Gift Books



Our Columbia Road gift shop sells many different types of book, mostly non-fiction for adults and board book fiction for babies/small children. Here’s just a few of our titles, we will be pleased to recommend others on request.

LONDON (£10 – £25)

Columbia Road: a Strange Kind of Paradise

The East End in Colour (volumes 1-2)

I’ve Lived in East London for 86 ½ Years

Shoreditch Wildlife

London Oddities

London Walks (vol1 or box set of volumes 1-2-3)


POLITICAL SATIRE (£7.99 – £12.99)

The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump (meticulously footnoted, lines from Trump’s speeches and tweets rearranged in the style of haiku poetry)

A Child’s First Book of Trump (inspired by Dr Seuss’s drawings and doggerel)

The Ladybird Book of Trump

Vladimir Putin: Life Coach

Choose Your Own Apocalypse (may or may not include the Corona Virus)



A perfect gift for a new-born up to early readers, kids can never get enough books. Our favourites include The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Owl Babies, Oh No George!, Peepo, Each Peach Pear Plum.