Melissa & Doug SALE! + Walls of Books Update

20% OFF Melissa & Doug

During the month of October, receive 20% off Melissa & Doug toys and educational products. We have a wide selection… from plush animals to wooden train sets to puzzles to crafts. Get your Christmas shopping done early! This Melissa & Doug sponsored sale only happens once each year, so stock up. Every Gottwals Books location is full of great items, and the selection varies by store.


Transformation of Walls of Books in Atchison, Kansas

It was hard work, but we had an awesome experience setting up the Walls of Books in Atchison, Kansas. Take a look at the transformation from an unused space to a fully renovated and functional book store!


Halloween Scares and Costumes

Halloween is around the corner! Get in the spooky spirit with A Halloween Scare in Georgia. And take advantage of this month’s 20% off sale to buy some Melissa & Doug costumes for your trick-or-treaters.



Miss Peregrine in Theaters

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children hits movie screens at the end of this week! Check out the book that inspired the movie along with the other two books in the series, Hollow City and Library of Souls. Books in the series start at $6.97.