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Great gifts for fans of the Star Wars films

It’s now less than six weeks before we can all take our seats in the cinema to enjoy the new Star Wars film. Although plot details remain scarce about Episode VII: The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams’ film has already broken presale records and the three brief trailers have gone down a storm(trooper)… But just where is Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker?

As has been stated many times before, Star Wars is a phenomenon – and it’s only set to get bigger with the latest trilogy of films and its various spin-offs. Harking back to practical effects and with original cast members returning to their iconic roles, we imagine this will be the biggest film ever made. But in the run-up to the film’s release and in its aftermath, you and any fan of the galaxy far, far away are going to want to surround yourself with Star Wars books and gifts.

And that’s where Book People comes in…

Any Jedi or Sith will find plenty to love in our hand-picked selection of Star Wars goodies. With the new film conveniently being released in the week leading up to Christmas, why not buy your presents and make some unbelievable savings at the same time.

Gifts and Stationery

Star Wars Darth Vader ring binder ruler stationery giftStar Wars Darth Vader rubbers pen notebook lightsaber giftStar Wars Force Awakens Mugs Chewbacca Rylo Ken Wookiee BB8 BB-8 Jedi Dark Side gifts

 

Books

Ultimate Star Wars book Stormtrooper Anthony Daniels facts books gifts characters Jedi Dark SideStar Wars Doodles Book Stormtrooper Darth Vader C-3PO R2-D2 Millennium Falcon Luke SkywalkerStar Wars DK sticker books Yoda lightsaber ultimate gifts

 

LEGO Star Wars in 100 Scenes Darth Vader DK Luke Skywalker Han Solo LEGO bricks Star Wars sagaLEGO Star Wars The Yoda Chronicles Special Forces Commander Minifigure DKStar Wars Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, DK, Jedi, Sith, Dark Side, Yoda, Jedi Master, Star Wars facts

 

LEGO Star Wars The Visual Dictionary: Updated and Expanded, The Force, Boba Fett, Tattooine, Luke Skywalker MinifigureStar Wars Rebels, Rebel Adventures, DK Ultimate Sticker Book, LEGO Star Wars Collection, Dark Star, Darth Maul, Stormtrooper, Darth Vader, DK Books, Star Wars gifts

 

Star Wars: R2-D2's Droid Workshop, Make your own R2-D2, Droids, C-3PO, Tattooine, books, gifts, The Force


Buy a gift from Book People this Christmas

As you’ll have no doubt seen by now, Book People now offers a range of brilliant gifts alongside our hand-picked favourites and so much more. Specially chosen by our expert team, the gifts have proven to be very popular with our customers. When doing your Christmas shopping, why not go beyond the books this year and add some of our gifts to your basket.

Bags

R2-D2 rucksack

We think this would turn any Star Wars fan into a spin. Shaped like everyone’s favourite droid, it’s a backpack we have a good feeling about your child loving…

 

Minions satchel

Ba-ba-ba-brilliant. Your little Minion will absolutely love this over-the-shoulder bag.

 

Paddington rucksack

Somewhere for the kids to tuck away their marmalade sandwiches as they head to playschool or school.

 

Educational Gifts

Haynes Apache Helicopter Construction Kit

Full speed ahead… Your children (and maybe you and your other half!) will be racing to finish making this amazing apache helicopter.

 

Science Museum Detective Briefcase

If you have a budding Sherlock Holmes in your household, they’ll love this set that teaches them all the snooping skills and powers of deduction they need to become a detective.

 

Homeware

We have so much beautiful Mary Berry kitchenware available at unbelievable prices. But hurry, they won’t be around long!

 

Jigsaws and Puzzles

These large-format jigsaws have two sides of fun. Mr. Men and Little Miss fans will love putting the pieces together to see a picture of them, while on the other side is an image just waiting for them to add some colour.

 

Playtime and Craft

Make Your Own Mr. Bump

There’s nothing quite like making a costume or cuddly toy themselves and these great gifts star the likes of Peppa Pig and Mr. Bump (surely everyone’s favourite Mr. Men character?)


