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30 Beautiful Boxed Sets for Every Kind of Reader

By Ashly Moore Sheldon • December 12, 2023

Boxed sets make wonderful gifts for all sorts of readers. For young children just learning to love books, they offer a world of possibilities in one bountiful package. For fans of a particular genre or franchise, they become touchstones to come back to again and again. For collectors, they represent a point of pride to display on their bookshelves. Here are thirty beautiful boxed sets for the mix of readers on your list. Order by December 14 to get them in time for Christmas!

Tiny Tots

Give little ones an early experience of book love with one of these sweet picture book sets.  

It's a Bluey Christmas!

Based on the wildly successful animated series Bluey, this two-book set includes fun Christmas ornaments. Series titles include: Christmas Eve with Veranda Santa and Christmas Swim

Snoopy's Joyful Collection

Snuggle up with the iconic Peanuts gang and enjoy a moment of quiet reflection or fond nostalgia with these two adorable board books by Charles M. Schulz. The cozy set includes: If I Gave the World My Blanket and Snoopy's Book of Joy.  

If Animals Kissed Goodnight

With whimsical art and playful rhymes, these read-alouds from author Ann Whitford Paul. Three board books from the series include: If Animals Kissed Good Night, If Animals Said I Love You, and If Animals Tried to Be Kind.

Jan Brett's Winter Collection

Jan Brett's bestselling wintry picture books, including The Snowy Nap, The Hat, Cozy, and The Three Snow Bears, make up this collection that will warm young hearts throughout the winter.

Shine Bright

Ruth Forman's series introduces young readers to self-love and self-confidence with four joyfully poetic, beautifully illustrated board books celebrating African-American children. Titles include: Curls, Glow, Bloom, and Ours.

The Never Girls Collection #1

In the blink of an eye, four best friends are whisked off to NeverLand, home to Tinker Bell and her fairy friends. For ages 6–10, this set includes the first four titles in the series: In a Blink, The Space Between, Dandelion Wish, and From the Mist.

Older Kids

Middle-grade readers will grow up treasuring these box sets of their favorite reads.

Choose Your Own Adventure Box: Set #1

If your young readers can't get enough of these open-ended adventure books, consider a boxed set including: The Abominable Snowman, Journey Under the Sea, Space and Beyond, and The Lost Jewels of Nabooti.

Choose Your Own Adventure: Unicorn Box Set

Search out unicorns and pegacorns across medieval Flanders and Scotland in Deborah Lerme Goodman's Unicorn series, available together for the first time in this boxed set.

Goosebumps Retro Scream Collection

Give yourself Goosebumps with this retro collector's tin containing five of R. L. Stine's bestsellers, including: Welcome to Dead House, Say Cheese And Die, Night of the Living Dummy, The Haunted Mask, and One Day at HorrorLand.

The Babysitters Club Retro Sets

Fans and new readers can enjoy Ann M. Martin's enduring series with one of two retro collections, all with their original covers and packaged in a collectible tin case. Sets include Books #1–6 and The Friendship Collection.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Whether for new readers or longtime fans, get the original five books in the blockbuster series by Rick Riordan in this value-priced set complete with a bonus poster. Get it just in time for the new Disney+ series!

The Complete Spiderwick Chronicles

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the bestselling Spiderwick Chronicles and get ready for the upcoming Disney+ series with the deluxe, paperback collection of this fantastical series by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi.

For Harry Potter Stans

That's right! J. K. Rowling's cherished franchise—which recently turned 25—gets its own section!

Harry Potter Paperback 3-Book Set

Welcome to Hogwarts with the first three books in the series: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Harry Potter Hardcover Trunk Set

Inspired by the traveling trunk of a Hogwarts student, this stunning boxed set contains all seven of the books in handsome hardcover editions featuring original jacket artwork.

