DK Canada Books – Gift Ideas {Contest}

Books make the best gifts, and I am a fan of both gifting and receiving books. I love that anyone can enjoy a good book and they are easy inexpensive gifts.

This month we have picked some great titles from DK Canada that would make wonderful gifts for the upcoming holiday season.

Do you buy books as gifts too?

DK Canada Books - Gift Ideas

LEGO Holiday Ideas

Need to keep a little LEGO® fan entertained over the holiday season? Packed full of original, inspirational build ideas for LEGO holiday decorations, gifts and games, this is perfect for LEGO fans and children who enjoy building and crafting. Building ideas include tree decorations, a family of adorable penguins, an obstacle course for elves-in-training, quick LEGO building challenges suitable for the whole family, and many more things to make and do. You won’t run out of ideas over the holiday season with this perfect stocking-stuffer.

50 winter holiday-themed activities will keep kids busy counting down to and throughout the winter holidays. The book comes with the bricks you need to make an exclusive festive LEGO mini model!

Do I need to say more? Any LEGO lover would love this holiday-themed book that includes LEGO bricks.

Purchase on Amazon

DK Canada Books - Gift Ideas

I Am C-3PO

Discover the incredible untold story of one of Star Wars’ most iconic characters, C-3PO, told by the man who knows him best.

“Did you hear that? They’ve shut down the main reactor! We’ll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.”
These words were the very first to be spoken in any Star Wars movie, and they were spoken by a droid: C-3PO.

With his gleaming golden body and good-intentioned (yet worrisome) personality, C-3PO was there at the very beginning. Of course, C-3PO wasn’t actually a robot or some amazing early animatronic creation – he was actually a man named Anthony Daniels.

A wonderful gift idea for the Star Wars lover in your life. A fascinating read and inside story!

Purchase on Amazon.

DK Canada Books - Gift Ideas

DC Comics Year By Year New Edition

The most comprehensive guide to the history of DC Comics ever published – now fully updated

In 1938, Superman led the charge. The world’s first Super Hero was soon followed by his Justice League teammates Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Aquaman, Shazam! And Green Lantern. These heroes, and their Super-Villainous foes such as Lex Luthor and The Joker, became the foundation of DC Comics. You can trace these characters’ evolution, and learn about the company and creators who made them the enduring pop culture icons they are today in DC Comics Year By Year: A Visual Chronicle – the most comprehensive, chronological history of DC Comics ever published.

Fully updated, this best-selling, visually stunning book details the debuts and careers of every major hero and villain in the DC Universe. It also chronicles the company’s fascinating 85-year history, highlighting its publishing milestones and expansion into movies and television, alongside the real-world events that shaped the times.

This is a must-have for any comics lover, all ages alike. Colourful and full of DC Comics history.

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Explorers

Meet famous explorers and adventurers in this exciting non-fiction storybook for children. Venture into steaming jungles in search of lost temples, fight off frostbite in the Arctic, and blast off into space!

Great explorers have one thing in common: a desire to leap into the unknown, no matter how dangerous that might be. From Ferdinand Magellan’s first circumnavigation of the world 500 years ago to Barbara Hillary’s treks to the North and South poles while in her seventies, Explorers documents the trials and hardships of the men and women who rewrote our understanding of the world, and showed us what humans are capable of.

Explorers looks at the towering achievements of more than 50 explorers in great detail, with incredible cross-sections revealing the amazing detail inside Spanish galleons, lost cities, and spaceships. Hand-drawn maps reveal their intrepid journeys in great detail, and photographs highlight the artefacts and relics they found along the way. The explorers come from all walks of life and parts of the world.

If you have a little history and geography lover in your gift-giving list, this is the book for them. It comes with a beautiful hardcover, and it is full of exciting non-fiction stories. 

Purchase on Amazon.

DK Wonders of Gift Giving Contest

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DK books is running an exciting giveaway. Click here select the book you would most like to receive as a gift this Holiday season. Then post an image of the book on Twitter announcing it as the book you would most like to receive for the holidays tagging @DKCanada and with the #DKGiftGiving hashtag.
 
This will automatically enter you in a giveaway to win the book during DK’s 12 Days of Gift Giving campaign.  Each day from December 1 until 12th they will be giving away a book a day based on people’s picks!  
 
Good Luck!

Disclosure: This is a partnered post with DK Books. However, all opinions and views on this post are 100% my own.

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Hi, my name is Angela van Tijn and I live in Vancouver, Canada with my wonderful husband, our two boys and our puppy. I am the founder and primary contributor behind One Smiley Monkey. Welcome to my blog!
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9 responses to “DK Canada Books – Gift Ideas {Contest}”

  1. Elizabeth Matthiesen — November 21, 2019 @ 9:16 am (#)

    Thanks for the heads-up re the contest at DK Books. 🙂

  2. kristen visser — November 22, 2019 @ 8:41 am (#)

    ooo amazing!! i had no idea they were running a giveaway. so exciting. i will look around now 🙂

  3. Shirley — November 24, 2019 @ 2:10 am (#)

    I love reading DK books

  4. Micheline — November 24, 2019 @ 6:51 pm (#)

    Love DK Canada, they have such a variety of books.

  5. Elizabeth Matthiesen — November 24, 2019 @ 7:33 pm (#)

    I love DK books and they are not only very interesting but also of good quality too.

  6. Deanna Carney — November 28, 2019 @ 3:51 am (#)

    Love to get the kids at least one book for Xmas.

  7. Elizabeth Matthiesen — November 29, 2019 @ 10:49 am (#)

    Kids love a new book and story, it’s also a good way to keep them interested in reading.

  8. Elizabeth Matthiesen — December 1, 2019 @ 10:29 am (#)

    I’d probably be classified as addicted to reading and love giving my grandkids books as presents. I’ve also lent books to my 11 yr old granddaughter – she loved the Olympians series by Rick Riordan.

  9. Shirley — December 4, 2019 @ 2:46 am (#)

    I love giving family books as presents

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