Home-made Christmas gifts, decorations and craft ideas from Book People

We cannot think of a better time of year to make and create your own crafts than at Christmas. We’re sure you’ll agree that there is nothing quite like home-made projects to add some cosiness and personality to your festive season and we have the books to inspire you.

Not only will you get to enjoy the unbelievable prices Book People offers as you prepare for Christmas but you’ll also save money in the lead-up to the big day itself – making your own decorations, treats and ornaments is far lighter on your purse strings than shop-bought goods.

As our Christmas Market is in full swing, why not head over to Book People’s Christmas Shop to find many books that will inspire you to get knitting, baking and creating.

 

Half Yard Christmas

Debbie Shore of Half Yard Heaven fame brings fantastically festive ideas for you to make.

 

Gingerbread Wonderland

The spiced smells of gingerbread add extra delight to any festive market and with this book you can bring the tasty bakes into your own home – and with so much style!

 

100 Christmas Things to Make and Do

 

Make your own advent calendar, learn how to make snowball truffles and so much more with this guide from the experts at Usborne.

 

20 to Make Christmas Crafting Collection

 

Knitting, pompom making, felting, crocheting and sugar decoration making are all featured throughout these five books.

 

Usborne Big Book of Christmas Decorations to Cut, Fold and Stick

Looking extremely professional and very stylish, this activity book will keep the entire family occupied as they make paper crafts for Christmas.

 

Christmas Crafts

Ditch the expensive, mass-produced decorations this year and create your own festive projects – ranging from table decorations to tasty treats.


Book People Christmas Market, open 2 – 8 November

Festive market books

There’s nothing quite like a Christmas market to capture the festive feeling. From Winchester to Warsaw, they’re full of cheer and gifts that everyone loves to take home for the holidays. One thing that is missing from your local Christmas market is books – and that’s why we’re so pleased to be opening the virtual doors to Book People Christmas Market on 2 November.

Christmas has come early with seven days of savings.

Over the course of the week, we’ll have a different offer every day to help with your Christmas shopping. We can’t say too much about the deals just yet, but please be assured there’ll be huge savings on our selection of hand-picked favourites.

Bringing all the joy of a Christmas market into your home – with no need to go out in the cold and the added bonus of avoiding the crowds – make sure you shop at Book People Christmas Market this year.

But hurry, our market will close its doors on 8 November.


Book People’s Christmas gifts for her 2015

We all know how hard it can be buying for some people when it comes round to Christmas but one present sure to delight even the most difficult person is a good book. Here, we’ve brought together some of the books that delighted the girls in our office. Obviously, they can appeal to any gender but we thought we’d give you an insight into the girls who work here’s favourites:

Gogglebook

The show about the TV shows that everyone’s talking about, this is a great gift for Goggleboxers.

 

The Taming of the Queen

The latest novel from the queen of historical fiction.

 

The Great British Bake Off: Celebrations

Help them add some Bake Off-inspired treats to their Christmas gatherings.

 

Agatha Raisin Collection

Twenty books for an unbelievable price, this can be one big present or shared out amongst friends.

 

I Used to Know That

Know someone who’s always thinking back to ‘the good old days’? This will help them remember all the key school skills.

 

Penelope Lively Collection

Three contemporary novels, all intelligently written by the Man Booker-winning author.

 

Mamushka

A cookbook bursting with 100 contemporary recipes hailing from eastern Europe.

 

The Santangelos

Jackie Collins is much missed and this – her final novel – is full of the sex, scandal and secrets that made her so popular.

 

 The Clandestine Cake Club: A Year of Cake

There’s nothing better than a delicious cake to mark a special occasion – and this book has a recipe for one for all the major events in the next twelve months.

 

Maggie Smith

Who doesn’t love Maggie Smith? A worldwide star since her Oscar-winning turn in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, she’s since been the highlight of Downton Abbey and starred in Harry Potter, Hook and most recently The Lady in the Van.

 

Colouring for Mindfulness: Gorgeous Patterns

It’s been the year for people to rediscover the childhood joy and meditative benefits of colouring in and this book is one of the best around.

 


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