Monday, November 27, 2006

Holiday Gift Giving for BookWorms

If you are thinking about giving a book this holiday season as a gift but are not sure what exactly to give here are some tips and suggestions.

Tips and Suggestions

*Give a Holiday Book Basket, these are easy to make and you may also buy one already done.
*Make sure to include books from a specific genre that the person you are giving the gift to enjoys.
*Include some extras in the gift basket, such as a Desktop calendar, a book light, a dictionary, bookmarks, etc.
*If you are doing Genre Specific Book Basket include a gift particular to that genre, for example if it consists of Cooking Books include a cutting board, spices, etc.
*If you want to give just one book, add a bookmark for a special touch.

Suggested Books for Gift Baskets:

*Cooking Genre *
Theme - Cooking with Celebrity Chefs -
Books - Rachel Ray 2,4,6,8 ; Paula Green Celebrates; Barefoot Contessa at home.
Extras - Cutting Board or Spices

*History Genre*
Theme - History for the Holidays
Books - Blood and Thunder; The Devil in the White City; Playing with the Enemy; Blitz
Extras - History related Desktop Calendar 0r Bookmark

*Thriller Genre*
Theme - Chiller Thrillers
Books - Wild Fire; The Collectors; Hundred-Dollar Baby
Extras - Bookmarks

*Fantasy Genre*
Theme - Fantastic Fantasy
Books - Harry Potter 1 -6 / or Eragon; Eldest.
Extras - Mythology or Fairies Calendar

*Children Ages 2-8*
Theme - Children Must Reads
Books - Owen & Mzee; Noodle; Olivia Forms a Band
Extras - Children's Dictionary

*Children Ages 1-2*
Theme - Children Fantastic
Books - Teletubbies Peek-A-Boo; Big & Little; Black & White; Elmo
Extras - Soft Cloth Book, Letter Blocks

*Babies Ages 0-1*
Theme - Babies Fantastic Reading
Books - 3 or 4 Soft Cloth books of your choice
Extras - Soft Cozy Blanket
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