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The 12 Gifts of Christmas!

The 12 Gifts of Christmas!

Starting today and for the next 12 days we will be sharing our top 12 gifts for Christmas with you - lots of lovely interactive books, plus more! Watch our facebook page and this blog as we add a new item each day. You can buy at any time using code 12days at checkout to get a 15% discount. Day One Pinball Science From Isaac Newton's laws of motion to types of energy and forces, the 32-page book explains everything you need to know about how your pinball machine works, and includes awesome experiments to do at home. Follow the...

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Christmas at The Story Pot

Christmas at The Story Pot

The countdown to Christmas is beginning, and here at The Story Pot we have a wonderful selection of Christmas books.  We are even giving you 15% off for the rest of October with code Christmas15. To get you started here are a few of our favourites. Firstly, the Christmas version of 'Walk This World'. This is a fantastic book, showing the journey of Father Christmas around the world, with flaps numbered 1 to 24, making it perfect for advent, and featuring information about Christmas traditions in different countries. Secondly, we have a number of new Christmas activity books, with things...

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Maps by by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski - Reviewed by Caroline Ewans, The Wimbeldon Story Pot

Maps by by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski - Reviewed by Caroline Ewans, The Wimbeldon Story Pot

This is the kind of book you just want to keep for ever. It is in a very large format and has fantastic maps in a distinctive and intricate style, in a limited and subtle range of colours. It has 52 maps with information on geography, culture, people, animals, plants and more. There are loads of interesting details - it is more about the pictures than the words. It's a book to sit down and talk about with your child. Although it is probably aimed at 7-12 year olds, it will fascinate younger children and be treasured by older ones....

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The Secrets of the Sea - Big Picture Press

The Secrets of the Sea - Big Picture Press

As part of our September Publisher of the Month with Big Picture Press, we thought we would share some of our favourites of their books - a difficult task as they are all so beautiful! We are sharing more here about 'Secrets of the Sea'. From first sight it is obvious that this hardback book is a thing of beauty! It's a large book, measuring approximately 30cm square, and the illustration on the front gives an insight in to the loveliness that lies within.  Each double page of the book features a large full page illustration, and information on the...

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We're Changing!

We're Changing!

We have made big changes to the way we work at The Story Pot. We've been running for a year now selling our fantastic range of books, and we have had a good look at what works well and spoken to our bookseller team about what they love about The Story Pot. We have found that our Booksellers have joined the team, and stayed with us, because of the love of the books and the range that we offer. They like being able to offer such a interesting and high quality variety of books, and give the best service to...

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