Unique Gifts from the Texas Book Festival

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Give a gift, get a gift! Make a donation to the Texas Book Festival and we’ll send you (or your lucky loved one) a signature 2016 Texas Book Festival gift. All items available while supplies last. Shipping costs are included in the donation amount. Items will ship within 48 hours after your donation is made. We can ship to you or to your lucky book lover!

Your donation will: 

  • Help us keep the Festival Weekend free and open to the public.
  • Send authors into Title I schools across Texas and donate books to those students.
  • Fund our 2017 library grants to Texas libraries.
  • Support the Texas Teen Book Festival.

Thank you for supporting the Texas Book Festival and our efforts to strengthen literacy and support libraries across Texas. Happy holidays, y’all!


fullsizerender-52016 Texas Book Festival T-Shirt

Made of soft cotton and bearing the beautiful art of Jack Unruh, these t-shirts are stylish souvenirs of the 2016 Festival that celebrate Unruh’s unforgettable Texas imagery.





fullsizerender-42016 Texas Book Festival Tank Top

The Texas Book Festival missions is, in a nutshell, to inspire Texans of all ages to love reading. These snazzy tank tops let the world know that you, too, believe in empowerment through literacy.






2016 Texas Book Festival Tote Bag

You can never have enough tote bags! The 2016 Texas Book Festival tote bag is an attractive way to haul all of your books to and from the many places you choose to read. The soft, natural-toned tote features the 2016 TBF poster art, an illustration designed by Texas artist Jack Unruh.





2016 Texas Book Festival Poster

Hang the iconic work of Texas artist Jack Unruh on your wall. Our annual Texas Book Festival poster is chosen by committee. This year’s image is an illustration from Bill Wittliff’s novel, The Devil’s Backbone, provided courtesy of the Wittliff Collections and University of Texas Press. The poster is in honor of Unruh, who passed away this year.





2016 Texas Book Festival Baseball Cap

Stay stylish and sporty while reading. The Texas Book Festival baseball cap makes sure everyone knows you’re on Team Literacy. Available only in red.





fullsizerender-3Jack Unruh Note Cards (Set of 8)

Send notes, thanks yous, love letters, and assorted other messages with this set of note cards, featuring the artwork of Jack Unruh, the 2016 Texas Book Festival poster artist.





fullsizerender-6Festival Friends Pass + Your Choice of Gift!

Donate $100 and we’ll give you a Festival Friends Pass, which provides priority access to author sessions and signings at the 2017 Texas Book Festival. We’ll also include your choice of one of the above gifts.