PUBLISHED: 11:20 15 March 2007 | UPDATED: 12:18 04 May 2010
AN Ely bookshop has launched an appeal for books to support The Sick Children s Trust. Burrows Bookshop, in High Street Passage, is calling on people across the district to donate books in support of Acorn House, a home from home for ill youngsters at
AN Ely bookshop has launched an appeal for books to support The Sick
Burrows Bookshop, in High Street Passage, is calling on people across the district to donate books in support of Acorn House, a 'home from home' for ill youngsters at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.
The appeal coincided with World Book Week, and for every ten books the public brings in, the shop will make a donation.
Manager Annabel Reddick, pictured, said: "We're looking for any books at all - they are greatly, greatly appreciated.
"We will be collecting up until March 25, and all
people need to do is drop in
and put them in our
# Burrows Bookshop has also announced a special midnight opening on July 21 for the new Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
In previous years, the shop has marked the occasion by parking a Ford Anglia outside the store in tribute to the Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. For the last book, the exterior of the shop was transformed into the Hogwarts school.
Burrows promises that there are plans in the pipeline for this year's opening.
INFO: The shop is now taking orders for the new Harry Potter book. A place at the midnight launch party is booked with every reserved copy.
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