The Story of Pop Art: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
This puzzle traces the madcap world of Pop Art through the centuries, featuring fantastically detailed scenes ranging through time from the Dutch masters to Kusama's dots. As you build the puzzle, spot art-world darlings and a multitude of artistic details and references.
Sauntering features sixty walker-writers—classic and current—who roam Europe by foot. Twenty-two countries are traversed. We join Henriette d’Angeville, the second woman to climb Mont Blanc; Nellie Bly roaming the trenches of the First World War; Werner Herzog on a personal pilgrimage through Germany; Hans Christian Andersen in quarantine; Joseph Conrad in Cracow; Rebecca Solnit reimagining change on the streets of Prague; and Robert Macfarlane dropping deep into underground Paris.
The Antiquarian Sticker Book: Bibliophilia
"The Antiquarian Sticker Book: Bibliophilia" is for lovers of books and art. This treasure trove of authentic historical prints and quotes from the Victorian era through the early twentieth century can be used to embellish journals and scrapbooks, create stationery, wrapping paper, collages, Valentines, greeting cards, bookplates, invitations, place cards, announcements—the possibilities are endless.
The World of the Brontës: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Inspired by the life and works of the Brontë family, you’ll find all your favorite characters, as well as some real-life historical figures who played a part in their lives, hidden in this detailed puzzle. Travel across the blustery Yorkshire moors and into the dark, gloomy schoolrooms and weathered stone buildings of nineteenth-century England; includes a poster identifying major characters.
The World of Frida Kahlo: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Known for her self-portraits and representation of her Mexican heritage, this puzzle conveys the spirit of Kahlo and her world. Taking center stage is Frida herself surrounded by iconic elements of her life, including a huge cast of family, famous friends, and exotic pets. Those with a keen eye will also spot many references to her art and the tragedies and triumphs of her career.
The World of Virginia Woolf: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Piece together the world of Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group, finding a host of famous characters both real and fictional along the way. From the beaches of Cornwall to the streets of Bloomsbury and from Hogarth House to the colleges of Cambridge, spot Leonard Woolf, Clive and Vanessa Bell and Vita Sackville-West, along with Clarissa Dalloway, Orlando and the Ramsay family.
The World of James Bond: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Welcome to The World of James Bond, MI6's most famous Secret Service agent. As you piece together this action-packed puzzle, spot ground-breaking gadgets, breath-taking stunts and eccentric adversaries. Find your way through the puzzle with the help of a poster bursting with 007 knowledge. Spot a cast of original Bonds, villains and supporting characters as you race through shuttle launches and underwater lairs to island retreats and casinos.
The Snooty Bookshop Postcards
This postcard set celebrates more than a decade of Gauld’s contributions to "The Guardian," with fifty of his most beloved strips, on everything from “Procrastination for Creative Writers, a 10-Week Course,” and “Poetry Anthologies for People Who Don’t Like Poems” to an alternative bookshop shelving section (“Yes, we do have a copy of the book you’re looking for. You’ll find it in the ‘Vastly Overrated’ section of the ’So-called Classics’ Department.”)
The World of Agatha Christie: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Follow trails of murder and mystery as you travel down the Nile and on the Orient Express on the heels of Poirot, Miss Marple, and others. As you build the puzzle, spot famous characters, crime-solving clues, and historical locations, as well as Christie and her real-life inspiration.
Writers and Characters Mug
Absolutely the most stimulating (yet blessedly silent) breakfast companions with whom to share a cuppa: Charlotte Brontë and Mr. Rochester, Seamus Heaney and The Naturalist, Hilary Mantel and Anne Boleyn, J. R. R. Tolkien with Bilbo and Smaug, Agatha Christie with Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, and many more.
Here Is New York
"Just to dip into this miraculous essay—to experience the wonderful lightness and momentum of its prose, its supremely casual air and surprisingly tight knit—is to find oneself going ahead and rereading it all. White's homage feels as fresh as fifty years ago."—John Updike
League of the Lexicon
Recommended "for wordsmiths and language lovers," League of the Lexicon is “the perfect gift for that erudite friend or trivia junkie in your life," according to "The Wall Street Journal." "[It] features 2,000 questions—crafted by linguists and lexicographers—that probe every corner of language: from etymology and archaic words to usage and wordy trivia. Since the word game’s launch … it has been awarded a spot on Mensa Minds Recommended Play List for 2023, making it a solid choice for book lovers who relish a challenge.“
Beneath My Feet
Beneath My Feet: Writers on Walking rounds up the most memorable walker-writers from the 1700s to the modern day, from country hikers to urban strollers, from the rationalists to the truly outlandish. Follow in the footsteps of William Hazlitt, George Sand, Rebecca Solnit, Will Self, and dozens of others. Keep up with them—and be astonished.
