But if you could not guess – choose the dictionaries and encyclopedias on general subjects. The main thing is do not take anything too much for children and very popular – experts, usually theoretically savvy people, and all sorts of charlatans see through. If the expert – a real bookworm and an incurable bibliophile, and you are very low on money, you can give him an e-book. With this newfangled device it will save a lot of space in the apartment, as well as a lot of money in his own pocket. After all, the book in electronic format fb2 are mere penny than paper counterparts, and the place and does not hold. A special screen of this device – the so-called "Electronic ink" – is specially designed for reading, so that your eyes will suffer far less damage than, for example, when reading from a computer monitor.
If the selection of books put you to a dead end – select subscribe to the magazine. "Around the World," "Popular Mechanics" and other similar publications and experts will be pleased, and their younger children smart. Search for unconventional solutions, and loved by connoisseurs guessing even more than ready-made facts and solutions. So look for a beautiful gift puzzles and quizzes. Classic Pentamino, Tangramom and Rubik's Cube "expert" is hardly surprised (though who knows, maybe he wants to indulge in nostalgia, and just that Cube itself is not enough for happiness). Here catamine, Neokub, various Smart Games have about a novelty, and it is possible that a connoisseur will a lot of pleasant moments, adding yet another puzzle, and remembering who gave it to him a gift.