Literary Holiday Crackers
adult and children options
Shakespeare Memory Game
Each of the 24 pairs of cards in this classic memory game features Shakespeare quotations.
What good shall I do this day? Cuff Bracelet
Benjamin Franklin began each day by asking himself, in the pages of his journal, "What good shall I do this day?” and returned, at the end of the day, to ask himself the “evening question”: “What good have I done to- day?”
Mark Twain Sterling Silver Cuff
"To believe yourself brave is to be brave; it is the one only essential thing."
Resist much. Obey little. Kids T-shirt
Walt Whitman's rallying cry for individual and collective liberty, from 1860 edition of "Leaves of Grass." Four sizes; all cotton.
Resist much. Obey little. Adult size T-shirt
Unisex. Various sizes. "Resist much. Obey little" -Walt Whitman's rallying cry for individual and collective liberty, from 1860 edition of "Leaves of Grass."
"A good book is an event in my life."— Stendhal Four letterpress bookmarks with quotations in calligraphy from Johnson, Alcott, Stendhal, and Erasmus.
"Words are the voice of the heart." —Confucius. Quotations from Sarah Orne Jewett, Charles Baudelaire, Confucius, Thomas Mann, and Mark Twain, offering advice and insights to inspire writers.
Literary Quotes Cocktail Napkins
One hundred paper napkins, 25 each of four quotes, on the martini [Noël Coward, Elaine Dundy], whiskey [William Faulkner], and Champagne [Winston Churchill].
Toddler Gift Collection
Parents will appreciate the contents of our gift collection for two- and three-year-olds as much as the toddler recipient. We’ve filled a tote with all thing literary, designed not only to build vocabulary, but to keep a small person busy.
Newborn Gift Collection
Celebrate the birth of a future reader with our gift collection of all things literary, especially chosen for a newborn.
Baby Gift Collection
To mark a birthday, a holiday, or a celebration, we have assembled a memorable gift-filled tote for a future reader. We’ve filled them with all things literary and age-appropriate for a baby (ages 1-2).
Edward Gorey Assorted All-occasion Notecards
Ten 5” x 7” notecards, blank inside, with envelopes, one each of 10 designs.
Midsummer Toddler Tee
"And though she be but little, she is fierce!" 6-12 mo onesie, 12-18 mo tee, 18-24 mo tee and 2T tee
Booklover's Cocktail Napkins
Designed with book clubs in mind, but also the perfect gift for any bibliophile, teacher, or librarian. Packaged with 25 or 100 or 250 napkins.
Walt Whitman Earrings
"Resist much. Obey little." The poet's rallying cry for individual and collective liberty, from 1860 edition of "Leaves of Grass."
Prohibition and Repeal Amendments Rocks Glasses
Pair of 11 oz. rocks glasses, a witty and sobering reminder of the historical path to legal drinking in the United States.
Little Things Toddler Tee
“It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.” —Arthur Conan Doyle.
Shakespeare Cocktail Napkins
"Good company, good wine, good welcome can make good people" and three other quotes; 100 paper napkins; 25 each of four designs.
“Those who love each other” Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." —W. Whitman
Cocktail Napkins for Readers
100 paper napkins; 25 each of four quotes on the pleasures of reading by Stendhal, Samuel Johnson, Louisa May Alcott, and Erasmus.
A Star Danced Onesie
“…there was a star danced, and under that was I born.”- Shakespeare
Walt Whitman Happiness Quote Cuff
"Happiness...not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour." — Leaves of Grass, “A Song for Occupations”
Classic Books Rocks Glasses
Four 11 oz. rocks glasses showcase the original first edition cover and a line from four classics of world literature: A Tale of Two Cities, Moby Dick, Frankenstein, and Ulysses.
Wild and Free T-shirt
"All good things are wild and free." -Henry David Thoreau. From one of the most famous Trancendentalist essays, "Walking."