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Blue Marble Books

1356 S Fort Thomas Ave, Fort Thomas, KY 41075-2427
+1 859-781-0602
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great children book store

This is children heaven. Every child should go here at least once and they will go back multiple... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2017
Jan A
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Everyone who loves to read children's books should visit!

Knowledgeable, helpful, friendly staff, a fabulous selection and a delightful setting--what could... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2017
Beth T
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Georgetown, Kentucky
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Our nationally-recognized bookstore specializes in books for children and young adults. We stock over 20,000 titles with quick access to over a million more in print. We also carry autographed and out-of-print books. If you need plush or puppets, we carry Folkmanis hand & finger puppets, as well as Gund and YOTTOY Children's literary character dolls. We also carry Maple Landmark wooden Name Trains. Other wonderful features of our store include the Great Green Room (which is modeled after the beloved book Goodnight Moon), the Great Teen Room, and a Secret Garden area where customers can relax and read books they've purchased or simply reflect on nature. A trolley sits in front of the store to commemorate and celebrate part of our local history, the #11 trolley.
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1356 S Fort Thomas Ave, Fort Thomas, KY 41075-2427
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is children heaven. Every child should go here at least once and they will go back multiple times. The owners really understand their business and it shows.

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Knowledgeable, helpful, friendly staff, a fabulous selection and a delightful setting--what could be more fun than shopping here for children's, juvenile, or young adult books? I am a lover of children's' books and have always gravitated to children's book stores--Maple Street Books children's books in...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is the type of business that makes it VERY easy to "buy local". The owners have a passion for children's books and are extremely knowledgeable. The store is a house that has been converted to a book store and it is jam packed with...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

I love this bookstore. I used to visit this place when i was little so i know take my daughter to Blue Marble. She loves the upstairs and the great selection of books. Great place and friendly staff.

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Reviewed 5 June 2015

This bookstore is so much fun to visit. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. They can make suggestions and order needed items. Lots of personal attention. They often have authors visit.

Thank Joan S
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

Whenever I am in the area, I stop at Blue Marble! It is an incredible destination. The staff is phenomenal! On my most recent visit, my children were not traveling with me (I live 6 hours away), and I relayed recent books my children enjoyed...More

Thank Laura H
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