Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

    Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is very happy to shine our Friday spotlight on children’s book author Kyle Lukoff. Kyle spent ten years as a bookseller, and then nine more years as a school librarian, which means that basically his entire life has always been books. He mostly write picture books, with some …

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  It’s the end of January at our little store that’s bigger on the inside, and we welcome you to our Monday Updates blog!         While we wait for the Caldicott medals to be awarded today, January 30, 2023, I thought I would post some of the children’s books that I would …

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  Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is very happy to shine our Friday spotlight on children’s picture book author Kristy Kielbasinski. Kristy is a Boston based stand-up comedian and author. She draws inspiration from her life as a stay-at-home mom and housewife. Her children’s book “I Don’t Know” blends her comedy and love of reading. …

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  Grace Lin is a Massachusetts children’s book author who has written for most age groups, including new board books for babies, and novels for middle grades, including a new Mulan prequel, BEFORE THE SWORD, which she talks about in this interview. This was originally published on June 18, 2021.      

  There are several holidays happening during this holiday season, and Hanukkah, or Chanukkah is the celebration for Jewish people that takes place around this time of year.     There are many traditions that go along with this holiday, which lasts for 8 days, and many books that have been written for children to …

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    For those of you needing to find gifts for young children, Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is pleased to showcase our Early Reader books, created in up to 5 reading levels.     We do have some Winter and Holiday early readers. An example of a “My First” level reader, which has basic …

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  If you are searching for a nice gift for children, Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester has some wonderful boxed sets of books. Many of the suggested ages for these boxed sets are 8-12, although you would know the reading levels of the children better.  Often, if children get interested in a book, they enjoy …

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  J. William Zoldak is a former local school Guidance Counselor who, after he retired, tried his hand at writing. His third book, Grandpa’s Memories of Main Street contains anecdotes about his adventures as a young boy in the 50’s in a small town in upstate NY. In this interview he tells one of those …

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  Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to spotlight children’s picture book author and illustrator Alex Willan. Alex, for readers unfamiliar with your work, how would you describe what you write?  What can readers expect from your newest book? What do you think draws readers to these kinds of books?     I would …

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  Ginjer Clarke writes weird, wonderful books for children that are fun and factful. These are books about strange and funny creatures, scary ones, and some that many people used to think were real, such as in her latest book, ARE DRAGONS REAL? In this interview, Ginjer talks about her beginning reader books and explains …

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