The 14 Coolest Book Boxes for Kids

It's time to engage our little literati with stories filled with imaginative themes and colorful characters. Reading to your kids can help them develop a love of reading that will last a lifetime.

Book-of-the-month clubs can help them boost their confidence and give them a nudge to challenge themselves to improve their skills. And since kids in all age groups love getting mail, monthly book subscriptions add another layer of fun to the reading experience!

Whether you're looking to build a home library of board and picture books for your young readers, or get new chapter books in the hands of your middle-grade readers, we've put together a list of the most exciting book subscription boxes for kids. Read on to find adventurous and imaginative monthly book clubs for your little bookworms!

1. KidArtLit


Price: Starts at $33.95/month

About the Box: Looking for a month-to-month subscription that combines reading with artistic expression? Look no further than KidArtLit! Created by moms with plenty of educational know-how, each box offers plan-free, low-mess creative art projects that center around the story of the month. The sidekick every parent needs, subscribers will enjoy a quality book and sibling art kits specifically designed for 2 kiddos.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of every month

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2. Little Bookish Wardrobe


Price: Starts at $30.41/month

About the Box: Merge reading with imaginative play with Little Bookish Wardrobe, a fun monthly book box that delivers an age-appropriate kids' book to read, plus character-inspired costume pieces and craft projects that let them bring their favorite stories to life. Packed with hours of playtime fun, sit back and watch your children's imaginations run wild and free.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 2nd week of the month

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3. Music Library


Price: Starts at $39.33/month

About the Box: Uncover the mysteries of music with Music Library, a monthly book club that takes kids on a musical journey. Whether it's Beethoven's symphonies or Bob Marley's reggae beats, kids will improve their music and reading literacy with a music-themed storybook and coordinating activities. With physical and digital resources –– and occasionally a rhythm-teaching instrument –– it's time to let your kids make some noise!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 20th of the month

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4. Jambo Book Club


Price: Starts at $29.17/month

About the Box: Representation matters. Celebrate diversity with the Jambo Book Club, a monthly book box that thinks it's important for all kids to see characters of color and get the chance to say, "They look just like me!" Each box is intentionally curated to show relatable characters and families of all persuasions, with 2 delightful books that help kids explore our similarities and differences through story.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 10th of the month

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5. OurShelves


Price: Starts at $12.99/quarter

About the Box: Show the diversity that exists in our world with a quarterly subscription to OurShelves, a book box dedicated to showcasing a diverse cast of characters and themes. Each box brings either 1 or 3 book selections that have been handpicked to represent a variety of experiences. No matter what your family looks like, the world is an exciting and colorful place!

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in 3 business days of ordering, then quarterly in Mar, June, Sept and Dec

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6. Reading Bug Box


Price: Starts at $18.00/month

About the Box: If you're looking for a book box personalized to your favorite kiddo or you want to send the perfect gift, the Reading Bug Box tailors each selection to the child’s age, reading level, and interests. With subscriptions available for newborns on up to 13-year-olds, along with special sibling boxes, this book club is dedicated to sending new favorites and growing right alongside your little readers.

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and the U.A.E. on the 20th of the month

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7. Tiny Humans Read


Price: Starts at $24.99/month

About the Box: Snuggle up for a bedtime story or help your reluctant reader expand his or her horizons with a monthly subscription to Tiny Humans Read. Offering 3 unique tiers to meet the needs of your early readers, choose the Board Book Box for 4 high-quality board books, the Picture Book Box for 3 new picture books, or the Sibling Box to cater to multiple reading levels at the same time!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 18th of the month

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