Harry Potter Diagon Alley Collectible Set

This sturdy keepsake box comes packed with a host of Diagon Alley items: Hagrid's umbrella wand pen, a cuddly pygmy puff plush, Harry's school supply checklist, reusable vinyl stickers of Diagon Alley shop signs, and more.

For Fantasy Fans

Dive into magical realms and elaborate new worlds with these keepsake collections of fantasy sagas.

The Shadow and Bone Trilogy

Follow Alina Starkov through Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, and Ruin and Rising as she discovers her powers and is swept up in a world of luxury and illusion. Leah Bardugo's thrilling YA trilogy is the basis for a Netflix series.

A Court of Thorns and Roses Hardcover Box Set

A stunning, five-book box set of the passionate, sexy, fantasy series by Sarah J. Maas, featuring Feyre, the huntress . Also available: the eight-volume set of Maas's Throne of Glass series, the story of Calaena, an assassin.

Red Rising Saga 3-Book Set

Witness the war of the galaxy as a rebel fights for the freedom of his people, in the first three novels of Pierce Brown's dystopian saga: Red Rising, Golden Son, Morning Star, plus a generous excerpt of Iron Gold.

Stormlight Archive (Books 1–3)

Welcome to Brandon Sanderson's series set in the storm-ravaged world of Roshar, where humans are at war with the enigmatic, humanoid Parshendi. This set includes: Way of Kings, Words of Radiance, and Oathbringer.

Frank Herbert's Dune Saga

This deluxe boxed set includes a gorgeous slipcase with original art and exquisitely designed hardcover editions of Frank Herbert's bestselling saga. The set features iconic new covers, stained edges, fully illustrated endpapers, and more.

For Comics and Anime Admirers

These addictive sets ensure that readers are never left waiting for the next volume of their favorite series.

Chainsaw Man Box Set: Includes Volumes 1–11

Broke young man + chainsaw demon = Chainsaw Man! The rip-roaring first arc of Tatsuki Fujimoto's hit series, all in one jaw-dropping box set! Plus, get an exclusive double-sided full-color poster.

Batman Black and White Box Set

This collection of the Darknight Detective's hard-boiled adventures includes tales from Batman: Black and White, as well as the Gotham Knights series and features the work of some of the top talent in the world of comics.

The Complete Norse Mythology

Celebrated author Neil Gaiman and award-winning comics legend P. Craig Russell breathe new life into the ancient Norse stories in this deluxe oversized collection with a slipcase and ribbon.

Akira 35th Anniversary Box Set

The science-fiction epic series by Katsuhiro Otomo that changed anime and manga forever is presented in an all-new, complete 35th anniversary hardcover box set with the original Japanese art and right-to-left reading format!

The Walking Dead 20th Anniversary Box Set

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Robert Kirkman's career-making dystopian graphic novel series with this limited edition collection of the original black & white trade paperback volumes 1–8. 

For Literary Lovers

These distinguished sets will add some classic class to the bookshelves of the most discerning of readers.

The Passenger Box Set

Shortly before Pulitzer-winning Cormac McCarthy's recent passing, he published this thrilling duology about a brother and sister haunted by loss, pursued by conspiracy, and longing for a death they cannot reconcile with God.

The Brontë Sisters 3-Book Set

explore themes of love, struggle, and survival, and coming of age through the eyes of one of literature's most famous families: Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë, Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, and Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë.

Shakespeare Box Set

For fans of the Bard, this deluxe box set offers three mini books celebrating William Shakespeare: The Complete Plays in One Sitting, The Bard's Guide to Abuses and Affronts, and Love Sonnets of Shakespeare.

Literary Lover's Mini Box Set

Classics fans will enjoy three classic mini books celebrating the masters. William Shakespeare: The Complete Plays in One Sitting; Jane Austen: The Complete Novels in One Sitting; and The Brontës: The Complete Novels in One Sitting.

Wrap up one of these gorgeous sets for someone you love this season—maybe even yourself!

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