Books for Christmas 2014

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Books make lovely, lasting presents for all ages and to suit all budgets. Browse our pick of the most fabulous new fiction and non-fiction titles for children and adults.


books for christmas presents

Read through our selection of fascinating new fiction titles to find the perfect gift for family and friends. There's something to whet every literary appetite.

Children's books: 0-3

childrens books for christmas

Our bumper round-up of beautiful picture books combines timeless classics with destined-to-be classics. Magical worlds await…

Children's books: 4-7

Children old enough to enjoy reading on their own will love receiving a really good book to get stuck into over the holidays.

Children's books: 8-12

Lure tech-tastic youngsters away from their screens with the promise of a good book. There are surefire hits in our round-up of the best new titles for Christmas reading.

Books for over-12s

Struggling to find the right gift for a fussy adolescent? Try one of these engaging reads – from inspiring true stories to gripping new fiction.


Our pick of this year's non-fiction includes page-turning memoirs, stylish photography and inspiring anthologies. Presents for the discerning and difficult to buy for? Sorted.

Cookery books

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Want a fabulous gift for foodie friends or family? We cover all tastes and budgets in our pick of the most delicious recipe books around this Christmas.

Stocking fillers

Whether you're looking for something humorous, informative or brimming with Christmas cheer, these pocket-sized books are packed full of personality – great for stuffing in stockings.