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A huge selection of books to purchase
They make great gifts...
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Enjoy a nice warm drink, and an award
winning cake in friendly, comfy surroundings
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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.

Only £7.99

Paperback Edition

June's Featured Book

Rise of the School for Good and Evil

By Soman Chainani

Publisher : Harper Collins Children’s Books

Language : English

Paperback : 368 pages

ISBN-13 : 978-0008508029

THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL will soon be a major motion picture from Netflix – starring Academy Award winner Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Yeoh, Sofia Wylie, Sophie Anne Caruso, Jamie Flatters, Earl Cave, Kit Young and more!

The battle between Good and Evil begins.

Go back in time to the beginning of the School for Good and Evil and uncover the never-before-told events leading up to Sophie and Agatha’s dramatic arrival and the beginning of their epic fairy tale.

Two brothers. One Good. One Evil.

Together, they watch over the Endless Woods. Together, they choose the students for the School for Good and Evil. Together they train them, teach them, prepare them for their fate.

Then, something happens. Something that will change everything and everyone. Who will survive? Who will rule the School?

The journey starts here. With magic, surprises and daring deeds at every turn, courage and loyalty will be put to the test, only to lead you to the very beginning of the adventures that are The School for Good and Evil.

Gift vouchers make a perfect present.

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?

£5, £10 and £20 Vouchers available.

Book shop - buy your book directly below

A Girl Called Jack : 100 delicious budget recipes
A Girl Called Jack : 100 delicious budget recipes
by Monroe, Jack Lifestyle, sport & leisure Paperback
£14.99 Add to basket
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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

Perfect gifts, ready to buy online...

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The Boy, the mole, the fox and the horse
A book of hope for uncertain times. Enter the world of Charlie's four unlikely friends, discover their story and their most important life lessons. The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse have been shared millions of times online - perhaps you've seen them? They've also been recreated by children in schools and hung on hospital walls. They sometimes even appear on lamp posts and on cafe and bookshop windows. Perhaps you saw the boy and mole on the Comic Relief T-shirt, Love Wins? Here, you will find them together in this book of Charlie's most-loved drawings, adventuring into the Wild and exploring the thoughts and feelings that unite us all.
£16.99 Add to basket
The Charm and the Flight Concertina Card
The Charm and the Flight Concertina Card
by Morris, Jackie Lifestyle, sport & leisure Other
£7.99 Add to basket
The Good Bear signed book + Complimentary Bag
The Good Bear signed book + Complimentary Bag
The Good Bear signed book + Complimentary hessian bag A story that will warm your heart and take you on an adventure you'll never forget. What a great Gift!
£12.99 Read more
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The Ickabog
The Ickabog is coming… A mythical monster, a kingdom in peril, an adventure that will test two children’s bravery to the limit. Discover a brilliantly original fairy tale about the power of hope and friendship to triumph against all odds, from one of the world’s best storytellers. The kingdom of Cornucopia was once the happiest in the world. It had plenty of gold, a king with the finest moustaches you could possibly imagine, and butchers, bakers and cheesemongers whose exquisite foods made a person dance with delight when they ate them.
£20.00 Add to basket