Tuesday, December 28, 2010

A Good Day at Woods!

mural by moof

Yes, we wish you everyday's a Good day!

(check out our gallery... more books, bags, CDs, stationery...and new Kalkitos titles)
See you at Woods!

One of our gallery pix when we had a feature on Mr Sempe's work

painting the wall mural was a pleasure, Sempe is always an inspiration to me.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Thank you everyone. We had a great time this Christmas. Scotti is recharging his battery while we are scouting for more good books. :)))

Friday, December 17, 2010

Wow, a special Christmas present! Suzy Lee the author of Wave and Shadow just step into woods! :)))

Have a look at her works. i love how Wave is done, i can feel the wave splashing by the shore.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Setting the mood up...

...thank you John Denver and of cos the amazing Muppets.

the white bear is having a dance in the little white woods...Merry Christmas to you...

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Time for a portrait of our boss, Mr Scotti! Now you know how strict he can be...

A Little Something Exhibition / Book Launch

Kalkitos Replay 2010 @ Woods

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

While we're working...

While we're hard at work, Mr. Scotti got something on his mind ...
If you haven't know this, scotti is our new member :)))

We love his expressive character... made us laugh in many occasions.

Popping Pop-Up Collection

Raggedy Ann and Andy and the Camel with the Wrinkled Knees is one of the most popular Raggedy Ann stories. With its fantasy element and high adventure it makes the amazing jump into a pop-up edition. Master paper engineer Kees Moerbeek has adapted Gruelle's original art seamlessly to create Raggedy Ann's magical world in three dimensions. Each spread features a pop-up plus gatefold booklets with additional surprises.


My Dad's a Birdman

My Dad's a Birdman - A new illustrated novel by David Almond.
check out some other good titles here.


Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Le Petit Nicolas - Film

Nicholas Series are Here!

Nicholas in Trouble
contains 16 new stories about Nicholas and his friends. In this collection of adventures, things are never easy for Nicholas and his gang: the lady in the shop won't let them buy chocolate, their teacher won't let them play Geoffrey's fantastic new game, and Jeremy is none to pleased about his new little brother.

Look out for Nicholas!

Saturday, August 21, 2010

We ♥ Jean-Jacques Sempé - SALE

Hello, friends of Woods in the Books!

A special feature on Jean-Jacques Sempé collection in store from 20 Aug - 10 Sep.

Up to 20% discount on all Jean-Jacques Sempé collection published by Phaidon UK.
Come get Sempé's collection of classic illustrations and cartoons and not to miss the Nicholas series!

Jean-Jacques Sempé

Jean-Jacques Sempé (b.1932) is one of the world's most successful illustrators and cartoonists. 

He is the illustrator of the classic children's-book character, Nicholas, and author of a collection of some thirty albums of his cartoons and graphic novels, all published or to be published by Phaidon. 
His world-renowned illustrations and cartoons are featured on the cover of the New Yorker and in Paris Match. 
(introduction by Phaidon UK)

Special feature: SUNDAE Messenger Bike by Vanguard

Sundae is an über chic baby blue and chrome sister bike of Sherbert that also comes fully restored and crafted from a 1970s Ishiwata racing frame. 

Cool, sophisticated with a hint of nostalgia, Sundae is designed as a quintessential ultra-smooth single-speed commuter that comes fitted with limited-edition deep-section rims, cream tyres and Brooks leather saddle.


Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Exhibition - Contact With Shadow

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Friday, July 16, 2010

New Arrival Patricia Polacco - Thank you Mr. Falker

Patricia Polacco - Thank you Mr. Falker

The Teacher Who Changed Everything

In this exclusive video interview with Reading Rockets, children's book author Patricia Polacco recalls the day that her teacher discovered her dyslexia. View the full interview on ReadingRockets.org: http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/polacco

New Arrival - Once there was a boy ...

Once there was a boy...

Once there was a boy, and one day...
Enjoy three exciting adventures of the anonymous boy, as he learns
...how to catch a star, journeys to the South Pole to return a lost penguin
and even takes a trip to the moon - making new discoveries and finding
friendship along the way.
The award-winning picture books: ′How to Catch a Star′, ′Lost and
Found′ and ′The Way Back Home′ are now presented in a beautiful hardback
slipcase edition.

source: Harper Collins

The Red Tree shadow puppet performance by Wandering Moon

For fans of Shaun Tan: Don't miss The Red Tree shadow puppet performance performed by Wandering Moon (Thailand) at National Museum of Singapore this Sat & Sun.



Exhibition - Contact With Shadow

Contact With Shadow

This intimate exhibition consists of text, drawings, photographs and historical imagery related to Contact With Shadow. Written in a contemporary, dynamic style the novel touches.upon a variety of topics, including love, loss, Armenian Street,19th century printing technology, Hollywood and molecular food!

You are invited to both a party on July 22 and to a dynamic web-based project:


Exhibition: July 19 - 25 / Reception: July 22
Woods in the Books (58 Club Street)

About Stephen Black

Instead of writing about himself, he hopes that you'll take a few minutes to check out the free full-length sample of CWS which can be found at the link above..


Today we blasting off with our colourful space ship 'Imagine'

We had our Dino sign out today... hehe. Yup, not only kids ...

we ♥ Russian Red, we ♥ her glasses. 'I love your glasses' in stock now.

Cigarettes RUSSIAN RED Directo (Live!) Delicioso concierto matinal en La Casa Encendida dentro del ciclo La Caja de Música Sábado, 24 Mayo 2008 (A las 12 de la MADRUGADA!!!)

☀NEW ARRIVAL: Sally Seltman 'Hearts That's Pounding'. Sally is the songwriter with Feist’s 1234.

'Harmony to My Heartbeat' by Sally Seltmann (formerly known as 'New Buffalo'), from the forthcoming album 'Heart That's Pounding'. Film clip directed by Antuong Nguyen at Moopjaw.

Harry & Hopper

woohoo! we picked and stocked an awesome book!

Illustration: © 2009 Freya Blackwood

Australian illustrator Freya Blackwood won the UK's most prestigious prize for a children's illustrator today for her book Harry & Hopper. Take a look at some of her pictures for the book, which tells the story of a little boy coming to terms with the death of his dog.

New Arrival - Eric by Shaun Tan

"Some years ago we had a foreign exchange student come to stay, but he didn't want to use our guest room. He preferred to sleep in our pantry..." Shaun Tan

"Today eric arrived at our door step, he decided that at woods, the most comfortable spot is right at our counter top..." Woods in the Books

Exhibition - Drawings of Solitude Photos

Some of the recent photos for Drawings of Solitude

We Love Michael Rosen Peom

My Mum

Michael is a funny man, he makes everybody giggle in the stomach.

Exhibition - Yarn

Every line drawn by Sata, Fujiki and Kawai slowly come together to form a sensitive yet powerful yarn. Stories told through images that reminds us of what we easily forget; to spend time on what is important, to look carefully for it, to recognize it and to react...
Here is some shots taken during the exhibition.

All in a day: underneath the jacket

All in a day: underneath the jacket
peek what's underneath a book jacket. you will discover surprise and beauty of a well thought book.

Hey Hey the Yellow Submarine!

Let hear the Beatles again in their yellow submarine.

Hachiko - The True Story of a Loyal Dog

Hachiko stands by our shop awaiting for his rightful owner to bring him back home.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Welcome to the Woods

We will be posting some new books that are available on our shop and also on events happening.
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