Best Kids Books Subscription Boxes – 2022 Award Winners

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We love to get kids started on reading at a very young age (raise hands if you started buying books before birth!), and there are so many types of books that will pique their interest. From colorful board and picture books to rhyming tales, your kids will definitely find it fun to read, especially with you and their siblings, or the whole family. Some book subscription boxes for kids come with costumes and props to role-play the stories you’re reading. It will start their love of learning and of course, you can get them easily to sleep with bedtime stories! Some of the book boxes include toys and activities for learning too, making it more enjoyable for everyone! As kids grow older, there are also chapter, middle grade, and YA book subscriptions!

We let the parents (along with their kids) decide on what to include on our list of the best kids’ books subscription boxes, and here are the book boxes that made it the cut!

The Best Kids Books Subscription Boxes As Voted By Our Readers!

1. Bookroo

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Comes in cute wrapping paper, always fun books and almost always books we’ve never heard of. -Rachel
I love that each book is individually wrapped. They do a great job of finding wonderful books that I don’t already own. -Grammy
They truly give the gift of reading! Love them. -Alicia

I cannot iterate enough how much I love Bookroo and their product. Reading with the little guy is so much more enjoyable now that we have a decent library! -Drex

What You Get: Books are chosen by Bookroo‘s in-house reading experts in collaboration with librarians, parents, and other kids. Expect a lot of hidden gems your kids will love, so you can build a home library of quality books! Currently, they offer a Board Book Subscription for ages 0-3, a Picture Book Subscription for ages 2-6, a Junior Chapter Book Subscription for ages 7-10, and a Middle Grade Chapter Book Subscription for ages 9-12. The books come gift-wrapped for an extra special surprise!

Visit the Bookroo Reviews for details!

Price: Box prices start at $21.95, plus the shipping and handling fee.

Deal: Get 15% off on any subscription! Use coupon code HELLOBOOKROO. Gift Subscription not included. Cannot be combined with any other offers.


2. OwlCrate Jr.

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The books are all the new books and the themes are fun and exciting and all the extras really match. My kids get ridiculously excited about this box, which means they’re ridiculously excited about reading! Yay! -Michelle P

Fun, and endless entertainment in a box.   -Chatty Kathie

This box is a wonderful surprise, lovingly curated each month! Can’t say enough about our appreciation for OwlCrate! -The Literacy Advocate

This box was amazing for my 10 year old.  He got to discover new books that he would not of known about.  Not only did he get an awesome book to read each month it came with other products ad well related to the theme.  It got him excited to read! -Prettypony

What You Get: For kids who love reading, OwlCrate Jr. is the way to go! This subscription caters to young readers, specifically kids ages 8 to 12 years. It contains a middle-grade book with an exclusive letter and signed bookplate from the author, plus fun and gender-neutral bookish items designed to enhance the kids’ reading experience! All items are wrapped in a magically themed package that kids will love to unbox! Past themes include Winged Beasts, Home Sweet Home, Epic Quests, Magic in Bloom, and more.

Need more information? Check out our OwlCrate Jr. Reviews for more!

Price: The subscription costs $29.99 per month, plus the shipping fee.

Deal: Save 15% off your first subscription! Use coupon code HELLO15.


3. Lillypost

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What You Get: Lillypost delivers books in beautifully hand-wrapped packages to make the experience more fun for kids! This subscription sends kid-friendly books, including picture and board books, as a way to discover potential favorites. Parents can choose from three box options – Board Book Box for ages 0-3 (4board books), Picture Book Box for ages 4-7 (3 picture books), and Mixed Book Box for all ages (2 picture books + 1 board book). Aside from read-worthy books, the box also includes a few bonuses, like stickers, to excite children! They also donate one book to a child in need for every box sold.

Learn more about this subscription at the Lillypost Reviews!

Price: The subscription costs $19.95 each month, plus $4.95 for S&H.

