Bookshop

Board books and picture books, chapter books and reference books, biographies, myths, folktales, poetry, and more — we carry a beautiful collection of children’s literature for age zero through young adult. We have a section for parents, too, as well as rare, out-of-print, and vintage finds. And, also, the perfect pencils, notebooks, art supplies, and other tools most necessary for all budding storytellers.

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Events

Coming up in the Storytelling Lab, we're so excited for these events!

Staff Favorites

Here are some of the books we're most excited about right now.

The Haters by Jesse Andrews

Section: Young Adult

Like High Fidelity for millennials. When no other book sounds good, look no further! A journey filled with humor is the perfect read.

Chosen by Mackenzie

Little Labors by Rivka Galchen

Section: Grown-ups

This genre-bending memoir on the first year of motherhood is the smartest, joyful-est book on the subject I’ve ever read. The perfect gift for any new mom–and anyone who likes really smart books.

Chosen by Maggie

Amelia's Notebook (series) by Marissa Moss

Section: Early Reader

This smart original series is perfect for anyone who’s ever had to move and start over and anyone interested in how to start recording their life in works and pictures. Inspired me a lot as a young artist!

Chosen by Olivia

Warren the 13th by Tania del Rio, illustrated by Will Staehle

Section: Middle Grades, Graphic

A tremendously fun read for the independent reader, mystery lover or puzzler-solver.

Chosen by Penny

Greenglass House by Kate Milford

Section: Middle Grades

A smugglers’ inn, unexpected guests, disappearing luggage, and many mysteries to uncover. A perfect summer read for a confident young reader, but also a wonderful family read-aloud for kids 5 and up.

Chosen by Matt and Felix

The Dog that Nino Didn’t Have by Edward van de Vendel

Section: Picture Books

The gorgeous art in this book is matched with a simple, touching story about the imagination, loneliness, and growing up. The illustrations should not be missed!

Chosen by Mike

Perfect Stories Book Club

For the Stories community beyond our Brooklyn shop, we have launched Perfect Stories Picture Book-of-the-Month Club: Once a month a handpicked Stories gem will arrive in your mailbox, bedecked with a custom Stories bookplate, and paired with a signature Story Starter game or writing prompt.

A great way to build or expand your picture book library, and a beautiful gift that spans the year!

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