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Thursday 2nd March 2017

For The Love of Books! World Book Day 2017

It’s World Book Day! A celebration of those rather marvelous things we call books!

And here at Red Candy, we bloomin’ love a good bit of lit! And looking at our product range – our love of books really shows! From floating bookshelves to book-shaped clocks, we have something for every book lover!

So if you’re on the hunt for a funky home accessory which will show off your love of lit (as if the mini library you’ve crafted in your living room wasn’t evidence enough…), then check out our top 10 picks below! We also have a Gifts for Bookworms section of our website, which holds all of our favourite book related home accessories.

And don’t forget to check out the official World Book Day website – this is the 20th year of this wonderful event, which aims to encourage children to read more! They even give out free book tokens to schools and nurseries! World Book Day: we salute you!

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1. Karlsson Table Clock Book – Multicolour, £25

Fun, eye-catching and in perfect pastel hues, this colourful clock is a must-have for anyone who can easily get lost in a good book, and could do with an easy way of keeping track of time! And coincidentally, we’re currently giving away one of these lovely timekeepers on our Facebook page as a World Book Day-themed prize – click here to enter! Ends midday on Monday 6th March 2017.karlsson-table-clock-book-multicolour-1

2. Umbra Conceal Bookshelf – Small, £10.50

This simple yet ingenious design creates the powerful illusion of books seemingly floating in piles all up and across your walls, and is unsurprisingly a firm fixture in our best sellers list. Plus levitating books are ideal for Harry Potter fans – Wingardium Leviosa!
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3. Alien Invasion Bookends, £15

Add some extra-terrestrial intelligence to your bookshelves with this novelty UFO bookend pair! Featuring silhouettes of UFOs zapping Earth and even abducting a poor dog, these quirky book ends are the perfect way to show off your favourite alien films and sci-fi books!just-mustard-alien-invasion-bookends-1

4. Suck UK Book Rest Lamp, £39

Ever seen a lamp which doubles up as a bookmark? No? Then let us introduce you to the Book Rest Lamp! This innovative creation is shaped like a traditional detached house; the perfect shape to rest your book, open at the page you stopped reading at. (It’s sadly out of stock for a couple of months, but available to pre-order!)

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5. Suck UK Planter Bookends, £15

Make a feature of your bookshelves with these quirky plant pot book ends! Featuring a classic terracotta plant pot, which has been split in half to created two novelty bookends, this quirky design will add some life and colourful fun to your bookshelves, whilst keeping your favourite reads in place.

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6. D. T. Framed Print, £47

If you’re obsessed with the A Song of Ice and Fire book series then the D. T. Framed Print will be right up your street! This digital illustration of the one of the best-loved characters, Daenerys Targaryen – in her TV adaption form, is perfect for showing your love of Game of Thrones (especially if you’re team Targaryen!)

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7. Evolution Book Ends – Black, £21.50

Inspired by the notion that reading makes us more knowledgeable and therefore helps us evolve, these Evolution Book Ends in Black are a fun but practical bookshelf accessory!

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8. Hannibal Bookend – Silver, £22.50

Display your favourite reads in style with this adorable elephant book end! Named after the Carthaginian General who infamously took a herd of elephants over the Alps to attack Italy in ancient times, Hannibal will guard your favourite books with pride!

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9. Really Long Sausage Dog Bookends, £15

Add some character to your bookshelves with these delightful dachshund book ends! These easily recognisable pooches are the perfect inspiration, as no matter how many books you position in-between each book end, the dog won’t look out of proportion!

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10. Campervan Magazine Racks, £19

Keep your travel books and magazines tidy and add a retro style icon to your home at the same time, with these funky magazine holders.campers

***Check out our top Gifts for Bookworms here!***

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