Bookworm Gifts - gifts for work mates off sick away from the office

Feel better gift ideas

Gift Ideas For Work Colleagues

Are you looking for the ideal present to send a colleague who is off work sick, recuperating in hospital after an operation, having to work from home or you'd like to send a fun leaving gift?

Have a look at our feel better office gifts, send to cheer up work mates and help pass the time when off work or just to make them smile.

STEP 1: Choose a book...

STEP 2: Add a treat...

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We also have feel better gifts for her, get well gift ideas for him and gift ideas children. Our book gifts can also be sent as thank you gifts or as a surprise present too.

Why not take a look at our ready made gifts for friends at work if you can't decide what to choose?

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How it works

Choose a book from our selection then add a treat to make someone smile, we will pack both in a colourful gift bag with co-ordinating tissue paper and include a Bookworm Gifts bookmark personalised with your message.

All gifts include:

  • Colourful gift bag with matching rope handles
  • Co-ordinating tissue paper
  • Bookworm Gifts bookmark personalised with your message
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STEP 1. Choose a book

Select a book to add to your gift bag and personalised bookmark gift card, we have included puzzle books, books to raise a smile and books to help pass the time.

Outdoor Cooking

By Tom Kerridge

Cricket Crosswords 

By Clarity Media

As Good As It Gets 

By Romesh Ranganathan

The AA British Road Map Puzzle Book 

By Helen Brocklehurst

You're On Mute 

By Jo Hoare

The Big Book of Football Crosswords 

By Samiul Hassan

The Repair Shop

By Karen Farrington

Nadiya Bakes

By Nadiya Hussain

Being The Supervet

By Noel Fitzpatrick

The Nerd 

By Jason Hazeley

Five Go On A Strategy Away Day 

By Bruno Vincent

Red Tape 

By Jason Hazeley

The Sickie 

By Jason Hazeley

Five Go Absolutely Nowhere 

By Bruno Vincent

The Meeting 

By Jason Hazeley

Five At The Office Christmas Party 

By Bruno Vincent

The Scotland Yard Puzzle Book 

By Sinclair McKay

The Great Sherlock Holmes Puzzle Book 

By Dr Gareth Moore

Ultimate Travel Quiz Book 

By Lonely Planet

365 Days of Drawing 

By Lorna Scobie

The Little Book of Hygge

By Meik Wiking

The World Atlas of Coffee

By James Hoffmann

Shed Manual

By John Coupe

The Beer Bible 

By Jeff Alworth

The Secret Barrister 

By The Secret Barrister

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 

By Douglas Adams

STEP 2. Add a treat

Choose a treat to go with your chosen book, gift bag and personalised bookmark gift card.

Tony's Chocolonely Fairtrade Milk Chocolate Bar 

Chunky chocolate 180g

IQ Puzzler Game 

A desk game of brain teasing fun

Classic Parker Ballpoint Pen 

A retro style pen from Parker (colours may vary)

Cartwright & Butler Stem Ginger Biscuits 

Delectable and moreish biscuits

London Underground Map Jigsaw 

250 piece jigsaw puzzle

Rubiks Cube 

The world's best selling puzzle

T2 Tea - Just Peppermint Herbal Tea 

25 tea bags in a box 37g

Joe & Steph's Gourmet Popcorn 

100% natural ingredients 32g

Peanut M&M's 

A 268g sharing pouch

Marley Buffalo Soldier Coffee 

Dark roast, organic ground coffee 227g

Thermos Desk Mug 

Keep drinks hotter for longer 450ml (colours may vary)

Border Biscuits Mini Packet 

Two mini packs with two delicious biscuits in a each packet

Monty Bojangles Truffles 

Cocoa dusted luxury truffles 150g


Delicious Swiss milk chocolate 200g

Cadbury Dairy Milk 

Deliciously creamy milk chocolate 95g

Scrabble Twists & Turns 

An easier, more accessible version of Scrabble that eliminates the board

Staedtler Colouring Pens 

A pack of 10 assorted colours

Post-it Notes 

A set of 6 sticky note pads

Mini Henry Desk Cleaner 

Easily keep desks clean with this Henry vacuum

Pen Holder 

A bright red silicone novelty pen holder that stands out on any desk

Multi Tool Pen 

A neat little tool for a gadget mad work mate

L Plates 

Magnetic learner plates

Drawstring Book Bag 

A linen drawstring book bag

Clip-On Mini Reading Light 

An ingenious little reading light (colours may vary)

Need a bit of inspiration?

See our ready made get well gift ideas for work friends or there are some of our most popular feel better gifts for staff combinations below.


Gently remind a friend who is a bit under the weather that their friends at work are thinking about them. Together with some delicious chocolate biscuits, this Little Book of Hygge combination is a relaxing get well gift to send someone who is off work sick at home.


Being off work sick in hospital is tough and it's often difficult for patients to pass the time and keep your brain active. This hospital get well gift of a puzzle book with some delicious gourmet popcorn to add a sweet treat will show your work friend the office is thinking of them.


It can be isolating being off work sick at home wondering what you are missing out on in the office. Let your work colleague know you miss them by sending this gift for coffee lovers to help cheer them up until they are back on their feet.



Some more gift ideas

How about choosing one of these gift ideas to send to a friend at work?