6 Perfect Gifts for Jane Austen Fans of Any Age
Treat yourself or your favorite fan to these books and gifts that celebrate the wit and wisdom of Jane Austen.
1. Cozy Classics
The perfect entrée to the Austen oeuvre for the littlest readers—the Cozy Classics series, by Jack and Holman Wang, tells the stories of Emma and Pride & Prejudice in just 12 words and 12 adorable needle-felted scenes.
2. Well-Read Women
Well-Read Women by Samantha Hahn is compelling compendium of fifty literary ladies, including Emma Wodehouse of Emma and Elizabeth Bennet of Pride and Prejudice.
3. Library of Luminaries: Jane Austen
Library of Luminaries: Jane Austen by Zena Alkayat and illustrated by Nina Cosford shines the light on the author’s all-too-brief life, from a childhood surrounded by brothers and books, to her loves and losses, to her hard-earned literary legacy.
4. Literary Paper Dolls
Stage your own table-top writer’s salon with Literary Paper Dolls featuring Jane your choice of fetching gowns.
5. Secrets in the Snow
Jane Austen as a teenage sleuth? That’s the premise of Secrets in the Snow, the latest young adult novel in Michaela MacColl’s acclaimed series of Novels of Intrigue and Romance. Marriage and mystery are both in store when a stranger calls on the Austen home seeking Jane’s affections, but a murder must be solved before a match can be made.
6. A Literary Address Book
Decorate your desk and keep the the art of correspondence by post alive with A Literary Address Book open to the “A” and a quote from Miss Austen.
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We can never tire of wisdom and inspiration from Jane Austen, and we hope you feel invigorated to turn anyone into a fan.
Photography by Irene Kim Shepherd
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