Second-hand book shop opens at A la Ronde for World Book Day

PUBLISHED: 17:00 02 March 2020

Volunteers at A la Ronde gearing up for World Book Day. Picture:Andrew Kay/National Trust

Volunteers at A la Ronde gearing up for World Book Day. Picture:Andrew Kay/National Trust

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Several familiar characters will be dropping into Exmouth’s National Trust house on World Book Day to celebrate a new chapter for its wagon shed.

Volunteers at A la Ronde gearing up for World Book Day. Picture:Andrew Kay/National TrustVolunteers at A la Ronde gearing up for World Book Day. Picture:Andrew Kay/National Trust

To mark the international celebration of reading on Thursday (March 5), Doctor Doolittle, The Cat in the Hat, Professor McGonagall, Mary Poppins and others will be appearing at A la Ronde, in Summer Lane.

This will coincide with the opening of the wagon shed as a new second-hand book shop.

Between Thursday and Sunday (March 8) the famous book characters will be having a looking at the new book shop.

There will also be a trail with ten little book worms to be found in and around the house, shop and book shop, which will also be selling World Book Day books and redeeming the £1 vouchers.

Sales of the books will go towards ongoing repairs to the roof at A la Ronde which is leaking into the shell gallery.

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