Bookish Goodies to Help Your 2022 Reading Goals

By: OwlCrate Jr

The start of a new year is always such a whirlwind as we collectively wind down from the holidays and gear up to head back to school or work. For many bookish-minded folks out there, it’s also the start of a whole new set of reading hopes for the coming year. Some like to set specific goals for themselves, while others may only have a vague sense of what they hope to accomplish. This goes for both the readers and writers among us!

Whatever method works best for you, the best place to start is by building reading into your daily habits. And what better way than to use some helpful and cute bookish goodies to get you started into this new year. Read on for some fun tools to help you tackle your 2022 reading goals!

 Flatlay showing OwlCrate Jr Monthly Reading Planner surrounded by toy owl, novelty pens, ruler, pencil crayons, and other stationery items.

Photo by Babs Books

OwlCrate Jr Reading Planner: With fun activities, monthly calendars, book review pages, and more, there’s no better way to keep track of your 2022 reading list. And the best part? It’s completely undated, so you can start this planner whenever you like!


Two rows of colourful mini gel pens with toy butterflies lying on the open case.

Photo by @thedocreadstoomuch

Magical Gel Pen Set: This 20-pen set includes a variety of neon, pastels, and sparkle inks, so you can write in all the colours of the rainbow.


Fabric book cover depicts a robot and bird reclining around a campfire. Book is held open by a person wearing a black and white striped shirt.

Photo by Babs Books

Robotic Friendship Fabric Book Cover: Protect your latest hardcover read with this stretchy fabric book cover inspired by The Wild Robot. We loved how this item turned out so much we're thinking of creating a whole collection!


Three of the same bookplates lie on top of a brown OwlCrate Jr envelope with small flowers to their left. Bookplates read This Book Belongs To and shows a cityscape in various shades of blue.

Photo by @pages.for.dawn

Lyra's Oxford Bookplate Pack: Proudly claim your favourite books with these beautiful bookplates inspired by The Golden Compass.


Light blue notebook centered, surrounded by pens and a ruler on a bright yellow background. Quote by Juan Ramon Jimenez on notebook reads If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.

Photo by @bookskidslove_ 

Write the Other Way Notebook: Jot down some personal thoughts or start in on that story idea with this bright and beautiful lined notebook.


An unzippered fabric pencil case is featured, surrounded by colourful capped pens. Pencil case design shows various stationery items on a bright blue background

Photo by @books_and_libros

Writing Tools Zipper Pouch: You’ll always have a pen or pencil handy when you tote around this lovely zipper pouch.


Corner bookmarks depicting Max and a wild thing from Where the Wild Things Are on an open book

 Photo by @themichellegray

Wild Things Papercraft Bookmark Kit: A craft kit and bookmark in one, inspired that greatest of rumpuses, Where the Wild Things Are.


Charlotte's Web themed tote bag featuring a big, spider, chick, and rat, with the words Some Pig written in a spiderweb above the characters. Tote bag hangs off a rolling cart with a blue carpet underneath.

Photo by Babs Books

'Some Pig' Tote Bag: Carry your books around with this cotton tote bag featuring some of the most beloved animals in all of children’s literature!

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