When it comes to finding the perfect gift, there’s nothing quite like a book. Kiddos gain inspiration and concentration skills, and parents don’t have more plastic parts to add to the growing pile. We’ve read through hundreds of 2017 releases in kid’s books this year and narrowed it down, somehow, to following picks. From epic find-and-seek adventures to books that empower all kids, we promise there’s at least one book for every kind of kiddo on your list. Click through the gallery below to read all about ’em.

I See Me Personalized Pirate Gift Set

Take the adventure to the next level with a personalized book—My Very Own Pirate Tale—along with custom stickers and a bandana with his or her name! Not only can you add a photo and dedication at the beginning of the book, but each page corresponds with a letter in your child’s name—the entire book is customized just for them. We also love I See Me’s personalized U.S.A. Road Trip ($44.99) which comes with a scratch-off map of the US to track your family adventures.

Ages: 0-10
Cost: $49.99
Note: Allow two weeks from order date for item to arrive, watch the website for holiday specials and expedited shipping options (for you procrastinators).
Order it here.

photo: Amber Guetebier

  • Gotta Go Buffalo via Gibbs Smith


What’s your favorite book to give a kid? New or classic? Tell us in a comment below.

—Amber Guetebier




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