Today is National Book Lovers Day! Why not celebrate by finding your little bibliophile a great new read she can’t put down? Nothing compares to the magic of browsing rows of bookshelves and cracking open the spine of a book so that the story inside can spring to life in a young reader’s imagination. San Diego is home to some very cool bookstores with equally inviting kid’s sections where you’ll find everything from comics and sci-fi to storytime with beloved children’s book authors and Where’s Waldo scavenger hunts. Click through for 6 local shops you should dog ear for your next adventure with your little bookworm!


If your family's bucket list includes making it to next year's Comic Con then Comickaze is the bookshop for you. With two store locations, the original in Claremont and the most recently opened shop in Liberty Station, Comickaze stocks San Diego's largest and most diverse selection of comics, graphic novels and collector supplies. Note, that the store is chock-full of merchandise so you may need to devote some time to finding what you're looking for, but isn't that the beauty of a day at the book store?

Liberty Station Location
2750 Historic Decatur Rd. Ste. 101
San Diego, Ca 92106


What’s your favorite bookstore for kids in San Diego? Tell us in the comments.

––Aimee Della Bitta