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Allison The Bookman

North Bay, ON

Since 1973 we have been welcoming browsers from all corners of the World! Our books have been picked up in airports in Japan, Europe, and all over the USA not to mention Canada! This store is the brain child of Gord Allison on the advice of his wife Esther to do what he was passionate about with literacy. An organized book store for people to browse and find easily what they were looking for was an important part of that dream coming true. With Esther & Derrick building the shelving, and the rest of the their family's helping - they brought Allison The Bookman into being! We are proud to continue serving the reading needs of the North Bay area with the 3rd Generation of Allison's taking the reigns with Annette Allison-Vander Waal eager to continue in her father and grandparents footsteps! Keep watch on our site as we go through the transformation to our own online sales department and helping you find your way into even more great new novel adventures!

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