The annual Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards seeks to gather the opinions of local parents on everything family-friendly in the region. Our readers and online followers voted for their favorite businesses, attractions, family services and more.
Here are the winner and finalists in the “Best Place to Buy Children’s Books” category.
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Winner: The Learned Owl Book Shop
Winning the category for the second year in a row, this Hudson bookseller offers three floors of books for all ages and interests. If a book is not in stock, it can usually be ordered. Online ordering also is available. The Learned Owl also hosts special events and offers several Wise Readers Club options, each of which provides newly released books on a monthly subscription basis for club members.
Since 1975, Appletree Books has offered an eclectic, well-curated selection of new book titles in multiple genres for both children and adults. The Cleveland Heights store also carries greeting cards, journals, letterpress cards and notecards, as well as puzzles, bookends, candles and small gifts.
This bookstore in the historic Larchmere neighborhood of Cleveland features a carefully curated collection of new, used and rare books in all genres for both readers and collectors. With an inventory of more than 100,000 volumes, the store also offers a perks program, book of the month club and more.