Rose in April

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Aaron Slater Illustrator

- the latest picture book from Andrea Beaty & David Roberts

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Mimi and Lula

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Sonny Angels

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Welcome to Ottie and the Bea

We are an independent children's shop, established in 2010 in Blackheath in South East London, by owner Julia. The shop is named after her two daughters. Ottie and the Bea offers a curated selection of toys, books, gifts, party supplies and tableware - all of which is hand selected by Julia. Everything in the shop is centred around Julia's passion for imaginative play and creativity, two things that she believes are key to childhood.

We have now moved to Framlingham Suffolk- do come and visit :-)

Thank you so much Julia for helping me put a bag together for my boys while we are isolating. Beautiful books, and DJECO products. Such good service to deliver to us and bring us a morning of delighted many more... Happy kids, happy parents x

Lisa Smith

World-leading shop specialising in thoughtful customer service, and magical children's books and toys. Would move in if I could!

Chris LS

It’s a lovely haven where imagination and children’s views matter. It’s a magical place where loved stories from the past and adventures for the future meet. Thank-you for offering us a place of beautiful collaboration of mindfulness and imagination.

Svenique Eriksen

Our Shops

10a Market Hill


IP13 9AN

Book Reviews

We love nothing more than the challenge of finding and recommending books- so, if you need any suggestions please do just ask