 'on suspension' you are welcome to order and we will ship as soon as we can.

Update - 03/04/2020
Royal Mail are no longer collecting our post as part of the restrictions created by Covid-19 pandemic. We will be personally taking your parcels to the sorting office first thing the next working day after your purchase was completed (excluding Wednesday when the sorting office is closed all day). This is because the sorting office is now only open to the public 7am-9am. Thank you for your patience.

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20% discount on Fairies books in our Special Book Room.

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