The World of Sherlock Holmes: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Enter into the world of Holmes in this detailed puzzle depicting the London of his day. Spot infamous villains, crime-solving clues, and historical figures.
Shakespeare Characters Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated with more than 40 of the central characters from 14 of Shakespeare’s major plays. Each time you pick one up, you’ll find more to look at in the wonderfully detailed illustrations: masks and cauldrons, snakes, fairies, phantoms, and much more.
Edward Gorey: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Thoughtfully conceived and engagingly intricate, the puzzle features the image Untitled (1965) by the incomparable Edward Gorey, creator of the animated opening sequence of the PBS television series Mystery!
Edward Gorey Dancing Cats: 300-Piece Puzzle
Originally appearing in Edward Gorey’s book “Dancing Cats and Neglected Murderesses,” these felines—knitting, skating, balancing, and juggling—are classic examples of the artist’s quirky narratives that keep his devotees in gleeful anticipation of decorous mayhem.
The Little Prince Wrapping Paper
The design incorporates images from Saint-Exupéry’s novella, including characters from the story, along with lines from the book (in Italian); acid-free and therefore also suitable for bookbinding, scrapbooking, and other creative projects. Imported from Italy.
The World of Charles Dickens: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Find yourself in 19th-century London as the beautiful, intricate illustrations of famous fictional characters, writers, and historical figures reveal themselves. The image reimagines both Dickens' life and scenes from his novels in glorious detail.
Prohibition and Repeal Amendments Pint Glasses
Raise a toast to the historical path to legal drinking in the U.S. One glass is printed with the 18th Amendment, which prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transportation of intoxicating liquors; the other with the 21st Amendment, which repealed Prohibition.
Time Spent Reading Is Never Wasted Mug
This heirloom quality bone china mug is decorated with Quentin Blake’s irresistible illustration of a storytelling dragon reading to four captivated children, with the reminder: “Time spent reading is never wasted.” Made in Scotland.
Da Vinci Cats Wrapping Paper
This all-occasion wrapping paper reproduces a sheet of more than twenty drawings of cats and lions by Leonardo da Vinci. Two sheets, each measuring 19.5" x 27.5".
This compact notebook is a straightforward and low-tech way to store and organize account information in one place. Plenty of space to write new passwords and record changes.
Match a Pair of Birds Memory Game
This classic memory game is a fun and educational way for both children and more experienced birdwatchers to master a body of knowledge that will serve them a lifetime: how to identify both the male and female of a species. For two players, ages 6 and up.
The World of the Tudors: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
From the Wars of the Roses through plagues, plots, executions, and more, the Tudor period is the most dramatic and turbulent in English history. As you build this detailed puzzle, journey through time to identify Shakespeare, Sir Francis Drake, Henry VIII's six wives, and dozens of other renowned figures.
Alice's Wonderland: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Tumble down the rabbit hole and fall into your own adventures in Wonderland with this richly detailed jigsaw puzzle, a fun way to introduce a classic work to new readers or refresh one’s own familiarity with the book. A poster highlighting characters, settings, facts, and cultural references is included.
The Story of Impressionism: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Piece together this beautifully detailed puzzle to create the Paris of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters, and along the way discover the people and places that helped create a new way to see the world.
The Real Women of Greek Myths: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
In this beautifully detailed jigsaw puzzle, rediscover the lives and stories of the women of Greek myths, from Medusa and Medea to Helen, Euridice, Aphrodite, Phaedra, Artemis, and others.
The Shakespeare Game
The winner of the 2022 Independent Toy Awards Board Game Category, The Shakespeare Game is a labor of love and scholarship. The illustrations, text, game, and design have been carefully researched, and the consultants have impeccable credentials.
The Moth: Presents a Game of Storytelling
NPR’s The Moth is all about true stories told live, and this game is designed to prompt a volley of sharing and listening between players. Created by the program’s storytelling experts, this interactive card game encourages lively conversations, sparks creativity, and improves public speaking abilities.
Opera Wrapping Paper
Detailed pictures of musical instruments, notations, scores, and the names of operas decorate this wrapping paper. Muted colors are overprinted with gold metallic accents. Some listed operas are: Aida, Madama Butterfly, Rigoletto, Turandot, Carmen, and more.
Baby Lit Collection
Introduce young ones (ages birth and up) to a world of literature with these cheerful, colorful, and humorous board books, bundled together in an I Love Books canvas tote. The ten books include four classics from the wildly popular Baby Lit series, two volumes from Baby Lit Shakespeare, and four from Baby Lit Little Poets.