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Books of Wonder is New York City's premier store for children's books. Founded in 1980, the store has locations in both Chelsea and the Upper West Side. Books of Wonder features a carefully curated selection of the finest books currently available for young readers as well as vintage, old, rare, and collectible editions for collectors and those looking for long lost treasures. There is also a gallery of original children's book art and limited edition prints. Read more about our store's history.

Store Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 11am - 6pm
Sunday: 11am - 6pm

Downtown Location:
42 West 17th St.
New York NY 10011

Customer Service:
If you have a question about an order you have already placed or the availability of items from our website, please call our Online Customer Service Department. Our friendly customer service staff is ready to assist you Monday - Friday between the hours of 11:00am and 5:00pm Eastern Time.
Phone: (800) 207-6968

Contact Our Store:
For questions about events at our New York City locations, directions, information about our store and website, or to shop by phone with one of our helpful, knowledgeable booksellers, please contact our store at:
17th St. Phone: (212) 989-3270

If you have any questions that don’t seem to fit any of the areas above, feel free to write us at:
Mail: Books of Wonder, 42 West 17th St, New York, NY 10011