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Nestled on the high street of Kirkham is Book, Bean and Ice Cream, a thriving independent café and boutique book and gift shop.

A favourite with locals and visitors alike, the shop is the passion of proprietor Elaine Silverwood.

Why not take a look around our website and learn a little more about what’s on offer at Book, Bean and Ice Cream? We also have an online store that offers a range of signed books by some of the best loved and most familiar names writing today. We look forward to welcoming you and hope you will come to love our special shop and cafe as much as we do.

Cover image of The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Only £8.00


Signed Copy

May's Featured Book

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Publisher : Penguin; 1st edition (13 May 2021)
Language : English
Paperback : 416 pages
ISBN-10 : 0241988268
ISBN-13 : 978-0241988268
Dimensions : 12.9 x 2.5 x 19.8 cm

In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders.

But when a brutal killing takes place on their very doorstep, the Thursday Murder Club find themselves in the middle of their first live case.

Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron might be pushing eighty but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves.

Can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer before it’s too late?

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Our vouchers can be used to either make purchases from our great book selection, our Artisan Gifts or to enjoy a lovely coffee with a delicious cake. Valid for twelve months why not give the gift of choice?

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Cover image for A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder
Winner of the Children's Book of the Year, British Book Awards 2020   The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But having grown up in the same small town that was consumed by the crime, Pippa Fitz-Amobi isn't so sure. When she chooses the case as the topic for her final project, she starts to uncover secrets that someone in town desperately wants to stay hidden. And if the real killer is still out there, how far will they go to keep Pip from the truth . . . ? Perfect for fans of One of Us Is LyingG
£7.99 Add to basket
A Heart So Fierce and Broken
A Heart So Fierce and Broken
by Kemmerer, Brigid Children's, young adult & educational Paperback
£7.99 Add to basket
A Higher Loyalty : Truth, Lies, and Leadership
A Higher Loyalty : Truth, Lies, and Leadership
by Comey, James Language Hardback
£20.00 Add to basket
A Journal for Heroes
A Journal for Heroes
by Cowell, Cressida Children's, young adult & educational Hardback
£9.99 Add to basket

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Cover image for Pippi Longstockings Goes Aboard illustrated by Lauren Child
Pippi Longstocking Goes Aboard
This flagship gift edition illustrated by Lauren Child is a glorious celebratory tribute to the strongest girl in the world in her 75th anniversary year. Pippi Longstocking lives in Villa Villekulla with a horse, a monkey, and a big suitcase full of gold coins. Pippi and her friends Tommy and Annika have the best time together-going to the fair, buying ALL the sweets in the sweet shop, and getting shipwrecked for the weekend. But the fun might stop all too soon if Pippi agrees to go back to sea with her father.
£20.00 Add to basket
Poems to Fall in Love With
Poems to Fall in Love With
by Riddell, Chris Children's, young adult & educational Hardback
£12.99 Add to basket
Cover image of 'Pride and Prejudice'
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice: An Epistolary Edition Containing Nineteen Handwritten Letters is a collection of the letters exchanged between Jane Austen's characters in Pride and Prejudice. Glassine pockets placed throughout the book contain removable replicas of all 19 letters in the story. From Lydia's announcement of her elopement, to Mr. Darcy's honest, beseeching missive to Elizabeth, this deluxe edition pays homage to the power of these epistles.
£30.00 Add to basket
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
by Mackesy, Charlie Fiction & related items Hardback
£16.99 Add to basket