30 Bookish Baby Shower Gifts

My friends and family are starting to have babies left and right. I, predictably, love giving books as gifts at baby showers and other sweet milestones (or just because!). Here are some other excellent bookish baby shower gifts to give to the future readers in your life. Whether you’re hoping the new little one will be a Tolkien fanatic, a die-hard Gryffindor, or a future Janeite, get them hooked early – before they can talk or express opinions ideally!

Custom Book Baby Blanket, $75

Pride and Prejudice Baby Hat, $35

Dr. Seuss Book Sculptures, $105

Alice in Wonderland Crib Sheet, $50

Peter Rabbit Toy, $49.99

Harry Potter Onesie, $13.95

Charlotte’s Web Wall Art, $10

Madeline Diaper Cake, $75 

The Hungry Caterpillar Blanket & Hat, $25

Matilda Lampshade, $24.20

Shakespeare Rag Doll, $33.61

Lord of the Rings Book Ends, $39 

Alphabet Poster, $4.99

Alice in Wonderland Book Sculpture, $110

Maya Angelou Onesie, $18

Little Women Peg Dolls, $40

Where The Wild Things Are Mobile, $85

Winnie the Pooh Hat, $13

Harry Potter Bibs, $10

Brown Bear Crib Sheet, $39.99 

Alice in Wonderland Picture Frame, $48

Velveteen Rabbit Prints, $35

Mark Twain Doll, $25

Kafka Onesie, $23.99 

The Little Prince Box, $29

Sense and Sensibility Blanket, $80

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Blocks, $30

Game of Thrones T-shirt and Onesie, $38.95

Dr. Seuss Baby Shoes, $18.98

Where The Wild Thing Sleeps Pillow, $19.99

What are your favorite bookish baby shower gifts to give? 

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Alison Doherty: Alison lives in Brooklyn. She recently graduated from The New School with an MFA in writing for children, where her classmates regularly debated if she belonged in Ravenclaw or Slytherin. Raised on both coasts, in California and Maryland, Alison grew up wishing she could have Ella Enchanted as a bff and that Gilbert Blythe lived next door. Now, she is an Alice Munro fangirl, a big supporter of libraries and local bookstores, and loves having an e-reader so people don’t give her funny looks when she reads romance novels on the subway. When she gets sad or stressed she 100% never never ever watches the clip of Mr. Darcy diving into the lake on YouTube. She blogs about young adult books at Hardcovers and Heroines and is working on her first novel. Twitter: @alisoncdoherty