Would you consider your child a book worm or an avid reader? Here are some unique bookish gift ideas for them — and maybe some other family members you know.
Remember reading books under the covers with a flashlight as a kid? If you want your kids to have proper lighting to read, it might be time to get them a good book light. Upgrade from a basic flashlight to a clip-on version that attaches to a book or headboard for convenience.
Out of Print Clothing
Do you want to show your family’s love of books? Out of Print Clothing has clothes and other accessories referencing famous authors, new authors and the classics. Kids and babies can wear favorites like “Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown; Piggy, Elephant and Pigeon from Mo Williams; “Wonder” by R. J. Palacio, and more. outofprint.com
Harry Potter Hogwarts Whomping Willow (Lego set 75953)
The magical world of Harry Potter from the J.K. Rowling series has many gifts for your wizards (and muggle friends). For both Lego and Harry Potter fans, this recreation of the tree, flying car and Hogwarts castle is a great addition to their collection. lego.com
Writing (or Reading) Gloves
Storiarts provides unique literary gifts including writing gloves. The fingerless gloves will leave you inspired with the words of classic tales — such as “Black Beauty,” “Peter Pan,” “The Raven,” “Pride and Prejudice,” “Wuthering Heights,” and more — printed on the soft material. They are perfect for cold winter nights spent writing or sitting by the fire and reading a book. Also, check out the company’s scarves and other gifts. storiarts.com
Surprise your child this year with a special place to read or write — a book nook. Find a place in the house or their room to decorate with all the bookish things they love. Include pillows, a canopy or a tent to create a place for them to relax with a book or write in a journal. Stock shelves with new releases, classics, notebooks and fun pens. For those who like to draw, provide a sketchbook and artist pencil set.