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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

Cozy Classics: Jane Austen's Emma

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 Hanh

Well-Read Women by Samantha Hahn

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

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

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

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

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


Lara Starr

Lara Starr

Lara Starr is Chronicle’s Senior Publicist for Children’s books, and the author of Wookiee Pies, Clone Scones and other Galactic Goodies, Ice Sabers, The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ Cookbook and Cookie Cutters Kit, and Chef Olivia™. Tell her you like her sweater and she’ll tell you exactly what she paid for it.
Lara Starr



  • Joel Emmett October 21, 2016 at 6:11 pm

    These are delightful! You publish the best books! Thank you!


  • Mary October 23, 2016 at 10:47 am

    Love every single one of these. All are going on my Christmas WISHLIST. Thanks for posting. Great finds! My husband just had a bookshelf made for me. It was a surprise. After I paint and put crown molding on, will need to add these beauties. If I kind find space. Already see another bookshelf in the works.😉😬


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