A deconstructed French ChefCookbook by Julia Child serves as the bones of this whimsical, decorative birdhouse complete with a perch made from a mini wooden mixing spoon. It's also available, naturally, in a To Kill a Mockingbird motif.
These interactive, designer bookmarks make reading even livelier. Use the Cheat Sheet bookmark to keep track of characters or foreign translations. Or create your own story with the Mad Libs-inspired Fill In bookmark.
Sure, we love the ubiquitous e-reader, but the digital device is lacking when it comes to the smell of a good ole paper book. Invoke a library, or your favorite childhood tome, with this parchment-scented candle.
Author Edward George Bulwer-Lytton inspired this challenging boardgame with his classic first line: “It was a dark and stormy night.” The object here is to—you guessed it—correctly identify the author or title of 8 books.