If your e-reader is in need of some TLC while on the move, look no further than these ten cases that will protect your gadget while making it look all the more beautiful.
From Cath Kidston’s polka dot wipe-clean oil cloth cover to John Lewis’ more unusual, but equally practical, cork cover, we’ve scoured the shops to find practical e-reader covers that won’t break the bank.
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10 best e-reader covers
10 best e-reader covers
1/10 Kobo Glo Sleepcover
For those who have boycotted Amazon and opted for WH Smith’s alternative, this clever cover will automatically turn your Kobo off and on when you open and close it. It also comes with side clips to give extra protection when travelling. £29.99, kobo
2/10 Hamlet Kindle Paperwhite Cover
For readers keen to suggest they stick to the literary high ground, this Hamlet cover could be the perfect solution. Also available in Macbeth, Wuthering Heights and Frankenstein versions. £14, amazon
3/10 Goji 7” Universal Tablet Case - Birdhouse
This colourful case was dreamt up by graphic design student and competition winner Danielle Complin. The cover also has an integrated stand and is water-resistant. For iPad mini, Kindle Fire HD, Nook HD, Nexus 7 and Blackberry Playbook. £17.99, currys
4/10 Verso Darwin Cover
If you’re looking for a stylish non-leather option, this faux croc cover is a good bet. The inner sleeve has a pocket and easily folds back for one-handed reading. Fits Kindle Fire and Keyboard, Google Nexus, Nook, Kobo and Samsung Galaxy. £19.98, johnlewis
5/10 Griffin Survivor Hard Case for Kindle Fire
This shatter-resistant case is a good one for parents whose children spend more time on their Kindle Fire than with them. The rigid case protects against drops and shock, and the silicone frame absorbs any vibrations. £19, amazon
6/10 Hobbs Signature EBook Holder
This stylish case is made from Italian leather and comes in four bright colours. The quilted cover gives a little extra padding, while the elasticated straps hold the e-reader in place. Good for Kindle Paperwhite - but hurry while the Hobbs sale lasts. Fits Kindle, Kindle Fire HD and Kobo. £24, hobbs
Read worry-free by the poolside with this 100 per cent waterproof case. If you drop it in the drink, it will float without damaging your e-reader. And don’t worry, the touchscreen’s easy to operate – and read – through the covering. Comes in different sizes to fit all e-readers. £19 (for medium reader), amazon
8/10 Cath Kidston Button Spot iPad mini case
This bright polka-dot case is designed for those who prefer reading e-books on an iPad mini. Made in oilcloth, it is water-resistant and easy to wipe clean. The iPad also clips into the case to avoid scratches on the side. £30, cathkidston
9/10 Personalised E-Reader Case
This smart case comes in blue or tan and can be personalised to include your loved-one’s initials or full name in gold lettering. Fits Kindle, Kindle Fire and Nook. £19, amazon
10/10 Reveal Cork Folio
Just for Kindle Fire, this unusual e-reader cover is made from cork. The waxy substance called suberin found in cork means it will repel water, stains and grease. £59.95, johnlewis
For a smart cover at a great price, Hobbs’ Italian leather one provides light cushioning for your e-reader while looking sophisticated - get it while the sale lasts. If you’re looking for the ideal holiday solution, Aquapack is the best option. Waterproof and easy to operate through the plastic screen, it is perfect for reading by the pool.
7. AquaPac, £19
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