Help your children discover the joy of reading
Choose your package
Select one of our themed boxes, or sign up of a 1, 3 or 6 months of surprise Book Owl boxes – we tailor the package to your little one’s interests. There’s no subscription, no debit order. Just a once off payment.
Personalise your pack
Tell us a bit about the child who will be receiving the books so we can make a personalised, special selection of books.
We’ll send you your Book Owl package, containing a personalised selection of at least three books, as well as a letter addressed to your child.
What's in the box?
Two or more picture books
We’ll send two beautifully illustrated children’s books. We’ll always include a book by well known children’s author like Julia Donalson, Eric Carle or Emily Gravett.
An activity or non-fiction book
We include an age-approprate activity or sticker book. Older children may receive a non-fiction ‘fact book’.
A fun activity page or craft
An activity related to one of the books sent. The activity could be a colouring page, craft or learning activity.
A letter from the Book Owl
The Book Owl will send a personalised letter to your child to engage them and excite them about the book choice. Parents also receive a letter with info and reading tips.
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