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"I actually really just want to go to this bookstore."
―Bella about not being into dress shopping.[src]

Thunderbird and Whale Bookstore is a fictional shop located in Port Angeles, Washington. The shop is filled with so many shelves stacked to the ceiling, that they continue out onto the front porch of the shop. In the 2008 film Twilight, Bella Swan purchases a book about the Quileute tribe and it's legends from the store.


The front door of "Thunderbird and Whale Bookstore".

In the movie, Bella accompanies Jessica Stanley and Angela Weber to Port Angeles to go dress shopping for the prom, and later leaves them in a sideline to it to buy a book about Quileute legends she wants to find clues about the Cullens' mystery, which is connected to the Quileute tribe's history.

Behind the scenes[]

  • The bookstore was filmed in an attorney office located in St. Helens, Oregon.