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Woods in the Books

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Cute Bookshops. Very Cute.

Its heaven for children books. The selections are so beautiful. The best books you can give to... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Jakarta, Indonesia
via mobile
Unfriendly staff.

The shop was really pretty and I enjoyed looking at different books for children. However, what... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
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5 Oct 2018
“Cute Bookshops. Very Cute. ”
21 Jan 2018
“Unfriendly staff.”
Woods in the Books is an independent bookshop for picture books, founded in 2009 and nestled in the quaint neighbourhood of Tiong Bahru, Singapore. We pick and choose a range of our favourite books to enchant readers both young and young-at-heart.
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No. 3 Yong Siak Street Tiong Bahru Estate | Tiong Bahru, Singapore 168642, Singapore
Bukit Merah
+65 6222 9980
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Quirky and charming little bookstore, lots of children books and literature. Wanted to get a gift for my kids but the staff there aren't very friendly. Came off as rude and unhelpful. A pity!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Its heaven for children books. The selections are so beautiful. The best books you can give to your kids or granddaughter like mine. I really recommend this bookstore to young couples or to booklovers who want to go back time to childhood. Too bad no...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The shop was really pretty and I enjoyed looking at different books for children. However, what killed a totally perfect experience was the people working there. As I am working on a children-specialised project, I went there to get some inspiration and was planning to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Woods in the Books isn't just a place for parents and kids to search for children's books; it's a place for the young-at-heart. Good for a trip down nostalgia lane :) Great place to search for non-mainstream, creative reads, and also toys for kids. They...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Cool hangout for illustrated books and graphic novels. Friends, and longatanding neighbours of, the literary bookshop BooksActually a few doors away.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I visited this nice store as a tourist and found an excellent choice of wonderful children's books. Coming from Germany - where we are currently trying to reduce the use of plastic bags in stores - I was overwhelmed by the masses of plastic bags...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Travelmut
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

It's an amazing bookstore full of children's books and arts , I even bought myself two books: Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone and the chamber of secrets, the illustrated edition,I love the Harry's and the books with illustrations as well. But the price is...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This charming shop carries illustrative books mostly for children - and some for adults. A good strategy as the other famous bookshop in Tiong Bahru is aimed towards the words-only material. They have small toys and charming stationery at the counter. Look for vintage New...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Books in Singapore are cheaper than in Australia. If it hadn't been a Sunday, then we might have been able to buy up large and then wander down to the post office to send a bunch of books home, avoiding any baggage problems. This is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank taiscealai
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Love the quaint little store. Almost like a treasure digging through the selection of books. What really bothers me are the people there and the negative vibes inside. They're so unfriendly and they watch you so closely as though they're so scared you'll steal /...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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