Thursday, 22 May 2008


Meet Socks - a Christmas-Sock-Monkey and Wodehouse fan purchased from Mr B's by a good customer of ours, Regina. He has kindly taken time out from reading to send his congrats to us from his laptop.
Thanks Socks although isn't it time to take off the scarf and party hat - it's nearly summer!

Friday, 16 May 2008

Mr B's wins Independent Bookshop of the Year 2008!!

Woooohooo! We won 2008 Independent Bookshop of the Year at this year’s British Book Awards in Brighton last Tuesday night. The award is based on a mix of the votes of our wonderful customers, secret shopper scores and our submission document requiring us to explain every aspect of our business in 1000 words and was then judged by a panel of industry experts including Jacqueline Wilson. As we said when accepting it, this is our customers' trophy really so thank you to everyone for their loyal loyal custom without which we would be nothing but a lot of very full shelves in a backstreet in Bath.

Listen again to Mr B harping on about the nibbie on BBC Radio Bristol here (fastforward to around 5.45pm) and on BBC Radio Somerset here (fastforward to around 6.15pm). If only GWR Bath had a listen-again facility you could listen to him there too (bad luck, eh!).

Oh, and you can see and comment on what the Bath Chronicle had to say, right here