Simon King signing 14 November

We were delighted to host a special signing session with wildlife documentary maker and popular television presenter Simon King on 14 December. Simon’s stunning calendar for 2014 was a big hit with our customers and sold out very quickly. The perfect gift for Christmas! We were thrilled to welcome Simon back to Hunting Raven; he [...]

Jessica Wilker signing 9 November 2013

THE ABC OF MINDFULNESS On daily dealings with everyday feelings We were delighted to welcome local Author Jessica Wilker to join us at Hunting Raven on Saturday 9th November. Jessica, a Buddhist, Psychologist and author of many self-help books, was here to meet customers and talk about her books. Her new book book offers an [...]

Another visit from fabulous Jackie Morris!

We were thrilled to host fabulous Artist/Author Jackie Morris in the cool of Rook Lane Arts during our long awaited summer heatwave! Jackie read from a selection of her delightful books and spent time chatting to an appreciative audience. Later in the day Jackie came to Hunting Raven to demonstrate her amazing illustration skills. We [...]

Young Illustrators winners

Finalists in the Frome Festival Young Illustrators prize giving The much anticipated prize giving for Frome’s first Young Illustrator competition took place on Saturday 6 July at Rook Lane Chapel, alongside a fascinating exhibition of 21 finalists aged between four and 18. The competition, organised by Break 3, Hunting Raven Books and Frome Community Learning [...]

TeaTimeTreats 2013!

We would like to say a great big THANK YOU to all of the children’s authors and illustrators and Frome Festival Book-Lovers who came along to our third successful TeaTimeTreats event at Frome Library on Thursday 11 July 2013. Copies of all the Tea Time Treats authors’ books are available at the bookshop.


Calling all Young Illustrators from Frome and beyond! The winning entries for Frome’s first Young Illustrators competition are now on display at Rook Lane Arts from Saturday 6 July to Saturday 3 August. The competition was to create a cover of a favourite book about a QUEST or a JOURNEY. Age Categories were: Under 7 [...]

HOLLY the DRAGON visits us!

Author and Artist Jackie Morris visited us on Saturday 15 June to sign her books and chat! We have many of her wonderfully illustrated books in stock. Come and visit – and see HOLLY her amazing hand painted DRAGON in our window! Jackie will have work on display in the ‘Out Of The Silence’ exhibition [...]

Cheap Street Funday

The Buildings of Frome book signing

On Saturday 20 April we were delighted to welcome Tim Goodall and Rachel Button who came to attend the launch of the third updated edition of their father Rodney Goodall’s book The Buildings of Frome. The book has just been published by The Frome Society for Local Study, with many new photographs. This book is [...]

Authors and Books for Children Day 2013

We are delighted to announce that our 3rd Authors and Books for Children Day on THURSDAY 14 MARCH 2013 was the most amazing day! *JESSICA AHLBERG * JACKIE MORRIS * SAM GAYTON * * MAUDIE SMITH * GILL LEWIS* This year’s ABCDay has been the most successful yet! We are thrilled to report that almost [...]