Wholesale Gift Books For Teachers: Top Publisher Picks

Wholesale Gift Books For Teachers: Top Publisher Picks

By Megan Habel , Nov 9th 2017

Wholesale Gift Books for Teachers

We've compiled the top 9 wholesale gift books for teachers recommended by publishers.

Of all the professions, teachers are probably the most influential to our youth. This holiday season, thank these family members, friends, or coworkers by purchasing books in bulk for teachers! Included in this list of top publisher recommendations are books perfect for reading aloud in class and books specifically written for teachers.

1. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

The Giving Tree

From gifted storyteller Shel Silverstein comes an unforgettable story on the power of gift-giving. Every day, a boy would go up to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk. However, as the boy gets older, he wants more and more from the tree. This parable will show readers the joy of giving and the unconditional capacity to love.

Recommended for readers ages 4-8.

2. Countablock by Christopher Franceschelli


Children will love learning how to count with this interactive board book! Pages cut out into the shape of each number turn the book into a fun guessing game. Quantities of different objects, like acorns, snowmen, and eggs, are illustrated twice: before and after their "transformation." This fresh take on the 1-2-3's will give readers a fun way to learn to count to 100.

Recommended for readers up to 3 years old.

3. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Where the Wild Things Are

Beautiful illustrations and fantastic creatures make this children's book a staple in classrooms everywhere. As Max, dressed in a wolf suit, is sent to his room after causing too much mischief, he finds a forest growing in his room. In this world, he comes across seemingly terrifying creatures called Wild Things. Not afraid, Max befriends them and becomes their king. What will happen when he starts to miss home? Readers of all ages will fall in love with this timeless classic.

Recommended for readers ages 4-8.

4. Princesses Wear Pants by Savannah Guthrie and Allison Oppenheim

Princesses Wear Pants

Celebrate fashion and girl power with this imaginative tale. Princess Penelope Pineapple loves to wear pants. However, not everyone in the Pineapple Kingdon thinks pants are appropriate for princesses to wear. When the grand Lady Busyboots demands that Penelope wear a gown for the upcoming Pineapple Ball, the princess cleverly finds a way to express herself — in pants!

Recommended for readers ages 3-7.

5. Keep Curious and Carry a Banana: Words of Wisdom from the World of Curious George by H.A. Rey

Curious George

Packed with wisdom and humor, this book is perfect for readers of all ages. For more than 75 years, loveable chimp Curious George has delighted readers with his playful charm and simple wisdom. Now, these words of wisdom are compiled in one collection, complete with original drawings from H.A. Rey. This simple, yet profound book will make a perfect gift for teachers and students alike.

Recommended for readers of all ages.

6. Thank You: (A Book for Teachers) by Sandy Gingras

Thank You: (A Book for Teachers)

This small but sweet book makes a perfect gift for teachers. As author Sandy Gingras points out, "a life lived well is perhaps the highest form a person can give to teachers as a way of repaying them for their attention and effort. A simple thank-you is also nice." Filled with delightful watercolor artwork and thoughtful text, this keepsake is a great way to say thank you to teachers and all they do for us.

Recommended for adult readers.

7. Pick Me Up: A Pep Talk for Now and Later by Adam J. Kurtz

Pick Me Up

This engaging journal is a great way to capture moments, record thoughts and feelings, and explore ideas. Unlike normal journals, this book can be picked up at any page. Users are encouraged to use pages multiple times, reviewing and reflecting on previous responses. Filled with encouraging sentiments and thought-provoking prompts, this journal is a great tool for making sense of a busy life.

Recommended for adult readers.

8. Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives by Tim Harford


Award-winning columnist and author Tim Harford presents the benefits of being messy — why it's important, why we resist it, and why we should embrace it. It can lead to creativity, productivity, and resilience.  Messiness lies a the core of how we innovate, achieve, reach each other, and ultimately succeed. Learn to embrace the messy in your life with insights from this book.

Recommended for adult readers.

9. Together is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration by Simon Sinek

Together is Better

In a combination of inspiring quotes, storytelling, and commentary, Simon Sinek provides a guide to great leadership and career fulfillment. An illustrated story of a boy who takes a stand for what he believes in serves as a tool for Sinek's broader message: we can overcome our struggles when we include others on the journey. This book is a great gift for someone who needs inspiration or to say thank you to those who inspired you.

Recommended for adult readers.

Looking for gift suggestions for your business, friends, or family? BookPal offers an extensive catalog of wholesale gift books that you can get just in time for the holiday season.

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This post was written by Megan Habel, the marketing associate at BookPal. She is currently reading The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls.

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