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 babies or kids ages 0 to 13 who either want to start reading or already quickly devour new books.
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.
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 $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 $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
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 $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 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 $39.95/mo
What you’ll get: MyBookBox takes reading seriously by picking only the newest releases. The box includes 2 books in your choice of age range or genre, perfect if you have 2 children who couldn’t be more different! Choose from children 3-7, 8-12, fiction, mystery, non-fiction, and young adult.
Shipping: Ships worldwide (except U.A.E.) between the 18th-22nd each month
10. Owl Post Books
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
Check out all of our children’s book clubs for more great ideas!