We love books about writing!
Here are a few suggestions . . .
For general writing, how about these two classics from Stephen King and Anne Lamott?
If writing for children is your thing, try this annual guidebook, which is loaded with instructional articles, markets, contests, etc.
2011 Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market
And for fun, try this PUNderful book by Avi . . .
A Beginning, a Muddle and an End (The Write Way to Write Writing) -- Avi
Please take a moment to share your favorite book(s) for writers in the comment section below. That way, when someone asks, "So, what would you like for the holiday?" we'll have a great resource from which to draw.