August 29, 2022

If you're looking for the perfect gift for a kid who loves to read, look no further! We've put together an exciting list of gifts for book lovers, including a bunch of goodies to make their reading experience even better!

From cozy reading pillows and stylish book totes to private diaries and new books, this guide is full of exciting gifts for the avid reader on your list. Whether you're shopping for holiday gifts, birthday presents, or just a little something to show your kids how much you care, you're sure to find the perfect present in this guide.

Here are the 12 best gifts for kids that love to read:

This stylish book tote is perfect for carrying around all of their favorite reads! The bag comes in 18 unique prints, so there's bound to be one that fits your young reader's style. With its sturdy construction, this tote is the ideal way to transport books without worrying about them getting damaged. Whether they're loading up on books at the library or picking up a few new favorites from Barnes and Noble, this tote will ensure their books arrive home safely!

Cuddly Reading Stand for Books, Tablets, and eReaders

by Gifts for Readers & Writers Store

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This cozy reading pillow is just what your young reader needs the next time they want to curl up with a good book! It's great for propping up tablets, books, and eReaders so they can read hands-free. The pillow comes in 8 adorable animal designs, each with a handy back pocket to store their reading glasses, bookmarks, or other small items. Plus, the soft fabric is sure to keep them cozy as they journey through new worlds!

Illustrated Harry Potter Editions

by Jim Kay and J.K. Rowling

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These gorgeous illustrated editions of the Harry Potter series are perfect for young readers who love the magical wizarding world and those about to dip their toes into the series for the very first time. With Jim Kay's stunning illustrations on every page, these books are sure to transport your young reader right into Hogwarts as they read about Harry, Ron, and Hermione's adventures!

The first 4 illustrated editions are available on Amazon right now. The 5th installment in the series, Order of the Phoenix, is available for pre-order for its release on October 11th, just in time for the holidays!

Wooden Book Lamp

by Vergissm

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Is it a book, or is it a night light? It's a magical lamp that opens just like a book to reveal a soft and dreamy glow your reader will love! This unique light turns off when the book is closed, making it look like a simple decorative novel on your reader's nightstand. Open it up, and the pages emit a warm, inviting light that's perfect for reading before bed. At the size of a small book and with USB charging, this compact light can be taken anywhere your reader plans to curl up with a good book!

4-Pack of Funny Reading Socks 


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These stylish reading socks are the perfect way for your young reader to show off their love of books! This 4-pack comes in 4 unique designs that let everyone know just how big of a reader they really are. With a comfy cotton blend, these cozy socks are perfect for lounging around the house with a good book or keeping cozy at the library. They make a great gift for avid readers and book lovers of all ages!

A Locking Diary

by Life is a Doodle

Mermaid Locking Diary Gift Set

This is an exciting gift for those who love to write about the fantastic worlds they've explored in their books! These beautiful diaries have a built-in lock to keep all of their secrets safe and come in 3 unique designs that are sure to delight. Each diary comes with a bracelet, a special pen, and other fun goodies to create the ultimate gift set. Help your young reader get started on their next great writing adventure!

Britannica Kids' Encyclopedia

by Britannica Group

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Gift this incredible wealth of knowledge to the avid young reader who loves to learn about the world around them! The Britannica Kids' Encyclopedia is packed with information on a variety of topics, including animals, history, science, and more. This comprehensive encyclopedia is sure to answer any question your young reader has and spark their curiosity for learning even more! With fantastic illustrations and photos on every page, this book will definitely fuel their passion for learning!

Kindle Kids Edition

by Amazon

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Know a young reader that goes through books like there's no tomorrow? The Kindle Kids Edition is the perfect gift for them! This Kindle comes with a kid-friendly case, a year of free Amazon Kids+, and a two-year worry-free guarantee. Your young reader will never be bored again with thousands of kid-friendly books and graphic novels to choose from. Give them the ability to take an entire library wherever they go!

6-Pack of Whacky Squished Animal Bookmarks

by Zanon

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Your book lover has never seen bookmarks quite like these before! The adorable 3D squishy animal toppers add a ton of goofy personality to any book and make it easy to keep track of where they left off. These cute creatures make for the perfect stocking stuffers(link to stocking stuffer article), and they'll undoubtedly put a smile on a child's face every time they sit down to read!

Comfy Bean Bag Chair

by Posh Creations

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What could be better than curling up with a new book in a comfy bean bag chair? This oversized chair is the perfect size for your young reader to sink into while they get lost in their latest book. The best part? It's lightweight and easy to move, so your little book lover can plop down and read anywhere their heart desires. Give the gift of a cozy reading nook!

Gift Card to Their Favorite Bookstore

by Barnes & Noble

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What book lover wouldn't absolutely love a gift card to their favorite bookstore? Half the fun of reading is taking the time to find their next great book. With a Barnes & Noble gift card, your young reader can browse to their heart's content until they stumble upon their next big adventure. They can also use their card to buy comics, puzzles, games, and more!

Book Making Kit

by Lulu Jr.

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This is an extraordinary gift for young readers looking to create their very own hardcopy book. The bookmaking kit includes everything they need to get started, including easy-to-follow instructions to teach them how to write and illustrate their story.

Once complete, they'll mail back their pages using the prepaid envelope and receive their official hardcover book in a few short weeks. Their book will include an official "About the Author" page, and they can even dedicate the book to a loved one (maybe you!).

Visit the Local Library Together

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What better way to encourage their love of reading than by taking a trip to the local library together? Along with a few of the exciting gifts above, offer to spend some quality time with your little book lover. Check out some books, explore the different sections, and find new authors that your young reader might enjoy. While you're there together, sign them up for a library card so they can continue to find exciting new reads time and time again!

Any tweens on your list? Check out our Ultimate Gift Guide for Tween Girls

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