Bookworms Gift Guide: 9 gifts for book lovers from UK small businesses

We’ve said it before, but we don’t think you can ever go wrong buying a book as a gift. Of course, we’re biased but we think a book subscription is an excellent choice for kids and you can read about the benefits here. (link to blog post).

But there are lots of option for branching out when it comes to buying presents for booklovers. Why not opt for a book-themed gift or a special something to accompany the book you’ve chosen?

We’ve been window shopping on your behalf and have put together this list of 9 fantastic presents for book lovers from 5 to 99-years-old!

Piles of folded sweatshirts showing an illustration of a cat reading and the word READ
5 differently coloured prints showing a cat reading and the word READ

READ print / T-shirt / sweatshirt
Helen Hancocks

We’ve got one of these t-shirts wrapped, ready and waiting to give to my 9-year-old on Christmas Day. But I know plenty of adults who would love one too. It looks like they're currently sold out but keep an eye out for updates. Or the A5 foil prints are a great option too!


READ on black and white background, print in a white frame


Read print
Pea & Me

Another of my own purchases, this stylish print looks fantastic propped on my daughter’s bookshelf.


Books & snacks tote bag from Alphabet Bags

Books & Snacks tote bag
Alphabet Bags

This large canvas tote is all about life's most important things, books and snacks! It's also available in forest green and tan.

Martha Brook x Matilda personalised weekly diary

Personalised weekly diary with Matilda quote
Martha Brook

You can choose not only the colour but the foiling detail for the beautifully made weekly diary, part of a large Martha Brook x Matilda collection.

Reading for Pleasure sweatshirt from Joanie Clothing

Reading for Pleasure sweatshirt

his stylish sweatshirt. Plus, £10 from the sale of every sweatshirt goes to Cheltenham Festivals to help support all the work they do promoting the benefits of reading literature and inspiring the next generation of readers.

Lune Club Book Club print in pink and purple

Book Club print
Lune Club

This bold print comes in a variety of colours and sizes, perfect for any book-loving home. 

Bookrest lamp from Present Indicative

Book rest lamp
Present Indicative

This sleek and stylish lamp is a great addition to any bedside table, meaning there’s no need to scavenge for a bookmark when your eyelids are drooping!

Reading socks from Stand4Socks

Reading socks
Stand4 Socks

These cozy companions are perfect for a book-lover to snuggle up in. Even better, for every pair sold another pair of socks is donated to someone in need.

Panda at the Door Chapter Book Gift Set from Parrot Street Book Club

Chapter Book Gift Set
Parrot Street Book Club

We couldn’t not mention our own gift sets, which make a brilliantly bookish gift for any 5 to 14-year-olds you’re buying for. Alongside one of our award-winning book and pack combos, the set contains a colourful tote bag, enamel pin badge, bookmark and reading-themed pencil.

But the gift sets aren’t all we have on offer for bookworms aged 5 to 14. Head here for bookish Christmas presents for girls & boys.

You may also be interested in browsing these other gift guides we’ve created:


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