Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Gift Ideas

by | Nov 8, 2021

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Christmas is coming up soon and what better way to celebrate than with the the man who basically invented Christmas? Here’s some great Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol gift ideas that are perfect for the holidays.

Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is one of those beloved holiday books that so many classic literary fans are in love with, but it’s also mainstream enough that it can really fall into a general “Christmas” theme too. Even if they haven’t read the book, there are so many movies out there that most people know the story of Scrooge and Bob Cratchit.

Don’t Be a Scrooge: Gift Ideas Inspired By Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Hopefully these gift ideas will inspire you to spread holiday cheer – don’t be like Scrooge and Jacob Marley this Christmas!

A Christmas Carol In Prose Being book

The ‘A Christmas Carol” Book

We’ve got to open with the the classic book here, since it should be on everyone’s shelves. If you know someone who hasn’t read this classic story a Christmas gift is a great way to give them that gentle nudge.

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Scrooge & Marley Scented Candle

Apparently it smells like vanilla, spices, and sea breeze rather than money, but it’s probably still really nice. I love scented candles, especially to set the mood while reading!

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Tree Buddees A Christmas Carol Scrooge and Tiny Tim Ornament

Scrooge and Tiny Tim Christmas Tree Ornament

Christmas tree ornaments are great gift ideas for people you don’t know well or who are hard to shop for. They also make great stocking stuffers!

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Alderbrook Christmas Ornament Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Tiny Tim

If you prefer a vintage style, this ornament is the classic round shape and very cute. It actually looks just like my baby’s first Christmas bauble, which is now making me feel very old.

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Annotated Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol In Prose hardcover red book

The Annotated Christmas Carol: A Christmas Carol in Prose

This book is really cool for someone who’s already a fan of the classic story but wants a little bit more out of it. It has information about the era, plus a mini Charles Dickens biography inside.

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Tote bag that looks like a vintage copy of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens Book Tote

Is it a book? Is it a bag? No, it’s a bag shaped like a book! And it can hold books! This would also make a great reusable gift back for other Christmas presents.

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Mug with Famous God Bless Us Mug

A Christmas Carol Mug

How else are you going to drink your coffee, tea, or hot chocolate around the holidays if you don’t have an appropriately themed holiday mug? This one has a the famous line from the book on one side, and a Christmas scene on the other.

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A Christmas Carol Print - Christmas Décor - Reading Nook Poster - Charles Dickens Quote

A Christmas Carol Print Charles Dickens Quote

This Christmas carol print would make the perfect addition to any home décor!

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Tree Buddees A Christmas Carol Scrooge and Marley Counting House Sign Ornament

A Christmas Carol Scrooge & Marley Counting House Sign Ornament

Not everyone wants to fill their home with Christmas magic. How about an image to the so called villains of the story, Scrooge and Marley? This ornament is inspired by their penny-pinching business.

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A Christmas Carol Book Quote Ornament: Bah Humbug

Christmas Carol Bah Humbug Ornament

A handmade ornament made with pages from the classic book with the saying “Bah Humbug” on it, could you find a more perfect gift?

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Lego Holiday Charles Dickens Tribute a Christmas Carol Exclusive


This LEGO set was a limited edition release so it’s going to be hard to find, but if you’re shopping for someone who loves both A Christmas Carol and LEGO collecting it’s a great choice to splurge on.

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Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol inspired snowy Dickensian London street

Dickensian London Canvas Wrap

While it’s not explicitly from a Christmas Carol, this Dickensian art piece really fits the mood of the story and era.

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A Christmas Carol movie

Copy of the Movie ‘A Christmas Carol’

Book fans and non-readers alike can appreciate a copy of a Christmas Carol in film form. There are so many versions out there, too! This one is a classic though.

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Muppets Christmas Carol on VHS

VHS – The Muppets Christmas Carol

Or if you want a more collectable or vintage vibe, go with this nostalgic classic. Personally this is my favourite version, for obvious reasons.

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Charles Dickenss A Christmas Carol A Book-to-Table Classic book

Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol: A Book-to-Table Classic

This cookbook is filled with Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol inspired recipes that are perfect for the holiday season. All the recipes in this book are similar to what would have been served when Dickens was alive.

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Vintage Movie Poster Drink Coaster

If they already have everything else, go unique. This movie poster is part of a set of 4 coasters that feature classic Christmas films on them. Perfect for holiday entertaining!

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Humbug Scrooge Unique Coffee Mug

Bah Humbug Coffee Cup

A perfect gift idea for anyone who acts like a Scrooge around the holiday season.

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Shall/Scarf

I love this as a Christmas gift idea because it’s not only great for book lovers, but practical too. They can wear it to keep warm all winter long! Plus the pattern is actually really nice, too.

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The Man Who Invented Christmas book

The Man Who Invented Christmas Book

Ever wondered how A Christmas Carol came to be? It’s actually an interesting story, and one worth reading. This book tells it all.

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scrooge and marley counting house hanigng sign

Scrooge and Marley Counting House Sign

I think it would be funny to hang this on the front door instead of a wreath, but that’s just my opinion.

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Bah humbug black print on white unisex sweater

Bah Humbug Unisex Sweater

If you really can’t get someone into the Christmas spirit then help celebrate their Scrooge-like attitude instead. This simple sweater is perfect for someone who wants to say not to the festivities.

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Hopefully you enjoyed this Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol inspired gift ideas for the holidays! If you haven’t read the book I strongly urge you to grab a copy, it really is a Christmas classic and one of my favourites.

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Everett Franchuk

Everett Franchuk

Everett loves to plan parties and events, decorate, and make crafts/DIY projects. As a parent of 5 in his early 30s, he decided to start The Best Nest to offer practical tips and ideas.

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