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29/04/2013 at 13:43
H thinks its 'boring' to get our children's friends books for their birthday presents. we have two LOs and TBH they have more than enough toys, I think its a good alternative. Opinions?
29/04/2013 at 13:46
Books are great. Zoe certainly doesn't find books boring.
C's often gets books as presents (he was quite excited about the ones he got for his birthday last week so he certainly doesn't think they're boring) and I've bought them for other children - like your LOs, he already has so many toys!
29/04/2013 at 13:48
Agree with JB - books are great, in my opinion children can never have enough and will last longer than toys!
29/04/2013 at 13:49
I've bought books for a couple of my friend's children and they have loved them. I got the pop-up musical ones of Disney stories as they were quite young and wouldn't necessarily understand the words but could appreciate the noises and pictures more. I don't think they're boring at all.
29/04/2013 at 13:57
I love getting books for E as she will read all day! I buy the big packs of books from the book people to give to people over here for birthdays so I'm boring too They are always well received.
We love books! Would never think they're boring. Can't ever have too many can you?
29/04/2013 at 13:59
i would buy books as presents
29/04/2013 at 14:03
glad I'm not the only one.
WS - I've just seen some lovely book sets on book people my daughter loves animal stories and then I was thinking why not get books for her friends as well?
29/04/2013 at 14:30
I prefer to be given a book than a crappy toy to be honest. I've given books as presents too.
29/04/2013 at 15:00
Books are great presents IMO.
However please don't do what my MIL did... which was turn up to the hospital the day after I gave birth with a huge heavy bag full which I then had to carry home along with all the other stuff we'd accumulated during my stay!! Did she think I would read them all to my newborn?!
Also... this has reminded me of this hilarious Youtube clip...
(Please visit the site to view this video)
29/04/2013 at 16:20
I often buy books, especially when I have no idea what to get.
www.thebookpeople.co.uk always have really good deals on.
29/04/2013 at 16:46
I buy books for children and adults all the time. You can get some lovely childrens books
29/04/2013 at 17:51
books rock. I buy all my friends books for their newborns. I bought Sock Chickens little girl a beautiful Peter Rabbit anthology....
29/04/2013 at 18:18
I love this range of books for babies. Often buy them as presents. Not that horrible computerised music you usually get www.amazon.co.uk/.../1607101599
29/04/2013 at 19:55
Books aren't boring, I've bought lots of books as presents. We did family secret santa this christmas & all 3 toddlers got books!
30/04/2013 at 19:35
I'm all for books and fully intend for my children to have loads of them, you can't go wrong with a good book
05/05/2013 at 20:36
I always buy books - I think they are a super present and T is always pleased to receive them
06/05/2013 at 09:05
Books are a great birthday present, my little boy is 2 and he absolutely loves books and got loads of books for his birthday and he loves to look at them and then have a bedtime story.
06/05/2013 at 10:07
Im forever buying books for children and adults of all ages. Theyre a lovely intellectual gift even if theyre the more comedic ones. Hubby is dyslexic and wants us to read the baby a bed time story near enough from the get go, Ive explained that wont change her being dyslexic or not but he still thinks it may help bless him. She will have books though, I did as a baby and it helped settle a routine and probably explains why Im so obsessed with reading hahahaha x
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