Visit us at Jacqson Diego Story Emporium

due to tier 4 restrictions all visits are currently suspended. we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Buying books at Jacqson Diego Story Emporium is a little different to shopping anywhere else. Our dedication in matching every child with the right books knows no bounds and we have developed ways to help this continue in the current climate. Whether you are wanting to pop in for a new read, spend time browsing safely, or discuss ideas with our team from the comfort of your own home we can provide a book buying experience that works for you.


Now that we are open again, we still need to limit numbers in the shop so we will continue to provide a mix of general browsing and visits by appointment to keep everyone safe. We believe that children in particular need space to browse so only one family is allowed at a time, although adults will not be limited in quite the same way.  To guarantee your timings you can book a session below, or you are welcome to pop in during our opening hours. We will give priority to those who have booked, and we are extending our opening hours throughout December. We continue to offer zoom consults for those who would prefer to visit remotely, just give us a call or email to arrange a convenient time.


  • Have you ever wanted to have a whole bookshop just to yourself?

    25 min

    5 British pounds
  • Helping you find the right gifts for all bibliophiles in your family.

    55 min

    10 British pounds

“[I] had my personal book shop visit this morning and just wanted to say thank you, it exceeded my expectations. Couldn’t have been happier with the help - I have come away with perfect selections for both my very different children (in terms of age/ability and taste) - that I would never have been able to select by myself. I would highly recommend! Can’t wait until Christmas so they can enjoy them!”

General Book Browsing without appointment

General browsing is in the afternoons between 1.30pm and 5pm, for you to just pop in to access the new reads we have available. We will be limiting numbers at busier times and ask everyone to anti bac on entry and wear a face mask. 

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444 London Road, Westcliff on Sea, Essex, SS0 9LN 

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