Children’s Bookstore Makes the Shortlist for PW Bookstore of the Year

For the first time in the nearly 25-year history of the PW Bookstore of the Year Awards, a children’s only bookstore, Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis, was named one of five finalists. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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