With such a wealth of great gift book options on offer this year, we wanted to make your gift giving easier than ever!
This fall we asked some of Canada's best bloggers and book reviewers to pick a title from our 2016 Gift Guide and review it.
Here are six of our best gift books each with a short review - to read each bloggers full review simply click on the highlighted text!
"Visually beautiful ... (We) have already flipped through this book from cover to cover; multiple times! My children are quickly learning about new mammals, birds, reptiles and fish... their exploration has now gone beyond their initial excitement about the stunning images and they are eager to learn more about these amazing creatures."
"the ultimate visual guide to the cosmos...With incredible new imagery from the Hubble Space Telescope...I have yet to see a book as beautiful, comprehensive and interesting to take in as The Stars ...an out-of-this-world gift for anyone curious about our Universe."
"...a fun, vibrant collection of information, and images, amassing trivia and facts from as far back as 1939 all the way through to the present. Filled with colorful eye-popping images and facts, this book seems uniquely tailored for the comic universe....perfect for younger fans, but looks gorgeous next to any respectable comic collection as well."
"Stunning...a compelling blend of riveting stories, accessible information, and striking illustrations...shows and tells how medicine has evolved into the lifesaving discipline it is today.Each page will unlock a part of the history of medicine you might have not realized happened...a great reference to own and to explore."
"This pop-up magic show book is full of easy-to-perform illusions and tricks...There are props included for many of the tricks and easy to follow instructions to help you perfect each trick or illusion so you can wow everyone ...There’s a lot of fun to be had in this book!"
"A fantastic book...(An) approachable yet insightful inter-disciplinary approach that frames history through a scientific lens is made all the more palatable with some fantastic pictures. I would recommend it to anyone with a thirst for knowledge."