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Welcome to Spark Books!

Hi Friends!

We are so glad you are here! This has been an incredibly challenging year for all of us for so many reasons. We can't thank you enough for sticking by us and buoying us through this hard time. We are eternally grateful!

If this is your first time here, Welcome! And let me tell you a little bit about us :-) Spark Books is Pittsburgh's only children's bookstore located in Aspinwall, PA. We carry books from a diverse lineup of authors and illustrators with a particular love of beautifully illustrated stories and books with all the feels for infants through tweenhood. We also have a small selection of YA and adult books. In addition, we carry a thoughful collection of puzzles, games and art supplies that both kiddos and their caregivers can get excited about doing together.

A quick FYI about this website: At this time, the books on this platform are ones we have access to getting for you but are not necessarily on our shelves. We hope to have a real time inventory for you in the coming months (we are getting in line to be on the waitlist for this function :-) Because we may or may not have your book in stock, we kindly ask that you wait for an email from us before coming down to pick up your order. If you have any questions about your order or stock availability, please don't hesitate to reach out to us either by email ( or via telephone (412-781-1987)

Take Care, Stay Safe and Happy Reading!

~Adriene Rister (owner)



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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
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Claudia and the New Girl (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #9) (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #9) Cover Image
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Hilo Book 7: Gina---The Girl Who Broke the World Cover Image
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The Dangerous Gift (Wings of Fire, Book 14) Cover Image
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Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories Cover Image
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Dog Man: Mothering Heights: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #10) Cover Image

January New Releases

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners Cover Image
Oona Cover Image
Beak & Ally #1: Unlikely Friends Cover Image
Amari and the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations #1) Cover Image
The Sea in Winter Cover Image
Root Magic Cover Image

All You Need Is Love...

Love Monster Cover Image
Little Blue Truck's Valentine Cover Image
Love Is a Truck Cover Image
Love, Z Cover Image
The Friendship Book Cover Image
Huggy Kissy (Leslie Patricelli board books) Cover Image