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Jacqson Diego Story Emporium is a company limited by guarantee in England and Wales; number 7555991


December 4, 2014

We are now Indie eBook store affiliated, which means that you are now able to purchase your eBooks via

our website. The Indie eBook store is an initiative from the National Book Tokens people to enable

independent bookshop customers to buy their eBooks from their local b...

December 4, 2014

The first week in November saw the emporium taken over by a cacophony of Wizard voices and stories, as we helped Milton Hall Primary School celebrate their Wizard Week. Seven story times a day for 4 days saw groups of between 15 and 22 children a day, to visit, explore...

November 5, 2014

This is what we are reading this month


The Ministry of Ghosts by Alex Shearer

More funny than scary, I couldn’t put this book down. A spooky, funny mystery with ghost-hunting, useless adults and tea’, Thruppence and Tim don’t know what they’re getting themselves into wh...

November 2, 2014

Christmas kicks off at Jacqson Diego Story Emporium on Thursday 13thNovember, when we will be inviting the grown-ups to a seasonal shopping evening. Pop in between 5pm and 8.30pm for some ideas and a glass of winter cheer, all without the interruptions that usually acc...

November 1, 2014

With Halloween falling at the end of half term, we decided to put the fun into the event rather than the fright. On Monday we had three groups of Crafty Messy Thing, all making trick or treat witches and wizards – which came out fantastically. After making the basic cr...

November 1, 2014

Stuffed full of the curiosities of life, Animalium is a book museum that allows you to wander its galleries and discover pages of beautiful exhibits, accompanied by informative text. Each chapter features a different branch of the tree of life, and inspired by this won...

October 10, 2014

This month the Story Bites Blue group have been reading Archie Kimpton’s Jumblecat, which we really love. It’s dark and funny like Roald Dahl or David Walliams, and totally ridiculous with grotesque characters.


This October we’re reading Non Fiction wise, how fantastic...

October 3, 2014

We are thrilled and excited to announce that we are one of 73 book shops to have been given a James Patterson grant! As you may be aware author James Patterson has made a significant donation to enable the promotion of children’s reading in the UK and Ireland earlier t...

October 3, 2014

On Thursday 2nd October we held our Open Evening for Parents and Teachers, and this year we were joined by Jane Walker from Barrington Stoke. Jane explained the ethos behind the company and how Barrington Stoke books can be used for those who are struggling or reluctan...

September 28, 2014

Every month, Caboodle announces a bookshop of the month. The book shop is chosen  in recognition of its Caboodle profile and its varied and interesting offers. We are excited to share the news that Jacqson Diego Story Emporium was September’s winner!  Apparently the pa...

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