Here’s our Recommended Christmas Gifts for your favorite kid, librarian, writer, or book lover on your list.
GIFTS FOR KIDS: Get the App That Encourages Kids to Read Great Books
EPIC! is an amazing book app for kids and one my grandkids actually read. How do I know?
EPIC! emails me a weekly report on what they’ve read that week.
It’s the exact books that you want kids to be reading. How do I know?
All Mims House books are on this app.
It’s the right price! How do I know?
Because it’s only $5 month. But don’t take my word for it. EPIC! offers a free trial month!
Take advantage of it now!
Give the Gift of Reading
FOR TEACHER OR LIBRARIAN: EPIC! offers a free educational version of the app. Check it out now.
When you sign up for the app, be sure to search for and READ Mims House books!
GIFTS FOR GIRLS: Baby, Toddler and Young Girls T-Shirts – I’M ROWDY!
T-Shirts to accompany ROWDY: THE PIRATE WHO COULD NOT SLEEP. Perfect bedtime book for fathers and daughters. Watch videos of fathers reading to their daughters here. T-shirts available in baby and children’s sizes; different colors available. Only available until December 31.
GIFTS FOR FANS OF CANDLES: Faraday Explains Your Favorite Candle
Who’s Candle Crazy in Your House? There’s bound to be an aunt, grandmother or teenage kids. They love those candles, but sadly, they don’t understand them. The perfect gift for the candle-lover is Burn: Michael Faradays Candle, along with a special candle.
I live in Arkansas, the home of the Aromatique candles. My favorite scent for the holiday season is Cinnamon Cider. I use it for Thanksgiving and Christmas. I know. They make other scents for Christmas, but this one just says holidays.
To accompany our science book, BURN: MICHAEL FARADAY’S CANDLE, we suggest the Cinnamon Cider Pillar candle. You can’t do Faraday’s candle experiment with candles in a jar; it’s got to be the old-fashioned candles that go into a candlestick holder, or a pillar candle like this.
Gift the Gift of Light and Enlightenment
GIFTS FOR KIDS WHO GET TABLETS: Let Reading Rule on Tablets
Will someone you know give a tablet to a child? All that screen time competes with reading! But you can fight it by paying fora year of the EPIC! app. Also, load up your favorite ereader app with some great books. Whether you choose the iBook app, the Kobo app, or the Kindle app, you’ll find Mims House books waiting to be loaded up. Get the kids started on the path to reading on their tablets.
A great place to start is a simple series of book. The short chapter series, The Aliens, Inc. is a funny, family-oriented look at how aliens make a living on Earth. Kell Smith, with the help of his BFF, Bree, make cakes for birthday parties and help plan the parties. When Bree wants an alien-themed party, Kell is stumped. How can this lovable alien family pull a great alien party without exposing who they are?
GIFTS FOR WRITERS: Scrivener
When they first start writing, most people choose to use a word-processor, such as Microsoft Word or WordPerfect. A more professional software, though, is Scrivener because it allows you to focus on the organization of your writing. For nonfiction, it’s amazing to see the chapters divided out. Research is a breeze because you can pull in websites and not have to go looking for obscure sites later. I’ve written about its uses several times.
Give the gift of writing