Welcome to Children’s Book World!
Children’s Book World is an independent, full-service children’s bookstore featuring a comprehensive inventory, knowledgeable staff, and exciting events. Children’s Book World opened its doors for the first time in July, 1989—and now, over twenty-five years later, we’re going strong!
Wednesday, May 4, 4:30 p.m.
Laugh out loud with Mac Barnett and check out his hilarious new book Rules of the House!
Thursday, May 5, 4-5 p.m.
Linda Sue Park
Join us for an afternoon with Linda Sue Park and hear about her latest books. For chapter book readers, check out Wing & Claw #1: Forest of Wonders. For picture book readers, discover Yaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs.
See the regional premiere of “A Single Shard”, adapted from Linda Sue Park’s Newbery award-winning book, at People’s Light this spring.
Saturday, July 30, 10:00 p.m.
Midnight Release Party for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
An 8th Harry Potter story is coming, and you can get it here at Children’s Book World the moment it goes on sale! Join us at our
Midnight Release Party starting at 10pm on July 30. Books will be distributed at midnight in the order they were purchased, beginning with preorders. Preorder early to be at the head of the line! Just give us a call at 610-642-6274 to reserve your copy.
THE EIGHTH STORY. NINETEEN YEARS LATER.
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, the new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed
Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will
receive its world premiere in London’s West End on July 30, 2016.
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a
husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.