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This children's bookshop aims to be a live space where customers do not only buy books, but also enjoy activities that promote reading such as storytellers for the youngest family members, puppets and live music, workshops to encourage reading, writing, theatre, handicrafts and music. The space is small but very well organized.

The bookshop has two floors that are divided as follows: Upstairs there are various sections dedicated to parents, teachers and professionals from the world of children's books, specialized magazines, poetry, theatre and children's folklore, encouragement for reading, history of literature for children, didactics, education and psychology, books for babies. There is also a space for teenagers and adults with comics, illustrated books and literature in general. Last but not least, there is a small area for toys that are always artisanal, imaginative or related to books, and an audiovisual section where quality is more important than other aspects.

Downstairs is home to children's literature. We can find the sections in age and genre order. From 2 to 5 years: family, fears, knowledge, the world, classic tales and modern stories, art, illustrated albums. From 5 to 9 years: narrative, witches, fairies and other fantasy creatures, coexistence and integration, illustrated albums. From 9 to 12 years: narrative, the knowledge corner, modern stores, mystery, learn to think. From 13 on: narrative, history, learn to think, mystery. For all ages: craftwork, art, music and cinema, kitchen, books in French, English and Italian.


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Santiago, 18
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 14:00 h. / 17:00 - 20:30 h. ; Sat 10:30 - 14:30 h. / 17:00 - 20:30 h.

(+34) 91 541 71 09
Ópera (L2, L5, R)
Sol (L1, L2, L3)
3, 148
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