Rogan’s Books

Rogan’s Books is Bedford’s independant children’s book shop. We deliver events and activities designed to inspire and engage young people with reading, writing and illustrating.

Working with the UK’s leading authors, illustrators and publishers, we arrange on- or off-site events tailored to your current literacy programme. From author/illustrator visits and book signings, to fully interactive literacy events, we can support your school.

We work with school libraries in identifying gaps in stock and keeping literacy programmes up to date – we curate the full range of new releases from all publishers to keep your book lists up to date and relevant.

There are grants and funding schemes tailored specifically for school libraries. We can help you access money to supplement your school budgets.

“Rachael has been a magnificent supporter of our reading programmes in school. She has organised a dazzling and diverse array of visiting authors which our pupils have really enjoyed. Her organisation has always been of the highest standard and her enthusiasm for books and reading shines through everything she does. Our staff really enjoy liaising with Rachael, as she is guaranteed to introduce us to authors we didn’t know, and leave us with ideas we didn’t know we had! We can’t recommend Rachael and her work highly enough and look forward to many more exciting literary events in the future.” – Ruth Wilkes, Principal, Castle Newnham Federation