Deal: Get 30% off your first box! Use coupon code READING30. Discount does not apply to shipping or gift wrap.


4. Owl Post Books

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What You Get: With Owl Post Books, young members of the book-loving community can get a fun and interactive monthly book club in a box. This subscription is designed to spark a love of reading by sending your kids three titles each month, and it comes with a fun theme too! Aside from age-appropriate books, they’ll also include a unique-themed seasonal craft that kids can enjoy creating and a card as well. The subscription is available for ages 0-3, 4-7, 8-10, Tween 11-13, and YA.

See more about this subscription on Owl Post Books Imagination Box Reviews!

Price: Subscriptions are as low as $14.99 a month.

Deal: Get 20% off your entire subscription! Use coupon code NEW20.


5. Crate Expectations

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Although this box seems pricey, it is well worth it. It’s not just a book, but an adventure in every box. – vodakira

These are amazing surprises every month. A wonderful addition for your kids -Mkm

I was always into reading, but with the additional crafts the box gives, you can become more immersed in the stories. -Corrie

Well developed subscription book box which includes Author interviews, stem project, recipe, questions for discussion, and much more. Perfect for individual reading or book club for ages 8-12.

What You Get: Kids can unlock their imaginations and make fun memories by taking their love for reading to the next level with Crate Expectations. It is a monthly book club-in-a-box for kids ages 8-12, helping children build lasting relationships with books. Each box includes a carefully selected book, paired with educational toys or games, a bookish snack, STEM activities & supplies, a book-inspired recipe and menu ideas, and more! On top of it, they donate to a charity focused on children’s literacy for every box purchased.

See past good books they’ve sent us on Crate Expectations Reviews.

Price: Subscription starts at $32.99 a month.


6. Momo's Book Club

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Beautiful stories that represent a true reflection of our world! – Ellie
I deeply appreciate the work Momo puts in to finding books that speak to important topics like identity, diversity, and family. It feels so good to see books about families that look like ours and families that don’t. Plus these are great stories we can read over and over. – Rachel in St Paul
This box is not only wonderful but SO important! 2020 opened our eyes to the inequities in our country and the way that minorities are often misunderstood and mistreated. This box helps parents raise their kids to see diversity as beautiful and normal. – EricaM
You’re never too young to learn about the importance of diversity and representation. Momo’s Book Club is the best! – C

What You Get: Momo’s Book Club makes it easy for parents to build a home library filled with diverse books. They send out monthly packages, providing parents and their kids the same language and context to learn and discuss different stories, topics, and themes such as dealing with bullying or strong female characters. Each month, you’ll receive 1 to 3 books (depending on your chosen plan) that both you and your little one can enjoy reading aloud. The books they send are not just carefully curated but are also colorfully wrapped for your kids’ enjoyment!

Price: The subscription starts at $10 per month.

Deal: Get 20% off! Use coupon code HELLOMBC .


7. Book and Bear

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What You Get: Book and Bear is a fun surprise for children! This subscription combines the fun of building a stuffed animal toy and reading in one box! Monthly packages are specially curated to delight children with fun and educational books, the pride of building their plush animal, and a little extra surprise gift or activity. Choose from three subscription plans based on your children’s ages – Picture Book for Ages 3-7, Chapter Book for Ages 8+, and Dinosaur 3 Month Set. It’s a one-of-a-kind animal-reading adventure that they’ll treasure!

Price: Get a box starting at $49.99 a month.

Deal: Get 20% off your first monthly box! Use coupon code HELLO20. Applies only to monthly plan, not multi-month commitment plans.


8. WompleBox

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What You Get: With WompleBox, you and your kids can travel to different countries around the world from the comfort of your home. Created for kids who love adventures, each package will include fun letters and engaging activities about a new off-the-beaten-path place in the world. It contains an illustrated chapter book, two culturally significant STEAM projects, a map, and a country guide with fun facts, recipes, culture, history, art, and activities. There are also other goodies such as a collectible keychain, stickers, and a lot more! The box encourages reading through storytelling, motivates to explore more, and cultivates creativity, all at the same time.

