“A Child of Books” Printed Gift Certificates Now Available

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    The American Booksellers Association is offering members a new printed gift certificate design featuring artwork from Candlewick Press’ A Child of Books, the 2016 picture book about the magic of reading written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston.

    A Child of BooksNow available for ordering on BookWeb.org, the new paper gift certificate features the message “Books: The Perfect Gift” and sells for $59.95 for packs of 100 with envelopes.

    The popular Mary Engelbreit gift certificate, which features the tagline “A Book is a Present You Can Open Again and Again,” is also available, but at the new price of $54.95 per 100-pack.

    Gift certificate prices include delivery within the continental U.S.

    Candlewick’s A Child of Books was published in September 2016 and was voted the #1 pick for the Autumn 2016 Kids’ Indie Next List.

    Of the new gift certificate design, Elise Supovitz, executive director of independent retail and Canadian sales for Candlewick, said, “Candlewick is thrilled that Oliver Jeffers graciously customized the image with his distinctive hand-lettering to make this a truly special item for indies.”

    The order form, which includes both gift certificates, can be found here; stores should allow two weeks for shipping.