Prepare for mischief and mayhem when a perfectly ordinary family finds their perfectly predictable life changed by a perfectly peculiar package.
Order by December 23rd to get this box!
Q: Can I order now and have my start date be in a couple of months?Asked by Kate G., November 2020
Absolutely. Email us after placing your order and let us know which month you would like your subscription to start. We'll adjust the date of your first box's shipment.
Q: What should I do if I already have a book in the subscription box? Asked by Christopher C., September 2020
Unfortunately, since our crates are planned and ordered in advance and include items beyond the book, we're unable to refund books which a subscriber might already own. We reveal our upcoming theme on our main website and in each subscription box. If you are worried that it might be a title you already own, feel free to email us and we can pause your subscription for the month.
Q: Are the books hardcover or paperback?Asked by Christopher C., September 2020
Our books are typically hardcover. However there are some great books that we want to share with our readers which are only available in paperback. If our selected book club pick is a paperback edition, we make sure the value of the other items in that month's box makes up for any price difference.
Q: When is my subscription billed?Asked by Christopher C., September 2020
You're billed for the total of whichever subscription plan you've chosen (1, 3, or 6 months) when you subscribe. At the end of your subscription term, your subscription will automatically renew for the same term unless you've cancelled. Re-billing occurs on the 5th of each month.
This pandemic has made it so difficult to keep kids entertained while stuck at home but the Crate Expectations box gave us so many neat ideas. The box has way more in it than we expected. Such a great deal and my son loves it. Highly Recommend!
I have three children, ages 6, 10, and 13. They have all loved receiving our Crate Expectations boxes! I have been reading the books to them, even though they are all fluent readers, so we can experience the stories together. They beg me to read more every day! The extras that come each month with the book are so fun, and I’ve even tried the recipes in the Adventure Guide (and they’ve turned out well!). I can’t recommend this subscription enough... it will be a great addition to your family time!
So cute! I love reading, but somehow my daughter just doesn't have the bug, yet. Im hoping these awesome boxes will get her excited!
We were fortunate to win one of these boxes in a contest and now my daughter is asking to get a subscription. I've never been a subscription box type of person but this completely changed how I feel about them. Looking forward to our next box which my parents will be purchasing as a family gift for Christmas.
Just got our first crate and wow wow wow! My daughter loves the book and all thoughtful goodies and activities that came along. Such a fun idea and really well executed. Well done, Crate Expectations! Telling all my friends!
Step inside the magical world of Circus Mirandus! With this month's box, you'll learn about refraction, bake cookies by magic, imagine your own circus act, and be ready for your book club meeting with discussion questions and a circus-themed menu!
Our July box is filled with everything you need to have an "Out of This World" adventure at home! Along with the hilarious and heartfelt book "Cosmic," you'll get to launch your own mini rocket, discover the challenges of eating in space, and discuss whether it's more fun to be a kid or a grown-up.
Discover your inner superhero with the Newbery-Award winning book Flora and Ulysses, including a signed bookplate from the author! Explore the power of friendship, poetry and snacks as you create your own comic adventure, investigate how squirrels can fly, and make a tasty squirrel-inspired treat to share with your family or friends.
You won't want to miss this breathtaking new fantasy adventure inspired by the classic tale Les Miserables. This month's adventure is about finding the unique power in each of us. Discover the ways we are all connected as you explore circuits and energy, create electricity from lemons, imagine a world ruled by your own laws, and join together for a sweet book club feast. This box also includes a specially signed bookplate from the author.
Discover the magical book that inspired the beloved film! This brand new translation of a modern classic is sure to charm and captivate the entire family! Discover the magic of friendship and let your imagination take flight with our book club Adventure Guide.
Perfect for the holiday, a rip-roaring, rollicking read for the whole family! 1000 turkeys. 800 miles. And an adventure you won't forget! Our Adventure Guide will help you hit the trail for book club fun of historic proportions. Follow the gravy train with a unique USA scrunch map, trick your friends with a classic shell game, build your own turkey with a mini maker tube, and enjoy a tasty popcorn snack popped right on the cob.
When an unexpected gift arrives, there’s no telling where it will take you. Perfect for fans of Narnia and The Polar Express, it’s full steam ahead in this magical new book brimming with wit, whimsy, and a world full of wonder.