Books

Photo Competition

Win one of five $30 gift vouchers at The Pickled Fairy & other Myths.All you have to do is take a photo of yourself on the throne at The Pickled Fairy and post it on our Facebook page.There are prizes for *The silliest photo*The most beautiful photo*The most mythical photo*The most heroic photo*The most creative photo The throne is there, the selfie stick is there, come in with an adult and the fairies will show you what to do. 

Puppet Show Mini Workshop

A magical performance of puppetry, acting, live music and singing for kids and parents, based on well known folk tales, followed by a paper puppet in the workshop.  Presented by Five Elements Theatre.

Junk Puppet Workshop

Work with puppeteers from Spare Parts Puppet Theatre to create junk puppets inspired by Shaun Tan’s extraordinary and beautiful tale, The Arrival.

Performing with Puppets

Learn how to bring a puppet to life with experts from Spare Parts Puppet Theatre inspired by the award winning book, The Arrival by Shaun Tan.

Cartoon Animation Workshop

Create tiny character animations! Design a character, learn how to draw keyframes and in-betweens to animate a smooth action. Turn them into animated GIFs and bundle the drawings together into a little flipbook to take home with you.

Bill Campbell Books

Past and present, it is all the same, books are necromancers, they exercise an influence more varied, more lasting, than any magic known to man (Holbrook Jackson) Predominately a second hand bookshop, we also sell collectable and rarer books. We cover most categories, but with a particular emphasis on art books, military history, gardening, philosophy, maritime, penguins, Australian and Indigenous history, popular novels , and a good selection of children's books. Gift vouchers are available. We are always looking to buy books, if they are in good condition, and we think we can sell them. Single items or larger quantites.…

Compendium Design Store

Situated on High Street in the burgeoning creative West End of the port-side city of Fremantle, Western Australia, Compendium Design Store present an original collection of design objects, design watches, stationery, books/periodicals, accessories and gifts ideas sourced from local and international vendors alongside Official classic Tintin collectables and books.

Elizabeths Bookshop Warehouse

Elizabeth's Bookshop warehouse is Western Australia's largest bookshop home to 200,000 books. We are a family owned business that buys and sells good books.   

Elizabeths Secondhand Bookshop South Terrace

Elizabeth's bookshop on the cappuccino strip is open until late very night. A popular destination after dinner to browse amongst the thousands of second-hand books and discounted new books in dozens of categories including bestseller fiction, classics, science-fiction, artbooks, cookbooks, history, ancient history, military, yachting, new age, philosophy, travel, photography, australiana, antiquarian and lots and lots of children's books.  Elizabeth's bookshop is also the home of the original blind date with a book!  

Fremantle City Library

Fremantle Library has ideas for everyone, and miles of inspiration contained inside. Want to find out what to read next? Ask our staff who can suggest some great titles . Enjoy a coffee whilst browsing magazines and newspapers, or catch up on some DVD binge watching or music from local acts. Get ebooks and emagazines for your commute – see our downloads page or ask our friendly staff for tips.   Fremantle History Centre is a treasure trove of historical information and photographs from ye olde Freo. Find out the origins of your Fremantle home and learn how to research…

Good nooks

A cosy snug, a wee dram, a good book. Is there a better way to pass a winter’s afternoon in Freo? Here’s our picks. Nook: The Local HotelBook: Fremantle Football, The Origins 1885-1904. By Dr Norman Ashton(New Edition Bookshop) Colloquially known as Helen’s Bar after a former regular, this cosy snug has night cap written all over it: fire place, Chesterfields, plush sofas. If it’s game day, the contest will be on the front bar’s big screen. More reflective moments can be spent in the cloistered surrounds of the Whiskey Bar, cradling a single malt Yamazaki and–if you really can’t…

Good Sammy Op Shop

Good Samaritan Industries offers a wide choice of employment and training opportunities to people with disabilities in Western Australia, and has helped approximately 5000 people to find meaningful employment over the years. If you have an eye for a bargain, shopping at Good Sammy is sure to delight! Good Sammy is the leading op-shop retailer in Western Australia the Fremantle store stocks a wide variety of clothes, shoes, toys, furniture, books and bric-a-brac at affordable prices.  Good Sammy creates employment for 250 people with disabilities as a result of these activities. Every trip is a new experience, you never know what treasures…

New Edition Books

Independent bookshop with great range of titles and genres, New Edition is the best place to find your next favourite read. A Fremantle institution, New Edition is a must for those who love to browse; to touch, feel and be surrounded by books of all genres. We’re open late seven days a week and offer new titles, classics, cards, stationery, childrens books and graphic novels. 

Oxfam Shop Fremantle

When you buy our beautiful, unique, handmade products, you help us empower artisans and farmers from around the globe to lift themselves out of poverty. We are one of Australia’s most ethical retailers and one of the first social enterprises in Australia to operate for community, rather than profit. We will continue to empower people in poor communities to improve their lives, while bringing their beautiful products to life here in Australia. Oxfam Shop Fremantle is the place to get fair trade gifts as well as coffee, tea and chocolate. For nearly 20 years Oxfam Shop Fremantle has been a passionate…

Paper Bird Childrens Books and Arts

Paper Bird has found a nest among friends at the historic Moores Building, alongside the Moore Gallery and the Moore & Moore Cafe, on Henry St. Close by to other independent bookshops, New Edition and Bill Campbell's Books, along with Notre Dame University, Paper Bird is helping create a literary precinct in the West End of Fremantle. A dedicated story house is evolving around the bookshop with writers, story tellers & illustrators on hand, workshops, kids book clubs, animation screenings, book launches, and discussion panels in planning to make for a dynamic children's cultural hub. The children's specialist bookshop will…

Parkside Newsagency

Magazines, newspaper, greeting cards stationery, Lotto, International calling cards, Mobile phone and accessaries, mobile recharge, Western Union Money Transfer

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Books

Browsing through book shops has become a rare pleasure and you’ll find gorgeous new and second hand shops in Fremantle that stock an eclectic range of titles. It’s a must on the list of things to do in Fremantle–take a quiet moment for yourself and enjoy the touch and smell of books. Check out our books listings page for locations