Booksellers in NSW

buy Willow the Wonderer at your local book & gift shop



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2 Grey Birds

At 2 Grey Birds we have something special for every occasion and every one! A beautiful range for celebrating love and life - gifts, cards, homeware and yes, books! Come in and say hi.



The New England Collective

The New England Collective supports local and regional makers to sell and launch their products in a retail environment. We stock a large range of giftware, food, eco and beauty products from local, regional, Australian and select international makers.

The New England collective opened in 2018, with a pop-up for Mother’s Day. Our first shop was in Hanna’s Arcade, Armidale. To start with, we had five partners, all with experience through local markets. Now there are 2 partners Debbie Cartledge and Tracy Wright.


We sold items for many other makers who rented space from us. The range continued to expand and we could see that eventually we were going to out-grow our shop in the arcade. 







TITLE is about the singular, the original, the definitive and the classic.
A place that sings like Nina Simone: passionate, assured, confident and intelligent.

TITLE is not a consumer guide. That comes from elsewhere.
The pop culture narrative is bound up in making hierarchies and sticking art into boxes.
TITLE is all about the art and artists that run free, the ones that don’t fit into boxes, and even more, the ones that last the distance and outlast time.

Bondi Junction


Harry Hartog Bookseller - Bondi Junction

Harry Hartog opens a new chapter in bookselling, inspired in part by a team of independent booksellers, and the fantastical life of Harry Hartog.

More than simply a space lined with shelves, Harry Hartog is a meeting place between the worlds found inside books and the world around us. Our shops are for the adventurer, the student of life and the next generation of reader. Old fashioned quality and creative ideas are the cornerstone of our community.

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Constant Reader - Crows Nest

The Constant Reader Bookshop is a village-style bookshop on the Lower North Shore in Sydney. Opened in May 1979 it is one of the oldest independent bookshops in the City. 

In 2012 the original owner, Peter Kirby sold the business to his then manager, Jay Lansdown, who has continued to run the shop on the same philosophy and spirit in which it was started.

Known for its wide range of curated titles the shop has something for all discerning readers from six months old to 106 (but not 107 year olds).

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Little Entourage

These three beauties inspired me to follow my dream and open a children's boutique in my local area, Horsely Park, NSW.

Dressing your children as I do in quality clothing that is fashionable and comfortable is what drives me.

Myself and my amazing team carefully curate ranges season by season. Only keep high quality designer and boutique brands is what Little Entourage prides itself in.


Check out the store next time you are looking for unique clothes, toys and accessories for you children - babies, kids and tweens. 



Boobook on Owen

Boobook on owen has an eclectic mix of new and recycled books and jewellery. We continue to support our customers and community through the good and tough times.

Located in the heart of Huskisson, Boobook on Owen is the perfect stopover on your next road-trip to Jervis Bay! 


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Berkelouw Books - Leichhardt

Located on Norton Street, one of Sydney's most popular restaurant strips, the Leichhardt store is welcoming, spacious and cosmopolitan.

One of Norton Street's most popular meeting destinations, the downstairs area features an extensive selection of new books, with a strong focus on Children's books, and an outstanding range of cards, wrap and gift items. The second floor boasts thousands of second hand books, vinyl and a selection of rare titles.


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Circa 1850

An elegant Homewares store in the heart of Morpeth, located and part of Cupz N Crepes.

Willow the Wonderer books, toys and giftpack land in store in May - so watch this space!



Dowry‘s beliefs centre on slow design and sustainability. Initially, we sold our handcrafted wares at markets and popup shops. In 2014 we opened a small retail space with studio and workshop space attached.

The store is evolving all the time and incorporates a curated selection of products from local makers and brands. Every product we sell has been carefully selected based on its quality, craftsmanship, environmental impact and of course beauty! 





Constant Reader - Mosman

The Constant Reader Bookshop is a village-style bookshop on the Lower North Shore in Sydney. Opened in May 1979 it is one of the oldest independent bookshops in the City. 

In 2012 the original owner, Peter Kirby sold the business to his then manager, Jay Lansdown, who has continued to run the shop on the same philosophy and spirit in which it was started.

Known for its wide range of curated titles the shop has something for all discerning readers from six months old to 106 (but not 107 year olds).


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Better Read Than Dead

For over two decades Better Read Than Dead bookshop has thrived in the heart of Newtown's King Street, which houses a vibrant community and offers one of the most eclectic shopping experiences in Sydney.

Our shop is a literary landmark that nourishes the neighbourhood's intellectual dynamics with a specially curated collection of books and regular author and community events.


Bodhi Books and Gifts

Bodhi, meaning Enlightenment, Peaceful, Awakening

At Bodhi we strive to engage in ethical, non-exploitative and spiritually beneficial business.

