August 18, 2018

A Skinful of Shadows was one of our book group books. I think it was different to what we normally read because we don't choose ghost stories that much. Whe I left I was reading it on the bus home and when I got home I just sat on my bed reading it for ages. I couldn't...

August 18, 2018

What I love most about Book Group is that you read books you don't normally read and then you can chat about them with kids out of school you haven't met before. I like this because it means that you have friends to talk with and good books to read. Also, because we me...

April 18, 2018

If for most people Easter rhymes with holidays, eggs and chocolates, at Pickled Pepper, it also rhymes with experiments, illustrations and theatre! 


Over the Easter weekend, author Polly Faber came in for festive storytelling and crafting, reading her new picture...

March 21, 2018

On Saturday 17th March, Pickled Pepper Books celebrated International Woman’s Day with an event combining crafts and reading of inspiring extracts from ‘Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls’.

We talked about famous women who made history, such as Maya Angelou, Mary Anning...

February 28, 2018

On Saturday 03rd February, Pickled Pepper Books had the honour to host an event with the talented award-winning author Zehra Hicks, introducing her latest book, Giraffe and Frog (Two Hoots, Pan Macmillan). This witty and colourful picture book relates the story of two...

August 7, 2017

This book is the sequel to the London eye mystery. It is about how Ted Spark goes to stay with his Aunt Gloria, who works at the Guggenheim Museum, and cousin Salim in New York.

He is not sure he likes New York at first, but when he enters the Guggenheim Museum he finds...