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Get your gift delivered to you or direct to them, with designs for booklovers of all ages.

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Create a gift card

Add your own names, words and photos at no extra cost (3-5 days delivery).

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Buy a Bookily gift card

Our innovative new gift card gives booklovers a monthly books budget; perfect for pocket money, budgeting or a special gift that lasts all year long.

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Buy a special edition gift

A special edition gift card for your favourite bibliophile, presented in a luxury magnetic gift box. Load with any value from £50 to £250.

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Buy in bookshops

Buy gift cards in hundreds of bookshops and supermarkets across the UK and Ireland, including independents, Waterstones, WHSmith, and Easons.

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Spend in high street bookshops and online

Spend gift cards in hundreds of bookshops across the UK and Ireland, including independents, Waterstones, WHSmith, Blackwell's, Easons and online.

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Check your gift card balance

The easiest way to check the balance available on your National Book Tokens gift card or e-Gift card. Simply enter your gift card number and PIN.

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A gift beyond words
A gift beyond words

A gift beyond words

National Book Tokens gift cards enable booklovers to choose the books they want from the bookshops they love. When you give a National Book Token, you're not just giving a book, but the joy of discovery. 

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Competitions and recommendations

Ask a Bookseller

Unleash their creativity

The UK's largest children's story writing competition for 5-11 year-olds is open from 26th September to 10th November – and we're thrilled to join as an official partner!

Reading List

23 new books to read in 2023

We're back to highlight the best new books arriving in bookshops soon, from books based on Greek myths to speculative fiction, cosy crime and beyond.

Year of Bookily competition

Start a year of reading adventures in style

Win a 12-month Bookily gift card loaded with £10 a month, a classic Kånken backpack, a colourful stationery set, and a reading journal for a young booklover.

Graphic Novel Competition

9 comic series for kids who love graphic novels

Bunny vs Monkey creator Jamie Smart recommends graphic novels to get kids reading. Plus, win every book and a £50 National Book Token!


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