Whale Of A Tale Childrens Book

4199 Campus Dr # A
Irvine, CA 92612
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Customer Reviews (17 reviews)

Guest G.

on Judys Book Dec 11, 2010
We just moved to town and we are very excited to have a children's bookstore nearby (and with such great reviews). Unfortunately the owner and staff make for an extremely uncomfortable shopping experience. They... (more)

Guest G.

on Judys Book Nov 17, 2010
This store would be very nice except for the terrible customer service -- no warm welcome, no interest until you are ready to make a purchase. The owner is cold and although some of the staff tries to be helpful, the... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jun 03, 2009
Although we live in Chicago, this bookstore is always on our list of must visits when we're in town to see the grandparents. Over the past 1... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jan 31, 2009
Preferential treatments are being given by the color of your hair and skin. If you are dark skinned or Asian decent you would get the treat... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jun 21, 2008
I went to this bookstore recently with my little girl hoping to find some books for her. Unfortunately the salespeople must hate children. ... (more)

Amelie C.

on Judys Book Sep 06, 2006
I used to go here a lot with my mom when I was younger. The shop is set up very nicely and organized, and they have a great selection of books for kids. However, while I was there with my mom, the salespeople were super nice... (more)

Loren K.

on Judys Book Feb 25, 2006
A Whale of a Tale is a wonderful store. Don't be fooled by its relatively small size, you don't need a superstore for an excellent selection. The people who choose the books really know what they're doing. Not only is... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Nov 29, 2005
If youre looking for a childrens bookstore that has a great selection, layout and expertise, this is the place. The store is extremely kid f... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Nov 27, 2005
Whale of a Tail features book signings for children. The author of Stellaluna made a notable impression with her reading. I also met severa... (more)

Christina R.

on Judys Book Sep 06, 2005
Whale of a Tale does seem like a great setup, but I haven't had the best of experiences there myself. Basically, if you aren't either a child or obviously old enough to be the parent of one, you are going to get a pretty... (more)
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