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?!
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I want one of those posters so bad! And the prints look amazing. Where are they from?ReplyDelete
Aren't they wonderful?! And just click on teh images and they'll take you to the website where they can be bought.Delete
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Keep up the great blogging! :)
Thank you, that's very kind!Delete
Luckily the Mockingjay pin can be bought easily here! My friend bought mine from Play.com but I believe they're also in Waterstones.ReplyDelete
Good to know these things! (I ended up with one for my birthday!)Delete
In case I'm not online to say it on the day I hope you have a fab birthday Michelle! I also hope that N manages to get you some of your present choicesReplyDelete
I love your choices of literary gifts - those bags are absolutely awesome (I just spent ages looking at the etsy shop and I could have spent a fortune LOL).
I also love the Wizard of Oz poster, I've seen some of those before and think it is so cool that they manage to include the text for the whole book and make it into a relevant picture. Such a creative idea - I wish I'd come up with it :o)
Thanks Sarah! :)Delete
I LOVE those bags and I think the Postertext posters are incredible.
Fab list of goodies - I love the idea of having the whole wizard of Oz on a poster - what a great idea. In case I miss it Happy Birthday in advance!ReplyDelete
Thanks Jesse :) Yes, I'm still amazed by the postertext posters. Such a great idea!Delete
Wow! Me want! Great list, I like the sound of the Wizard of Oz Poster. Those book bags are so cute too! Happy birthday :DReplyDelete
Thanks so much Zoe :)Delete
Ruby Oliver merch! http://www.zazzle.com/theboyfriendlistReplyDelete
I really want a Mockingjay pin. A nice one that won't fall apart.
I can't think of anything more awesome than Ruby Oliver merchandise :)Delete