In honor of Small Business Saturday, I am sending out merchants I have found on MywalkinManhattan. Books of Wonder is a unique little bookstore on the Upper West Side with a wonderful selection of Children’s Books.
This store closed in June 2021. Please see the attachment for their store on West 17th Street in Manhattan on LittleShoponMainStreet@Wordpress.com.
Books of Wonder
217 West 84th Street
New York, NY 10024
*Hours for the West 84th Street location.
I came across the ‘Books of Wonder’ bookstore when touring the Upper West Side on the ‘Streets & Avenues’ tour of the neighborhood and fell in love with this whimsical little children’s bookstore that I found out later was the inspiration for the bookstore in the movie, “You’ve got Mail”.
Stocked with the latest releases and many of the classics that I grew up with, the bookstore is popular with the after-school crowd and their parents. There are many book signings and readings here and the staff is very helpful when trying to find a book for a gift. Take time to look over the stacks and even pick up one or two and start reading!
Books of Wonder first opened its doors…
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