This gift guide features awesome gift ideas for the book lover, reader, and writer in your life. We’ve gathered gift-giving suggestions for men and women, boys and girls, toddlers and teens.
Each gift for readers and writers is inspired by well-known male authors.
Scroll through to pick the perfect present for every name on your list. As you search through these cool gift ideas, keep your eyes open for exciting BONUS suggestions for curating your own awesome gift sets!
Box Sets & Books for Adults
C. S. Lewis Signature Classics Box Set | by Clive Staples Lewis
BONUS: Pair it with a children’s set! The Chronicles of Narnia 8-Book Box Set
William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Trilogy: Star Wars, The Empire Striketh Back, & The Jedi Doth Return — a unique gift for fans of both Star Wars and The Bard! | inspired by William Shakespeare
Aesop’s Illustrated Fables (Leatherbound Classic)| by Aesop
BONUS: Pair it with fairy tales! Hans Christian Andersen’s Complete Fairy Tales (Leatherbound Classic)
Box Sets & Books for Kids
Moby-Dick: An Ocean Primer | inspired by Herman Melville
BONUS: Pair it with finger puppets! Ocean Animal Finger Puppets for babies and toddlers
Winnie the Pooh’s Giant Lift-the-Flap Book | by A. A. Milne
Elephant & Piggie: Complete 25-Title Collection | by Mo Willems
BONUS: Pair it with bookends! Adorable Elephant and Piggie bookends
E. B. White Box Set of beloved children’s classics | by E. B. White
BONUS: Pair it with DVDs! E. B. White Classics Collection 6-Movie Set
Hilarious Whoppsy-Whiffling Joke Book | by Roald Dahl
BONUS: Pair it with a kids’ cookbook! How about Roald Dahl’s Revolting Recipes?
Best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians (5-book set) | by Rick Riordan
BONUS: Pair it with a T-shirt! Kids will love Percy’s Camp Half-Blood T-shirt (youth sizes)
Are you enjoying these awesome gift ideas for the book lover or reader on your list? Keep scrolling for more great gift-giving suggestions!
Stylized graphic Moby-Dick T-shirt for women, men, & kids| inspired by Herman Melville
BONUS: Pair it with a book! Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Elephant & Piggie child’s T-shirt | inspired by Mo Willems
BONUS: Pair it with a book! Elephant and Piggie books
The Raven men’s T-shirt | inspired by Edgar Allan Poe
BONUS: Pair it with a book! The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
The Princess Bride Infinity Scarf hand-pressed to order | inspired by William Goldman
BONUS: Pair it with a book! The Princess Bride Deluxe Gift Edition
DVD collection of 5 Hemingway Classics | inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s novels
BONUS: Pair it with socks! Conversation-starting Women’s socks with Hemingway quote: “There is no friend as loyal as a book”
Breakfast at Tiffany’s | inspired by Truman Capote
The Maltese Falcon for film noir fans| inspired by Dashiell Hammett
BONUS: Pair it with the book! The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
Academy-Award-Winning Camelot in DVD| inspired by Thomas Malory
BONUS: Pair it with puzzles! Knights of the Round Table Puzzle Quest — beautifully illustrated Arthurian-themed riddles and puzzles
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Apple Playset (age 0+) | inspired by Eric Carle
BONUS: Pair it with a book! The Very Hungry Caterpillar board book
King Arthur Paper Dolls | inspired by Thomas Malory
BONUS: Pair it with a book! The Usborne Illustrated Tales of King Arthur
The Brothers Grimm Magnetic Poetry Kit | inspired by The Brothers Grimm
BONUS: Pair it with a board game! Grimm Forest lighthearted family game for ages 13+
The Lord of the Rings 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle | inspired by J. R. R. Tolkien
BONUS: Pair it with a board game! The Lord of the Rings: Journey to Mordor
Journey to the Center of the Earth board game | inspired by Jules Verne
BONUS: Pair it with a book! Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne — modern translation with original illustrations
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Sticky Notes Booklet | inspired by L. Frank Baum
BONUS: Pair it with a wall calendar! Fans of the 1939 film will love this gorgeous The Wizard of Oz 2020 Calendar
Alice in Wonderland duvet cover set will light up her eyes| inspired by Lewis Carroll
BONUS: Pair it with candles! Fantastical Adventures Set of Literary Candles | inspired by Lewis Carroll, Roald Dahl, J. R. R. Tolkien, & L. Frank Baum
Insulated stainless steel travel tumbler | inspired by Mark Twain
BONUS: Pair it with a journal! Beautifully crafted notebook filled favorite Twain quotes
Where’s Will? Seek & Find: Find Shakespeare hidden in his plays! | inspired by William Shakespeare
BONUS: Pair it with a page-a-day calendar! Shakespearean insults 2020 Calendar
Engraved Compass with Leather Case | inspired by Henry David Thoreau
BONUS: Pair it with stationery! Thoreau Note Cards, bearing some of his most famous quotes
We hope you’ve enjoyed these awesome gift ideas for every book lover! Come back to this gift guide again and again—any time you’re looking for a special holiday, birthday, or just-because gift. And make sure to visit our Perfect Gift Guide Inspired by Female Authors. Happy shopping!
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