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Save the date: Launch events at

Wood Green Central Library

June 12th 2015

Patron of Reading: Haringey Chapter and Big Green Bookshop Education CIC will be officially launched at Wood Green Central Library on June 12th 2015.

Authors are invited to arrive for 1pm. Teachers and other guests are invited to arrive for 2.30 pm. The event will include time for networking from 4 pm and will close at 4.30 pm. Light refreshments will be available.

We are currently finalising our programme – but we can promise you an informative, exciting and inspirational afternoon.

Please contact us now to register your interest and secure your place.

Who is this event for?

  • Teachers and education professionals interested in the Patron of Reading scheme and literacy initiatives in Haringey and beyond.
  • Authors who are currently patrons of reading or are interested in finding out more our scheme.
  • Anyone with an interest in promoting reading for pleasure and supporting literacy development in our local area.

For more information, please check this page, or email us.

We are extremely grateful to Haringey Libraries for hosting this event.

WE LOVE BOOKS! We love it when we see people excited by books and reading. And we want to help schools to encourage that excitement. 

Click here to learn about our Big Green Bookshop Education Projects with schools.

Read on for book sales, author visits and more...



  • We can get 90% of all books within 48 hours, and we deliver any order over £100 free.
  • All schools automatically get a minimum 10% discount on all orders.
  • We can supply all your CLPE core books orders.
  • We have our own vouchers, which are great for prize giving and reward schemes
  • We can arrange author visits, and can invite classes to the shop to meet authors too. It doesn’t matter where your school is (we’ve organised events in the Isle of Wight, Bristol and Manchester before)
  • We can do a ‘Spring Clean’ of your library, where we will work with you to help improve the range and focus of your school library


With over 35 years of children’s bookselling experience between us, we’re happy to help in whatever way we can.

Please get in touch.

Haringey Children's Book Award - Special Offer


Stay Where You Are and Leave – John Boyne  £7.99
Amazing Tale of Ali Pasha - Michael Foreman  £7.99
Last Wild – Piers Torday  £6.99
Scarlet Ibis – Gill Lewis  £6.99
Flora and Ulysses – Kate DiCamillo -  £6.99
Subtotal £36.95
Big Green Bookshop price £30

This offer is only available for collection by Haringey schools from the bookshop or via Heartlands High School.