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About UsAbout Us

What, why, when, how - manatee mysteries, revealed!

Manatee PeopleManatee People

The stories behind the faces behind the counter!

What We DoWhat We Do

Sure, blue manatee is centered around books, but we offer so much more...

How to Find UsHow to Find Us

blue manatee children’s bookstore
3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209

Awards and HooraysAwards and Hoorays

We are humbled to have received many accolades over the years...


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