I always find the question 'what would you like for your birthday?' to be very difficult. N very rarely buys me actual books, so I have to come up with a list of not books. It isn't easy. Especially because if N and I want things, we usually just buy them. There's none of this waiting around for the next birthday/Christmas. See. Want. Have. is the usual procedure. But, I had to come up with something and I thought it might be an semi-interesting post to share with you all?
First up we have a Mockingjay pin! I completely missed out when Scholastic were sending these out (boohoo!) but I would wear this pin with PRIDE. Click on any of the images to see links of where to buy these goodies. And may the odds be ever in your favour.
And on to more badges! I really want access to more literary badges. Can someone tell me if I'm missing some obvious place for cool bookish badges, please? I often change the badges on my coat jacket and it is such a great talking point amongst the non-reading people I hang out with. Plus, how cool are these Fantastic Mr Fox badges, right?
I particularly love this Outsider t-shirt from Out of Print Clothing. I also love the Charlotte's Web tee AND The Wizard of Oz tee. I love the idea of more bookish themed clothing.
I also am desperate for one of these book handbags. Oftentimes, I'll leave the house and only take with me my two sets of keys and a wallet, so these book-size handbags are a perfect size and HOW CUTE ARE THEY? I think I prefer The Lorax, but I keep changing my mind...
And then we have the beautiful things to put on my walls! I've wanted this Literary map of Britian and Northern Ireland for absolutely ages. I'm also eyeing up the one for the USA as well... I really enjoy looking at the Literary Gift Company's website!
And this The Wizard Of Oz Poster looks incredible! It's the entire story! On a poster! How cute is that? I need it on my walls. They have some other very lovely posters on their website as well, but this is my favourite.
And finally, this is the one I really, really wanted but I don't see that one listed on the site anymore. But I do love and really want one of these Limited Edition print by Quentin Blake of a Roald Dahl character. Preferably of a story I really, really loved (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, The BFG) but most any of them would do. Quentin Blake and Roald Dahl are the epitome of my childhood!
So that's my shortened list of literary gifts! Do you have any suggestions or recommendations to add?!