In one week we welcome: Local Young Adult & Children’s Author Melanie Mosher Author of Goth Girl and Fire Pie Trout. She will here Saturday, February 10th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm to talk about, sign & sell her books. We look forward to seeing you for our very first special event here at Dartmouth Book […]
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“Then suddenly, Mr. Wonka stopped. In front of him, there was a shiny metal door. The party crowded round. On the door, in large letters, it said: THE CHOCOLATE ROOM”- End of Chapter 14- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. Before you open the door to the chocolate room make/eat something chocolate with […]
“The only meals they could afford were bread and margarine for breakfast, boiled potatoes and cabbage for lunch and cabbage soup for supper.” excerpt from Chapter 1- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. I suspect our Cabbage Soup was a lot tastier than the Bucket’s. How will you celebrate Family Literacy Day??? […]
On January 17- 1964, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was published for the first time. That’s 54 whole years of the one and only Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket, Grandpa Joe, five Golden Tickets, a tonne of Wonka Chocolate Bars and those four really rather ghastly children. Celebrate by reading this story to your child(ren). […]
Happy Birthday Michael Bond, creator of Paddington Bear. He would have been 92 years old yesterday. January 13th, 1926- June 27th, 2017. Help celebrate his birthday with your child(ren) by reading some of the many Paddington Bear stories he wrote, go to see Paddington Bear 2 now in Theatres, have an orange marmalade day or […]
Jeff Brown, Author of the Flat Stanley series, would have turned 92 on January 1st, 2017 (Jan 1st 1926-Dec 3rd 2003) The Flat Stanley books are quite popular in elementary schools and as a spin off activity, classes have coloured cutouts of Flat Stanley & mailed him all over the world. Flat Stanley has been photographed […]
It was so nice to see that many of our “Blind Date With A Book” books were bought this year as Secret Santa Gifts.
December 21, 1937, Dr. Seuss had his first book published “I Saw It On Mulberry Street”. It was 23 years later, 1960, that “Green Eggs & Ham”, my personal favourite was published. Happy 80th Anniversary!!!
And the winner of the Christmas Basket by Still Moments Magazine was Jodie Usher. Congratulations Jodie. And once again we’d like to give a big thanks to Darlene Fredette of Still Moments Magazine for her generosity and support of Dartmouth Book Exchange. Thanks Darlene!
We now have a selection of charm bookmarks for sale, in 2 different styles, made by Still Moments Designs. Perfect to go with that Gift Certificate or book for Christmas.