The Live Experience

The Live Experience

The 2018 round up As we draw to the end of 2018, ‘best of’ lists are hitting the press and internet. I enjoy browsing these.  Yet, I cannot create a Bookwagon Best Of Books 2018. Bookwagon sells books that have been read, loved and recommended by us, only....
The Gift of A Story

The Gift of A Story

The Gift of a Story Mr Bookwagon and I were walking across a nighttime bridge in Stratford-upon-Avon, when he recalled an evening from his adolescence. During a sixth form geography field trip in Devon he’d felt the call of nature late one night. He stumbled...
To be known and loved

To be known and loved

To be known and loved ‘Look up and swear by the spring of the green that you’ll never forget…’ (Siegfried Sassoon, ‘Aftermath‘ Poems from the First World War) Aftermath by Siegfried Sassoon, read by Jeremy Irons In aiming for...
Let’s start at the very beginning

Let’s start at the very beginning

Let’s start at the very beginning My early language experiences influence my reading behaviour to this day. Sitting alongside me is ‘Classic Rhymes for Kiwi Kids‘. It is not a Bookwagon title for it is neither relevant to nor available in Britain....
A Bookwagon Experience

A Bookwagon Experience

A Bookwagon Experience It has been a busy few weeks for Bookwagon. We exhibited with Reading Rocks South, thanks to the support of our ‘third wheel’. Our calendar is filling up with book fairs. Schools have booked more writers and illustrators for visits,...
The pictures tell the story

The pictures tell the story

Bookwagon holds fast to a mantra to recommend and sell books we have read and loved only. We describe each title on our site. Customers need to know they can trust our knowledge and experience of children’s books I have worked my way through a host of...