Sunday, November 18, 2012

8 Beautiful Books for Christmas Gift

If you're thinking to get book as gift for your loved ones this holiday season, you may want to check these books out. All these beautiful books are from Book Depository. Book Depository offers free worldwide shipping.

1. Narnia Pop-up Book, based on C.S Lewis
In this celebration of the classic series by C.S. Lewis, the world of Narnia comes alive with lavish pop-ups from world-renowned pop-up engineer Robert Sabuda.

SGD33.88, buy here

2. Christmas in New York Pop-up Book
This interactive pop-up book makes the perfect gift for those who love the holiday traditions that originated in New York - from lighting the tree in Rockefeller Center to watching the ball drop on New Year's Eve.CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK is a spectacular gift book featuring the world-famous holiday traditions of New York City presented in the three-dimensional art of a pop-up book. Its unique construction combines original art by Chuck Fischer with photography of famous New York City landmarks and past holiday celebrations. Each pop-up spread will include short histories, architectural legacies, anecdotes, and fun facts contained in mini-pop-ups, pullouts, removable booklets, and other extras. Destined to become a treasured keepsake, CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK has been a perennial bestseller for years to come.

SGD42.55, buy here

3. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: a Commemorative Pop-up Book
Robert Sabuda has created a resplendent pop-up version of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the original publication. This glorious edition is told in a shorter version of L. Frank Baum's original text, with artwork in the style of W. W. Denslow. With sparkling touches of colored foil and Emerald City eyeglasses, this classic tale is certain to find an honored place on the family bookshelf.

SGD34.02, buy here

4. Mangoes and Bananas
Kanchil the mouse deer and his friend, Monyet the monkey, plant some trees and look forward to eating their fruit. When they are finally ripe, Monyet climbs the trees to pick them. But once he gets up there, Monyet can't resist eating all the fruit by himself - and Kanchil can't resist getting even. A deft and humourous re-telling of one of the best-loved tales in Indonesian folklore, Mangoes and Bananas features exquisite art in the traditional Kalamkari style of textile painting from southeast India.

SGD21.50, buy here

5. The Polar Express
Late on Christmas Eve, after the town has gone to sleep, a boy boards a mysterious train that waits for him: the Polar Express bound for the North Pole. When he arrives there, Santa offers him any gift he desires. The boy modestly asks for one bell from the reindeer's harness. It turns out to be a very special gift, for only believers in Santa can hear it ring.

SGD12.13, buy here

6. The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories: Volume 2
The universe isn't made of atoms; it's made of tiny stories. Praised by fans and critics alike, "The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories" has been one of the most beloved projects to come out of actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt's online creative coalition hit Record. With Volume 2, the journey continues with a fresh selection of stories small in scope but outsize in impact. To create "The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories" - half short story collection, half communal poem (Flavorwire) - Joseph Gordon-Levitt, known within the community as Regular JOE, directs thousands of collaborators to tell tiny stories through words and art. With the help of the entire creative collective, Joe culls, edits, and curates the massive numbers of contributions into a finely tuned collection that is at once ingeniously illustrated ...witty [and] meaningful ("Entertainment Weekly"). "The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Volume 2" once again brings together art and voices from around the world to unite and tell stories that defy size.

SGD18.32, buy here

7. Swan Lake
Bring Tchaikovsky's best-loved ballet to life in your very own ballet theatre, complete with dancers, music and story booklet. From the creators of "The Nutcracker" and "Sleeping Beauty" ballet boxes comes the most famous of Tchaikovsky's ballets, "Swan Lake". Open up the box to reveal a lavish theatre, complete with twirling dancers and scenery to change. Put on the CD, follow the story booklet and make your dancers pirouette along with the music! With a handy drawer in which to keep the scenery and dancing figures, this is the perfect gift for budding ballerinas.

SGD26.90, buy here

8. The World of Peter Rabbit - The Complete Collection of Original Tales 1-23

A box containing 23 Original "Peter Rabbit Books". It features the books that take you deep into the English countryside as you become familiar with the author's famous and (mostly!) lovable characters, from naughty Peter Rabbit himself, to tidy Mrs Tittlemouse and unlucky Jeremy Fisher.

SGD160.69, buy here

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