The Carle Bookshop Recommends: Christine's Holiday Wishlist
In case you're in need of some gift ideas, the staff at The Carle Bookshop has each put together their top picks for wishlist-worthy books and products from our shop. Christine's here today to share her current top 5 favorites for gift-giving this year.
1. The Magical World of Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola: This new treasury from Tomie dePaola compiles six bestselling Strega Nona picture books into a single volume with bonus materials like sheet music and recipes. For a limited time you could even snag an autographed copy from our shop! $40 Pair it with this huggable Strega Nona doll for the perfect gift! $31
2. Well-Read Women Journal:This journal is a beautiful and inspirational place to record your great reads. A great gift for fellow readers and book-lovers! $14.95
3. Rat-a-Tat Cat Card Game: All games by Gamewright are fantastic, but this one is especially fun and engaging for a wide range of ages. Also makes a great stocking stuffer! $11.95
4. Elephant & Piggie Finger Puppet Set: This finger puppet pair is just so cute! You can have endless fun with Gerald and Piggie. Not only great for play, these would be a great gift for teachers and librarians who use Mo Willems' books for storytime, as a storytelling tool. $13.95
5. You Nest Here With Me by Jane Yolen & Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illustrated by Melissa Sweet: A lovely story about the joys of togetherness. It's especially sweet to share at bedtime. As a bonus, the back of the book has a identification guide with facts about all the different species of birds featured in the book. We even have copies autographed by the authors to make an extra-special gift! $16.95
What's on your holiday wishlist?