Show your children that reading can be an adventure and a treat with 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 birthdays or holidays, just like the magic of reading.
We’ve gathered the 10 best book boxes for kids who are either learning to read or already quickly devouring new books.
What you’ll get: From newborns to pre-teens, Kids BookCase Club provides an affordable way for your child to immerse themselves in another world. Valued at over $45, the three books are picked based on age and gender and are great for beginner readers.
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 1st of every month
Price: Starts at $25.00/mo
What you’ll get: Owl Post Books is the kids book club made for 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 worldwide on the 12th of every month
Price: Starts at $34.99/mo
What you’ll get: 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, diverse books to empower them. They’ll refund any duplicate books too!
Shipping: Ships worldwide within 5 days of purchase
Price: Starts at $17.99/mo
What you’ll get: 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 give you $5 if you receive a book you already have.
Shipping: Ships within a week of purchase to the U.S. and Canada
Price: Starts at $14.99/mo
What you’ll get: Encouraging parents to read with their children, The Story Box includes 2 books and a guide written by speech pathologists to promote communication. Choose between a picture books package for 2-6 year olds, a board books package for 0-2 year olds, or get a family pack for a mix of board and picture books.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 21st of every month
What you’ll get: 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 the U.S. and Hong Kong between the 15th and 20th of each month.
Price: Starts at $32.99/mo
What you’ll get: For the budding actors and actresses who like to bring their favorite characters to life, Little Bookish Wardrobe packages a book and fun play outfits to match. Clothes are for 3-7 year old boys and girls.
Shipping: Ships worldwide in the first week of every month
Price: Starts $24.99/mo
What you’ll get: 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 by the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at $9.99/mo
What you’ll get: This box isn’t just for young readers aged 0 to 12, but there’s a little gift included for their generous mom too! The boxes include 3 board books and 1 activity book aimed to instill confidence and literacy. They’ll be boldly reading out loud in class with My First Reading Club.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada in the last week of the every month
Price: Starts at $49.95/month
What You’ll Get: KidArtLit is a monthly subscription box that combines reading with the fun of art projects. Each box is curated around a different value and includes a newly released hardcover book and supplies for an art projected related to the book. KidArtLit is the perfect gift for kids ages 3-8 that promotes creativity!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S.; shipments vary depending on when your order was placed
Price: Starts at $27.99/month
What You’ll Get: OwlCrate Jr. is a great book subscription box for slightly older readers, curated specifically for children ages 8-12. Each box revolves around a new theme and includes one middle grade hardcover novel, plus 3-5 fun goodies based on that month's theme. All items are thoughtfully picked to promote creativity and imagination!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 15th-20th of each month