Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

Tower Books is happy to shine our Friday spotlight on Children’s Book Author  J. William Zoldak. J. William Zoldak was born in the Highlands along the Hudson River in 1943. He spent his formative years roaming through the mountains, fields, and forests surrounding the town of Cornwall, NY. After college he entered the field of …

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Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday spotlight on Jan Brett, both the author and the artist behind the New York Times bestselling children’s favorites, The Hat, The Mitten, and Snowy Nap, as well as many other classics. She is actually a Massachusetts native, living on the South Shore. Thanks so much for …

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Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday spotlight on children’s book author Jack Gantos.  Jack is the author of fifty books for children from the Rotten Ralph picture books, collections of Jack Henry short stories, upper elementary and middle school Joey Pigza and Norvelt novels, to middle school and young adult …

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Our restock shipments this week have included a nice spread of titles from the WHO IS / WHO WAS / WHAT IS / WHERE IS series from Penguin Workshop.  Just in time for educators to use in their coursework planning for upcoming theme months, these books sell quickly and have a dedicated following.   This …

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Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday Spotlight on Cynthia Platt this week! Cynthia was at our 65 James Street store for Small Business Saturday, and we still have some of her books available for gifts. Thank you so much for joining us, Cynthia! Can you please tell us briefly a …

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A story is powerful, regardless of the language it’s read, told, or heard in. But hearing a story in a different language, or being able to read a story in the language one knows best is important for comprehension and an overall ability to enjoy a tale. Here at Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester on …

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Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday Spotlight on children’s book author, Jane Sutton!  Jane was just at our store for Small Business Saturday, so we have several signed books from her—particularly some Hanukkah titles that you can pick up just in time for the holiday! Thank you so much for …

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We hope all of our friends and family in the US had a safe and lovely holiday and shopping weekend! We had an especially wonderful time at our Small Business Saturday celebration with authors and illustrators from the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. Thank you to all the authors and illustrators who came …

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Welcome November! As we move with the calendar and holidays, take a look at our changing shelves… and deeper discounts! Many of our spooky Halloween titles have had their prices lowered, and now we’ve got our Thanksgiving and December holiday titles—both new and used!—on display for folks to find. (And competitively priced for gift shopping!) …

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We promise—we haven’t forgotten about the Big Announcement coming… it is coming! Soon! Keep your eyes on our Facebook Events Page and our website for or sign up for our newsletter so you don’t miss it! Are you watching The Haun ting of Hill House? We’ve got copies of the books by Shirley Jackson – …

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