Welcome to Gulliver’s Books, who can be found at 47 High Street, Wimborne Minster, Dorset.
Gulliver’s Bookshop is a family-owned bookshop which has been trading in the market-town of Wimborne Minster since 1969. Located just along the High Street from the historic Minster church the shop is hugely popular with local people and visitors alike.
Three generations of the Angel family work as booksellers in both Gullivers and Westbourne Bookshop in Bournemouth. Being an independent business means that the shops have real character and provide genuine service to their customers.
Gullivers stocks a full range of new books covering every genre, with a rapid ordering system in place to supply any book in print within 24-48 hours. We also stock a range of jigsaws, educational toys, cards, calendars and diaries.
We asked all the bookshops to answer three Christmas questions:
1. What is your favourite Christmas book?
My favourite Christmas Book is The Night Before Christmas and I have at least 8 different copies. It’s something that I used to read to my daughter every Christmas Eve and now at 18 she knows by heart.
2. What books should we look out for this December? Adult fiction, children’s fiction and non-fiction
The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book looks great this Christmas. There are puzzles to solve for all ages, hidden treasure to spot, codes to crack. Lots of our customers declare their love for maps!
Roar by Cecelia Ahern. This is a collection of short stories so perfect for the busy Christmas period. From The Woman Who Slowly Disappeared to The Woman Who Returned and Exchanged Her Husband, these stories are touching and sometimes hilarious. They will help you find your roar!
How Winston Delivered Christmas: An Advent Story in Twenty Four & A Half Chapters by Alex T Smith
Follow Winston the mouse as he sets out to deliver a letter to Father Christmas on Christmas Eve.
This delightful Book is like an advent calendar with a chapter for every day in December as well festive things to make and do.
3. Have you any events going on in December?
No events in December, it’s too crazy to contemplate an event in the shop!