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Bookish Gift Idea #3: Posters to encourage reading (for kids)
Here’s a gift for a young reader in your lifeâ€”or any reader who is young at heart and has a little wall space to fill. Remember those “Give a hoot–read a book” posters at the public library when you were a kid? Here’s a roundup of newer, cooler versions to spruce up a book nook or bedroom. Above, the
Edgar Allen Poe “READ” print is available from MonsterGallery.
Or how about this lovely hand-drawn
fox with a Faulkner quote, from Gayana?
giraffe from Bunch of Bees offers some reading-related wisdom:
Check back every day in December for another bookish gift ideaâ€”including a roundup of prints for adults, too.
Celeste NgÂ grew up in Shaker Heights, OH, and has an MFA from the University of Michigan. Nowadays she lives in Cambridge, MA, where youâ€™ll often find her atÂ
Darwinâ€™sÂ working on her current projects: her first novel and a collection of short stories. She also teaches fiction atÂ Grub Street, a non-profit writing center in Boston, and blogs for the Huffington Post. Her stories and essays have appeared in various literary journals, includingÂ ,Â One Story ,Â Crazyhorse , Alaska Quarterly Review Apostrophecast,Â ,Â TriQuarterly , and theÂ Subtropics Kenyon Review Online, and she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize. If you havenâ€™t yet read them, Celeste highly recommendsÂ The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy; Â The Sound and the Fury, by William Faulkner; andÂ The Bluest EyeÂ by Toni Morrison. Visit her author website atÂ celesteng.com.
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