Show your children that reading can be an adventure and treat them to a box full of books, gifts, and even costumes delivered to your home with their name on it. A monthly book subscription box is a gift that keeps giving well beyond the holidays, just like the magic of reading.
We’ve gathered some of the best book boxes for kids, from young readers starting out with board books and picture books to those already devouring new chapter books. So whether you read aloud to your littlest one or you’re looking to find a new favorite book for more established readers, you'll find the perfect monthly book club!
The Best Kids Book Clubs (Ages 0-12)
Price: Starts at $8.33/month
What's Included: From newborns to preteens, Kids BookCase Club provides an affordable way for your child to immerse themselves in another world. Valued at over $45, each subscription box includes 3 books picked based on age and gender, and are well-suited for beginner readers.
Shipping: First box ships within the U.S. within 7 days of order; following boxes ship by the 1st of every month
Price: Starts at $31.99/month
What's Included: Kid Curated Books is dedicated to rounding out your child’s education. All you have to do is choose your child’s age range (0-4, 4-8, or 8-14) and they’ll receive 4 carefully picked, new books to empower them. They’ll also refund any duplicate books you already have in your home library!
Shipping: First box ships within the U.S. within 5 days of order
Price: Starts at $16.95/month
What's Included: Full of encouraging messages and carefully chosen board and picture books, Bookroo provides a boost for new readers ages 0 to 3 or more experienced 2 to 6 year olds. Each box contains 2 or 3 books not specific to a gender and Bookroo promises to refund you $5 if you receive a book you already have.
Shipping: First box ships to select countries from the U.S. the weekend following your purchase or the first business day after the 15th, whichever is sooner
Price: Starts at $18.00/month
What's Included: Experts from the award-winning Reading Bug bookstore pick 3 to 6 books based on age, interests, and reading level. The box can grow with your child with options for Baby Bugs (ages 0-3), Reading Bugs (ages 0-13), or Reading Bug siblings (ages 0-13). The Reading Bug Boxes also come with extra gift items to reward your kids for developing their reading skills.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 10th and 20th of every month; email their team if you need more flexibility and they're happy to accommodate
Price: Starts at $30.24/month
What's Included: For the budding actors and actresses who like to bring their favorite characters to life, Little Bookish Wardrobe packages a new book plus fun play outfits to match. Clothes included in each box are suited for 3-7 year old boys and girls.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the first week of every month
Price: Starts $27.08/month
What's Included: Learning Crates is a kids book subscription box with an experimental twist! Each month, your child will receive 5 to 10 items that range from books to experiments to fun activities. All items are tailored around grade as well as interests. Plus, with each order a book is donated towards children’s literacy.
Shipping: Shipping worldwide from the U.S. by the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at $16.99/month
What's Included: This box isn’t just for the young readers, there’s a little gift included for their mom too! My First Reading Club offers 5 different subscription options based on age ranges (from 0-12 years old), and includes reading level-appropriate books, from board and picture books, to longer chapter books for established readings. Boxes include 3-4 hardcover books plus 1 activity book aimed to instill confidence and literacy.
Shipping: First box ships within the U.S. within 2 days of order; following boxes ship on the 1st of the month
Price: Starts at $17.99/month
What's Included: Elephant Books creates a true gift experience with their monthly book club for kids. Each book delivery is wrapped, tied with ribbon, and includes the little reader's name on the mailing label! Choose between 3 board books a month for ages 0-2, or 2 picture books a month for ages 2-6. A great gift to grow a child's love of reading!
Shipping: First box ships to select countries from the U.S. within 2 business days after order; following boxes ship by the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $16.66/month
What's Included: Kids Reveal Book Box delivers age-appropriate books that have been hand selected by parents themselves. All subscription options include 2-4 different books, and subscribers can choose between three subscription options, books for children ages 0-3, ages 3-6, or ages 6-9. Plus, for every Kids Reveal Book Box purchased they donate a book to a child in need!
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. within 3 business days after order
Price: Starts at $31.67/month
What's Included: Owl Post Books is the kids book club with 3 different age ranges so it can grow with your child. Their 0-3 Year Imagination Box starts with 3 developmental books, a toy, and a card. Their box for 4-7 year-olds includes 3 early reader books, a themed toy, and a card. Their 8-12 year-old box includes 3 new middle-grade and YA book series along with an accessory and card as well.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. throughout December 1-15th
Price: Starts at $20.67/month
What's Included: Give your child the gift of inclusion this year with Jambo Book Club, which curates fun, creative stories that feature underrepresented communities in every box. Children receive one picture book and one book for early readers making the transition into chapter books every month!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 10th of every month
Price: Starts at $12.50/month
What's Included: Murphy's Bulk Books delivers gently-used books straight from their bookstore in Ohio. Choose between 5 different book options like board books for toddlers, bedtime story books, or books for more experienced readers. Additionally, for every box sold Murphy's Bulk Books donates a box to those in need!
Shipping: First box ships within the U.S. within 5 days of order; following boxes ship on the 4th of every month
Price: Starts at $22.99/month
What's Included: Tiny Humans Read is a new children's book subscription that delivers books tailored to your child's reading level. Choose between The Tiniest Human Box for 3 board books (ideal for ages 0-3), The Tiny Human Box for 2 picture books (for ages 3-8), or The Sibling Box with 1 board book and 2 picture books. Each selection of books delivers whimsical stories that teach and empower children.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 18th of each month
Price: Starts at $14.00/month
What's Included: Our Little Book Club delivers 2 age appropriate hard cover books plus a fun activity book each month! For the littlest readers (ages 1-5), the activity books include large image coloring books, and puzzles, mazes, and art instruction for the older readers (ages 6-12). Each box is thoughtfully curated to educate while entertaining.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 2 business days after order
Price: Starts at $14.00/month
What's Included: Snail Mail for Kids is a unique monthly subscription that offers a different way for kids to improve their reading skills. Each week's delivery includes a letter from Sunny the Mail Snail with a new story about Sunny's fun adventures, from cool animal facts to geography lessons. When you sign your kiddo up, the first box includes a sunny stuffed animal, a poster and a letterbox to store each week's letter!
Shipping: Starter box ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3-5 business days; following letters ship weekly