Readers! After we shared this year’s 2019 gift guide for book lovers, we had a ton of requests from readers who wanted to know what bookish gifts to get for the bibliophile kids in their lives.
Readers, you don’t have to ask me that question twice. Today I’m happy to oblige with a selection of bookish gifts for kids (and kids at heart) who love to read. This list includes gifts I’ve given and my own kids have received over the years, gifts I’m planning on giving this year, and gifts that I wish I had a reason to give this year (I’m looking at you, storybook blanket.)
I hope you enjoying perusing this guide, and I hope you’ll share your favorite bookish gifts for kid readers in comments.
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What else can I say but we love this library kit. This ranks as one of my kids’ favorite literary gifts, ever.
Fabled Bookshop has all kids of fabulous bookish tees for newborns to adults.
I love a gorgeous collection of hardbacks! This set has graced our home bookshelves for years, and includes A Little Princess, Anne of Green Gables, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Secret Garden, The Wind in the Willows, and Peter Pan. This is just one of many beautiful children’s box sets.
An adorable gift (and just one of many literary blankets) from the ever-fabulous Storiarts.
This is an awesome subscription box that focuses on “exposing children of color to literature, characters, authors and stories that are reflective of them.” Each box includes 2-3 children’s books featuring characters of color plus fun book swag
My daughter gave me one of these finger point bookmarks and I LOVE it. It lets you mark the exact line where you left off!
Heart Felt Design created these darling Harry Potter-inspired pillows. Pick the character of your choice! There’s also a whole range of pillows for other fandoms in this shop.
This t-shirt brings back good memories! Spread the Reading Rainbow love.
Literati is a children’s book subscription service for kids ages 0-12. Literati mails FIVE teacher-approved books to your child every month, making it easy to find unique and interesting books for your kids and making the choices their’s as opposed to something you’ve pushed into their hands.
“Are you a gifted child looking for special opportunities?” This is the perfect gift for the right young reader.
These fully illustrated editions of Harry Potter are gorgeous and a great way to introduce the next generation to Hogwarts.
Take your child’s library to the next level with these book-themed bookplate stickers. .
The Anne of Green Gables collection
There are so many phenomenal editions to choose from, in hardcover and paperback. We have 6 copies of Anne of Green Gables, including the Tundra Books paperback editions (above) I purchased as a Christmas gift for myself.
I dedicated I’d Rather Be Reading to “everyone who’s ever finished a book under the covers with a flashlight when they were supposed to be sleeping”—but these would probably work better for clandestine reading sessions.
Book Of The Month now has a dedicated YA subscription box for the young (and young at heart) readers in your life. Each month, there are 5 selections to choose from, including early releases. If none of them appeal to you, you can skip that month, making it an easy breezy way to bring new books into your life.
Happy shopping, and happy reading!