Karina and Matthew share gift ideas in the form of book boxes packed with choice reads and thoughtful add-ons perfect for the reader or readers in your life.
This episode is sponsored by TBR, by Owlkids Books, publisher of A Likkle Miss Lou and other children’s books, and by Book Riot Insiders.
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BUILD A BOOK BOX:
For a Teacher, Librarian, of Fellow Bibliophile
Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany by Jane Mount
Mrs. Wright’s Classroom: Read It, Love It, Return It (rubber stamp)
Mrs. Allen Has Read This Book! Ask Her About It! (rubber stamp)
Library Card: Yellow Tote Bag (from Out of Print)
For a Baby (and their adult)
Mr. Boddington’s Studio: NYC ABCs (also have Chicago, San Francisco – out on November 26)
Llamaphones by Janik Coat
Bookworm in Training Onesie by BoyGirlParty
For a Huggable Picture Book Reader
One Hug by Katrina Moore; illustrated by Julia Woolf
Hug Machine by Scott C
Hug Me by Simona Ciraolo
Tie dye hug tee (compression shirt)
For a Budding Birder and Nonfiction Reader
The Backyard Birdsong Book by Donald Kroodsma and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
The Big Book of Birds by Yuval Zommer
Migration: Incredible Animal Journeys by Mike Unwin, illustrated by Jenni Desmond
For a Maker and Graphic Novel Reader
The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell
Cuttable Cardboard Creations (Maker Fun Factory) by Mikal Keefer and Elisa Hansen
ALL of the cardboard boxes from our book mail
Printed duct tape from Duck Tape (specifically Galaxy or kittens with bowties design)
Cardboard Tool Kit from UncommonGoods
For a Star-Gazing Audio Book Reader (and for Matthew from Karina)
See You in the Cosmos audiobook by Jack Cheng
50 Things to See in the Sky by Sarah Barker
Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars by Richard Ho; illustrated by Katherine Roy
Side note: Tiera Fletcher, age 24, is one of the lead engineers building the rocket that will take us to Mars.
For a Fiction Reader Interested In Life Through a Different Lens (and for Karina from Matthew)
Dough Boys by Paula Chase
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