Visit WompleBox Reviews to see past box contents!

Price: The subscription is $29.99 per month. More savings await when you opt for longer plans!

Deal: Get $5 off any subscription Use coupon code HELLOWOMPLE.


9. beTWEEN the Bookends

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BeTWEEN the bookends is great because not only do they offer boxes for both boys and girls, but also different age groups. I like that they include not only books but fun extras that go along with the theme each month.  -Sara

love this one and the beautiful young lady who started it!!

What You Get: beTWEEN the Bookends is a book-themed subscription for bookworms ages 9-13. Although the box does center around books, you’ll find fun goodies along with it too! Choose the Full Size Box and expect at least two books, a bookmark, and 6-8 age-appropriate beauty or lifestyle items. There is also the Mini Box, which contains half of the full-size box. If you only want books to read, you may opt for the Just The Books Box. Through this subscription, kids can curl up to good books and keep the joy of reading alive while having fun with other treats!

Read beTWEEN the Bookends Reviews for more details.

Price: Full-size box – $50 per month, Gender neutral box – $42.50, Mini box – $35 per month, and Just the books box – $22 per month.

Deal: Get 15% off on your first month on any subscription plans! Use coupon code HELLO15.


10. Amazon Book Box Kids

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I love how you can customize or skip this box. Really easy. Plus, reading!

What You Get: Amazon Book Box Kids will send you children’s books perfectly matched to your young reader’s age! Every shipment includes stories that kids will love to read, handpicked by Amazon Book editors. Discover new releases, hidden gems, and classics any reader will enjoy. All you have to do is tell them your little reader’s preferences, and they’ll pick their favorites for you. You can also tailor the books from their lists, and you can choose the delivery frequency – every 1, 2, or 3 months. However, it is exclusively available for Amazon Prime members.

Read our Amazon Book Box Kids Reviews.

Price: The subscription costs $19.99 per month.


11. Kids BookCase Club

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What You Get: Kids BookCase Club is a book subscription for children of all ages. No matter how old your kids are, there’s a book for them from this box! They send out a monthly shipment of handpicked books that both kids and adults will love, customized based on kids’ gender and age range too. Available categories are newborn to 2 years old, 2 to 4 years old, 5 to 6 years old, 7 to 8 years old, and pre-teen. Receive three picture or activity books, all chosen to ignite kids’ imagination and inspire creativity!

Go to Kids BookCase Club Reviews for more details!

Price: The subscription costs $12.99 per month.

Deals:

  • Save 50% on your first month! Use coupon code HELLOSUB501M.
  • Get 10% off your entire order! Use coupon code HELLOSUB10.

12. Bookroo Chapter Books

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Love the choice of titles. -Cheerful mom

What You Get: Bookroo Chapter Books is a monthly book subscription that targets kids’ love for books and reading while combining the excitement of opening a gift! It leads to the discovery of new and sure-fire favorites chosen by their in-house reading experts, with consultations from librarians, parents, and even kids. There are two chapter book clubs to choose from – Junior Chapter Book Club (ages 7-10) and Middle Grade Chapter Book Club (ages 9-12). Each box comes with two chapter books (one hidden gem and one admired favorite) sent every month. This subscription ranked separately in your votes, in addition to Bookroo taking the second spot!

Check out Bookroo Chapter Books Reviews and learn more.

Price: The subscription is $24.95 per month.

Deal: Get 15% off on any subscription! Use coupon code HELLOBOOKROO. Gift Subscription not included. Cannot be combined with any other offers.


13. Wonder Crate

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What You Get: Wonder Crate is an educational learning subscription box for kids aged 7-11. They hope to inspire the younger generations by introducing them to real people who used their courage and passion to make a better place. Each box includes hands-on activities, a biography from the ‘Who Was’ book series, and a guide for parents. This subscription will also help them decide on what they want to be when they grow up. Everything in the box is meant to educate, motivate, and empower kids to discover and share their strengths with the rest of the world.