Our shop in King Street, Newtown continues to provide the tranquil oasis and friendly service upon which we have built our reputation. Our range is always evolving with new titles and gifts coming in weekly. We have made many friends through our street presence and are happy to say that our move from a warehouse in the back streets of Newtown to the main drag has been not just a step but a leap forward in providing customers with a positive and meaningful buying experience.

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Modern Times Bookshop

The store originally opened its doors as a remainder bookshop called ‘Dollar books’ in 1979. Owner John Butler renamed the business Modern Times Bookshop, after the Charlie Chaplin film and his love for movies. 

As demand grew, John soon Intergrated New Books and Stationery into the mix. In the 1990’s Newtown was booming with bookshops so John looked for new products to sell expanding into Art supplies.


Dragonfly Kids

Hi I'm Kristy the owner and creator at Dragonfly Kids and mother of 4 wonderfully wild children. We are a small family owned business based in the Shoalhaven, on the NSW South Coast.

Dragonfly Kids started after the birth of my second daughter, I had an overwhelming desire to dress my two girls similar but not exactly the same. Due to the lack of clothing out there to fit this need I began making clothing for my girls and as my love for sewing grew I started selling at local markets.


Fast foward to May 2021, we took a big step and opened our own retail shop on the main street in Nowra. We have a beautiful baby and children's shop with a dedicated and growing sensory and educational room. We are a one stop kids shop, with the largest sensory range in the Shoalhaven.





Chaos & Karma

A beautiful gift store in a beautiful town, Choas and Karma was started and is run by mother and daughter team - Helen & Jodie. 

Featuring a carefully curated selection of giftware for all ages, their collection features original artwork, limited prints, boutique ladies clothing and unique gifts for children and babies.





Established in 1985 in Paddington, Ariel Booksellers is one of Sydney's oldest independent bookshops.  The shop is perhaps best known for its excellent collection of books covering art, design and architecture — including a bunch perfect for the coffee table. But that's just the tip of the iceberg.

If you're looking for poetry, plays, film history or literature, you'll find it all here, too. Plus, there's an ace selection of cards and several gifty items like artist-themed tarot cards, enamel pins and cutesy knickknacks.


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Laugh & Learn

Laugh and Learn is a family owned and operated Australian business. We started our first shop in Randwick in 2003.

Our focus is always on quality toys, games, puzzles and books to engage young minds and bodies.


We love retail and would love you to drop in whenever you’re in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. You will be blown away by the range and quality of children’s goodies we have in our Randwick store.




The Lemon House

A beautiful gift store with a unique selection of giftware for all ages.


Located in the heart of bustling iconic country town of Tamworth, this is this place to stop when looking for a decadent gift for a loved one.

Catering to all ages, with a beautiful selection of books and plush for the little ones as well. 



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Woollahra Bookshop

This treasured haven for book lovers is tucked down a picturesque side street in Woollahra. Michael, Penelope and Elizabeth are experts in fiction, children's and everything in between and love giving recommendations. Formerly known as Lesley McKay's Bookshop, Michael Eyes took over in 2018 and created Woollahra Bookshop.

This hidden gem in Sydney's east is a true book lover’s sanctuary. A quiet, cosy space for browsing; well-read, friendly staff; a gorgeous kid's corner and shelves of fiction, history, biography, art, photography, memoir, crime, classics, gifts and cards. Feel free to bring your furry friend with you – we’re dog-friendly!



Mill & Hide

Well, we are not your typical pretty homewares kind of people. For 17 years we have been chasing cows and selling dogfood in Gundagai and Tumut region. Don’t worry we still do.

Our aim is to offer you an ever-changing range of anything and everything. If you like it snap it up because too much of the same, is not our thing. You don’t want to see the same item everywhere you go?

We are committed to bringing you an exciting range of old and new, regular and irregular, rare and common - everything you need for your home and yes, Books!


The Yass Book Store

A new addition to Yass that will no doubt grow into an institution - the Yass Bookstore is owned by Jo and started this year at the height of COVID - why not aye?!

It's based out of a charming old cottage with it rooms lined with shelves stacked full of new and used books. A thoroughly charming and delightful place where buying books feels like embarking on a treasure hunt!

What the Booksellers Say

We don't usually take on consignments now ... but this is such a lovely book, we'll make an exception. I have a good feeling about this.


Store Manager

Better Read Than Dead

The book looks great! Hope it does well over Christmas.


Book Buyer

Modern Times Bookshop

Willow The Wonderer is flat out charming and beautifully illustrated.


Book Buyer

Harry Hartog & Berkelouw


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