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Woods in the Books

No. 3 Yong Siak Street Tiong Bahru Estate | Tiong Bahru, Singapore 168642, Singapore
+65 6222 9980
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Unfriendly staff.

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

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Untitleds
Charming children's book store

Woods in the Books isn't just a place for parents and kids to search for children's books; it's a... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
daabatman
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Singapore, Singapore
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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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  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
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6 Dec 2017
“Charming children's book store”
19 Oct 2017
“Woods in da Books.”
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No. 3 Yong Siak Street Tiong Bahru Estate | Tiong Bahru, Singapore 168642, Singapore
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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

Thank Julie S
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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

There are two bookshops in the same range, this one was selling more toys, souvenirs, etc. The shop assistant became nervous when she saw we were taking photographs

Thank LussyV
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

It's a nice relaxing place with children books of all kind. It is obvious that they took care and time in their books, as everything is very neat and tidy. There is a good range. The books are divided into fiction and non-fiction. Within those...More

Thank Vera C
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