Check out the Wonder Crate Reviews to see more.

Price: Get the subscription for $29.95 per month.

Deal: Get 10% off any subscription! Use coupon code WONDER10.


14. Little Bookish Wardrobe

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What You Get: With Little Bookish Wardrobe, reading books and acting out the stories is so much fun! This monthly kids’ subscription sends you a book to read, along with costume pieces that match the theme and characters in the book. Each box also includes an arts and crafts pack and a challenge for the month for a more interactive and engaging child’s play. Kids can nurture their love for reading, and at the same time, make use of their imaginations to act out particular scenes in the story, creating hours of fun they’ll never forget!

See the Little Bookish Wardrobe Reviews to find out more!

Price: Subscription starts at $36.04 a month.

Deal: Get 10% off! Use coupon code HELLOBOOKISH10.


15. Tiny Humans Read

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What You Get: Let your tiny human explore and find out about the joy of reading with Tiny Humans Read. Each month, your newborn or kids up to 8 years of age will get a collection of whimsical stories that they will surely treasure. You can choose the book box that’s perfect for your family: Board Book Box (newborn-3 years old), Picture Book Box (3-8 years old), or Sibling Box (mixed age books). Boxes also include bonus activities, allowing kids to get into the storyline! They donate 1% of profits to 826LA, a non-profit providing early literacy programs and tutoring to children.

See the past boxes we received by visiting the Tiny Humans Read Reviews.

Price: The Board Book Box and Picture Book Box costs $24.99 a month, and the Sibling Box is priced at $29.99 per month.

Deal: Get 10% off your first box! Use coupon code HELLO10.


16. Little Feminist Book Club

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What You Get: Little Feminist is a monthly book subscription that promotes quality and empathy for everyone – genders, races, and families. They curate boxes based on age, and there are currently four subscriptions available: 0-2 years old, 2-4 years old, 4-7 years old, and 7-9 years old. Subscribers will receive 1 to 2 hand-picked books related to the principles of feminism and equality, along with hands-on activities or DIY play ideas that’ll add up to the fun! They even incorporate discussion questions to understand the concepts further, as well as a parents’ letter that explains why they chose the book(s).

Learn more on Little Feminist Reviews.

Price: The box costs $22.95 every month, plus shipping.

Deal: Get 15% off on all new subscriptions! Use coupon code HELLOSUB.


17. Literati Kids

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What You Get: Literati Kids is a monthly kids book subscription that lets you try before you buy. They’ll send five books that you can try out for a week! Each box contains world-class stories that create conversations and spark imagination, plus bookish surprises. There are also categories for each age bracket: Neo (0-3), Club Sprout (3-5), Nova (5-7), Sage (7-9), Phoenix (9-12), and Titan (13+). Purchase the ones your kids love and return the rest in an enclosed prepaid mailer (just make sure that they’re in totally new condition). Shipping is free both ways too!

Check out our Literati Box Reviews to learn more about the subscription!

Price: There’s a monthly fee of $9.95.


18. Elephant Books

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What You Get: Nurture your kids’ love for reading with the help of Elephant Books. This monthly book subscription sends age-appropriate books straight to your doorstep. Receive 2-3 books depending on your chosen plan, along with some fun activities to make reading more fun and engaging to young readers! The Board Book Package is for 0-2 years old, and it includes three board books and bookplates, while the Picture Book Package is for 2-6 years old and has two picture books, library cards, and self-adhesive envelopes. Book selections are great for reading aloud to kids, making a fun bonding moment for the family!

Learn more about this subscription when you visit Elephant Books Reviews.

Price: Subscription costs $20.99 per month.

Deal: Get 20% off your first box! Use coupon code HELLO.


There you have it, our best subscription boxes for kids’ books! Has your favorite book box made it?

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