Gift Books Inspired by Movies and Television
Get inspired with these books for movie and TV fans that have great ideas for activities based on favorite films and shows.
There are cookbooks and other activity books that have taken their inspiration from the shows we love.
Fans can also learn more about the shows and people they admire.
All of these books will make an excellent gift for a fan and they can also be a big help for planning a themed party.
Books for Movie and TV Fans
Whip up some chills with “The Horror Movie Night Cookbook“!
Forget popcorn and candy – elevate your next horror movie marathon with this spine-tingling cookbook with 60 recipes inspired by iconic classics like Psycho, The Conjuring, and even Halloween.
This is no ordinary recipe book – it’s a gore-iously good time, perfect for horror buffs and adventurous cooks alike.
So grab your apron, sharpen your knives, and get ready to cook up some deliciously deadly dishes!
Wednesday: An Unofficial Coloring Book of the Morbid and Ghastly
Channel your inner Wednesday Addams with this darkly delightful coloring book! ️️
Unleash your inner goth with “Wednesday: An Unofficial Coloring Book of the Morbid and Ghastly,” a creepy-cute collection of illustrations inspired by the hit Netflix show.
Immerse yourself in Wednesday’s twisted world, bringing her macabre charm to life with your own colorful touch.
From Lurch and Thing to iconic Nevermore scenes, this book is a must-have for any Addams Family fan or lover of the unusual.
Dive deep into the enigmatic world of Prince with this comprehensive biography, delving into his musical genius, captivating stage presence, and ever-evolving artistry.
Fans of the iconic “Purple Rain” movie will find treasures within, as the book dissects the film’s impact and its enduring place in pop culture history.
Packed with insights, anecdotes, and rare photos, this book is the ultimate gift for anyone who’s ever been mesmerized by the Purple One.
Unofficial Studio Ghibli Land of Spirits Coloring Book
Step into the enchanting world of Studio Ghibli with this unofficial Land of Spirits coloring book!
Wander through the whimsical landscapes of Spirited Away, from bathhouse rooftops to soot sprite villages, all brought to life with your own colorful touch.
Unwind with iconic scenes like Chihiro’s first bathhouse encounter or No-Face’s heartbreaking transformation.
This relaxing escape is perfect for any Studio Ghibli fan seeking a mindful and artistic adventure.
Beyond Halloween Town
Delve deeper into Jack Skellington’s world with “DISNEY TIM BURTON’S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS: Beyond Halloween Town!”
This comprehensive book peels back the curtain on Tim Burton’s beloved stop-motion masterpiece, exploring the story’s origins, the captivating characters, and the film’s enduring legacy.
Dive into Burton’s creative process, unlock the symbolism hidden within the visuals, and relive iconic moments with behind-the-scenes insights and rare illustrations.
Whether you’re a seasoned fan or a curious newcomer, “Beyond Halloween Town” is the ultimate gift for anyone who’s ever been enchanted by Jack Skellington’s Christmas nightmare.
The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook
Fans of the 90’s cult classic Halloween movie will love to receive The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook as a gift and create these fun recipes at home.
The book is beautifully illustrated and is a fun conversation piece, but there are also some fantastic creative recipes inside.
Get ready for a cauldron-full of spooky delights with this kid-friendly cookbook inspired by the Sanderson Sisters!
These easy-to-follow recipes will unleash inner witches and wizards alike.
With vibrant illustrations and playful spells, this book is more than just a recipe collection – it’s a magical invitation to cook up some Halloween hocus pocus with the whole family!
Just A Bunch of Hocus Pocus Coloring Book
The Just A Bunch of Hocus Pocus coloring book is inspired by the series of Halloween movies, so fans will love the adult coloring pages.
The 20 images were drawn by hand by an artist and each one captures the magic of Hocus Pocus.
Once Upon a Rind in Hollywood
Movie fans and foodies will love the pun-filled Once Upon A Rind in Hollywood cheeseboard and snack board cookbook.
The book includes 50 movie themed recipes and mouthwatering photography to inspire you to create amazing appetizer platters for your next movie night or party.
Each of the recipes is named with a cheesy pun that ties into a movie or show and the recipes themselves are tied into the theme as well.
Jane Austen lived long before the advent of modern television and movies, but her writing has been adapted for the screen time and time again.
Fans love reading her novels and watching the various TV and movie versions.
Jane Austen’s Table has over 50 themed recipes, so you can relive the places, characters and time periods of her books and movies.
The recipes have been modernized, so you’ll be able to make the dishes with food and techniques that are available today.
The Unofficial Studio Ghibli Cookbook
Anime fans will love the movie inspired Japanese recipes featured in The Unofficial Studio Ghibli Cookbook from Jessica Ann Yun.
There are over 50 recipes, so fans will have a great time preparing the food that they have seen in movies.
Otaku Food: : Japanese Soul Food Inspired by Anime and Pop Culture
If you have a food loving anime fan on your Christmas shopping list, the Otaku Food! cookbook makes a wonderful gift.
Food is often a theme in Japanese anime, so the dishes tie in with familiar food from popular manga and anime series.
Recipes from The World of Tolkien
Tolkien is a fantasy fiction author, of course, but his novels have only increased in popularity with each new movie and television show based on his books.
Fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings will love to take a culinary journey to Middle Earth.
Recipes from The World of Tolkien is great for fans who want to follow the recipes, but is also great for a fan who just wants to read the cookbook.
The Elven Cookbook
From Elrond’s famous feasts at Rivendell to Galadriel’s gift of Lembas Bread to the Fellowship of the Ring, the foods made by Tolkien’s Elves are mysterious, ethereal, and elegant.
The Elven Cookbook provides Tolkien fans with more than 80 recipes inspired by the mythical race.
Try Silmaril Breakfast Friands, Lúthien’s Asparagus Tart or Rivendell Roast Lamb for an otherworldly imaginative meal.
Beet This! An Unofficial Schrute Farms Cookbook
Dwight does love his family farm and beets, so fans of The Office will love reading and cooking from the Beet This! cookbook.
The recipes are great and the accompanying text is entertaining.
The One With All The Cross Stitch for Fans of Friends
It’s fun to create Friends cross stitch projects with the help of the new book The One with All the Cross-Stitch: 21 Unofficial Patterns for Fans of Friends.
Each of the patterns includes easy to understand instructions and a short and affordable supply list.
They also include a picture of each completely project, so you can get ideas for how you want to display your finished Friends inspired crafts.
Social Season: The Unofficial Bridgerton Coloring Book
Fans of the Netflix series will love Social Season: The Unofficial Bridgerton coloring book with pictures inspired by the hit show.
Social Season is inspired by the stunning sets and scenes that fans enjoy in each episode, so fans will love it.
It isn’t an official licensed coloring book, but the inspired art is beautiful.
You may even enjoy coloring while you are watching or rewatching the episodes on Netflix.
Which of these books for movie and TV fans do you want to open up first?
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Holiday Accordion Leg Crafts with Free Printable Templates
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Gift Tag Crafts
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Which craft or printable activity will your family want do do first?