My First Reading Club is guided by a passion for reading. Reading inspires, empowers, and links to all education throughout life. Whether you are reading to your child or simply helping them along, reading fires the imagination, builds confidence and creates a platform to a prosperous future.
Q: We are considering moving from newborn-2 category to 3-5 category. My grandson just turned 2. How can I look at some samples of books in the 3-5 to see if this is a good move for him, or too advanced?Asked by Rita S., May 2021
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Q: What is the cancelation policy?Asked by Maria T., May 2019
Thank you for reaching out with your question. Our policy is simple: you can cancel anytime for any reason. With that said, if you have an issue please allow us to make it right by emailing us using the Contact Seller button on our listing. A real person answers every subscriber's email within 30 minutes even if it is just to say, "we received your email and will handle your request as fast as possible." Please let us know...
Q: When do you *actually* ship your subscriptions? Your description says the first of the month, I saw somewhere you said first week, but it is now the 9th and my subscription hasn’t shipped Asked by Lauren S., June 2020
Hi Lauren, would you please email our service address and some will be happy to track it down for you.
Q: The young lady I'm thinking of getting this for has lost her mother. Is the mother gift presented in a way that could be upsetting?Asked by Donna P., March 2021
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I am so happy that I picked My First Reading Club for my granddaughters. They are so excited when the books come. The books are very age appropriate and very good quality. When I had a question about an order Dan,one of the co-founders got back with me right away and answered my questions. I look forward to my granddaughters getting their books from My First Reading Club for years to come.
My daughter reports that my grandson Felix LOVES when his box of books arrives! He loves checking out the new titles...
I ordered the youngest box for my 18 month old. We read a lot of boxes so I wish I had ordered up an age. To develop a love of reading, this would provide such a wide range and good quantity of books while young readers are still honing what quality of books they love.
Thank you for your kind words. We can adjust the reading level anytime you want and in fact we are happy to do it for you. If you will email me here firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> I’ll make sure it is set to your preference.
If myself or anyone else at MFRC can be of service to you, please don’t hesitate to reach out.
The delivered books are good and beautiful. I could not select good books for my 4-year-old son. But when I got the books from this company, my son could enjoy them. At first, the delivery was later than I expected. I was very worried about the delivery. But when I asked the question to this company, then the staff replied very soon. I could get the shipping track number, and I knew when the books were delivered. About shipping, I felt it was late. But the qualities of the books they selected were good and I look forward to the next delivery. For me this was the first time to use subscription service. Such an book subscription service is amazing. I believe that this subscription is very reasonable because the books from this company are very good like I uploaded pictures! But one thing you can keep in mind, shipping is a little later than you expect when you order this.
We have been subscribed for about 3 years now and my kiddos LOVE it! Getting mail is always so exciting but when the mail contains a gift...it's 100 times more exciting! Last year my daughter started 1st grade and MFRC sent us over 1/2 the books on her required reading list through that year. So I can vouch that they are age appropriate.
I would think twice if your thinking of ordering this for your loved one.............. I am beyond frustrated with this book box club. I pre payed for 6 months of books for my 4 year old grandson and have yet to receive his February books., which would be his first official box other than the 2 free books in the beginning. I have reached out to the seller via email 4 separate times and have yet to get any response. I’m at a total loss and I’m heartbroken that my grandson just keeps checking the mail in hopes his new books will be there. This is terrible!
*UPDATE* - never received our July box. I have attempted to reach the seller through Cratejoy and through MFRC direct site (which they’ve responded to before).
I don’t know how or why they would skip one of our boxes 6 months in on a 12 month pre-paid plan. But I’m pretty upset, especially since they can’t even return an email.
Currently on month 9. Still never got a return email to my 4 emails regarding my missing box, and the problem was never resolved, we never got our box. This month, we received the 2 and under box when we subscribe to the 3-5 year old box. I won’t be renewing my box at this point. So disappointed, and really wish I hadn’t gone for the 12 month subscription.
Overall we are really happy with this box. There has been a couple books that have been a little over my kid’s head (2 1/2 and 4 years old). If you are getting it for the “gift” I wouldn’t bother.
The quality of books and the activity is worth the price though. We have got sticker books a couple times and my kids LOVE them!
Note if you order mid month you will receive the next months box and then no box the next month. For example I ordered mid January and received February’s box so we didn’t receive our next box till March. This is not outlined very well and took multiple attempts to reach someone concerning this. We thought we were jipped a...
I found MFRC one day while online searching for something I could do for my 5 yr old grandson who lives in another state. You know, a reminder every month that his Nona loves him. Because he lives so far away, I'd not had the opportunity to get a firsthand look at what he was receiving. All I knew was that he looked forward to his package every month which was enough for me. Well, this past weekend I went to visit for a few days. He was excited to show me his books and when I saw them I became excited about leaving this review. I was completely blown away to see that nearly all the books were not only hardback books but also had very nice and well made dust jackets on them. I couldn't have bought even half of them at a brick and mortar store for the price I pay to MFRC! This company is the real deal! All the books are geared towards his age and gender and were delivered in mint condition within the promised window of time. It has him wanting to read, gives him something from me to look forward to each month and the price is truly a great deal. I must say too that their customer service is just as great. Emails are answered promptly, effectively and they really care. You will NOT be disappointed. In fact, I'm about to start sending them to my granddaughter as well. Thank you,...
I live across the country from my nephew, but when he gets his reading club books each month it’s a special event we share together! The books are always wonderful and the customer service is excellent. I highly recommend My First Reading Club!
My kids loved all of the books. I believe that one or two may not have been the right age group- it is helping to test my children. Thank you!
Total box value $31.19 Price on Amazon: Amazing Animals $8.39 My First Shapes $10.99 Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear! $4.99 Dora Sketch Quest $6.82
Total Box Value $52.16 Price on Amazon: Cat's Colors $14.44 Little Louie $9.78 The Bear $14.95 Wallykazam, T is for Troll $12.99
Total Box Value $41.34 Price on Amazon: Peter Powers $14.95 Carnival in a Fix $10.41 totally True Adventures $5.99 Mind Bending Mazes $9.99
Three or four board books (depending on size), and our semi famous beauty sample gift for mommy. Moms work hard they deserve a treat!
Order by December 16th and get it by Christmas