Ripping Yarns

Ripping Yarns

A splendid children's collectable 2nd hand bookshop.

Location: 355 Archway Road, Highgate, N6 4EJ

Description: Ripping Yarns is a secondhand bookshop in North London specialising in collectable children's and illustrated books. They stock titles such as boys' and girls' school and adventure stories, puffins, annuals, British comics, out-of-print modern children's fiction and a large number of 19th century moral tales.

One of it's staff, Jen Campbell, a part-time poet too, was the author of the 2012 title Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops, having been inspired by a tweet by John Cleese and a customer who asked if Anne Frank had written a sequel.

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Ripping Yarns

A splendid children's collectable 2nd hand bookshop.

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