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Bittern Books

Bittern Books specialises in East Anglian books and maps, both as a wholesale business, distributing to retail outlets throughout East Anglia, and also selling direct through our website.  We also produce and publish tide times booklets for Norfolk and Suffolk and have our own range of ‘Dinky’ walking maps.

We handle all kinds of local interest books for Norfolk and Suffolk, local authors, maps and guide books, distributing to bookshops and all kinds of retail outlets throughout the region. We deal with any retail business, however small and we will be happy to call on you and recommend a range that will suit your situation.

Bittern Books has a close relationship with Poppyland Publishing, for whom we provide retail distribution.

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Bookselling in the Covid Age

July 5th, 2020|

Has bookselling changed forever? I've noticed over the last few weeks that many booksellers are developing exciting new approaches to the way they sell books.  Now I'm not saying this

Broadland Crime Series

June 10th, 2020|

David Blake's crime series set on the Broads has been available on Amazon for a year or two and have sold thousands of copies as e-books.  Now they are available

Orchards of Eastern England

June 9th, 2020|

An unusual book from Poppyland Publishing imprint Bridge was published in February and is well worth a look. Orchard Recipes from Eastern England: landscape, fruit and heritage The East of

Website Update

June 8th, 2020|

Over the last couple of months we've had some time to work in the background on our website.  Some of this work is behind the scenes:  orders placed online now

June Releases from Poppyland

June 7th, 2020|

Two new titles from Poppyland this month. Edwin Gooch: Champion of the Farmworkers Edwin Gooch was a significant figure in agricultural trade unionism and Labour Party politics in the mid-20th

Time to reopen?

May 27th, 2020|

With re-opening a possibility for many shops in the next few weeks after more than two months of closure, I thought it might be useful to share our experiences of

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