Best Kids Books Subscription Boxes – 2020 Award Winners

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 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!

We let the parents (along with their kids) decide on what to include on 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

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

What you get: Books are chosen by Bookroo‘s in-house reading experts in consultation 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 stress-free. Currently, they offer a Board Book Subscription for ages 0-3, a Picture Book Subscription for ages 2-6, and a Chapter Book Subscription for ages 7-10. The books come gift-wrapped for an extra special surprise!

Visit the Bookroo reviews page for details!

Price: Box prices start at $19.95, plus shipping.  

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

2. Amazon Prime Book Box Kids

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

What you get: Amazon Prime Book Box for Kids will send you children’s books perfectly matched to your young reader’s age. You can also choose the frequency to receive your box every 1, 2, or 3 months. However, the box is exclusively available for Amazon Prime members. Each box will contain 2 hardcover children’s book for ages 3 to 12, or 4 board books for kids 2 and younger.

Read our Amazon Prime Book Box Kids reviews here!

Price: The subscription costs $19.99 per month.

3. Epic! Books

What you get: Epic! Books is an ebook subscription that caters to kids! It offers unlimited book choices for children 12 years old and below, and they have a recommendation engine that generates book suggestions based on the kid’s interests and level. They also give out badges to motivate the kids in reading. It is available on almost all platforms (iOS and Android) and the best part, NO ADS!

Price: The subscription costs $7.99 monthly.

Deal: First month free! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.

4. Lillypost

What you get: Lillypost send children’s books to your home, and you can choose to receive either board books 0-2 years of age, or picture books for children ages 3 and up. If you choose the wrapping option, all books arrive like gifts because they are individually wrapped, and each package also includes a few bonuses ⁠— like stickers ⁠— to excite children! Also, Lillypost will donate one book to a child in need for every box that it sells.

Learn more about this subscription at the Lillypost reviews page!

Price: The subscription costs $26 each month, with discounts available for longer prepaid commitments.


  • Save 30% off your first box on any 3+ month subscription! Use coupon code LEARNING.
  • Get 20% off your first box at checkout! Use coupon code BOOKS20.
  • Get 10% off your first order on a 3, 6, 12-month subscription. Use coupon code WELCOME10.

5. Kids BookCase Club

What you get: Kids BookCase Club will ship handpicked books that you and your kids will surely love. Each case comes with three books that are chosen to ignite the kids’ imagination and inspire creativity. You can customize the case depending on your child’s gender and age range. There are books available for newborn to 2 years old, 2 to 4 years old, 5 to 6 years old, 7 to 8 years old, and pre-teen.

Go to Kids BookCase Clubs reviews page for more details!

Price: The subscription costs $8.33 per month.


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

6. OwlCrate Jr.

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

What you get: Each month, OwlCrate Jr. will send a middle-grade book plus gender-neutral bookish items for readers 8 to 12 years old. This book and fun items will surely enhance the kids’ reading experience. Each month, the box will contain a brand new middle-grade novel that they will surely love, and they’ll find the accompanying items fun and educational.

Need more information? check out our OwlCrate Jr. reviews for more!

Price: The subscription costs $27.99 per month plus shipping fee.

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

7. SpearCraft Book Box Middle Grade Edition

What you get: For your 8 to 13-year-olds, here’s a box that will send a middle-grade book, as well as age-appropriate bookish gifts and fandom items! SpearCraft Book Box Middle Grade Edition will definitely make your kids’ reading experience fun and magical as each month comes with an exciting theme as well!

Price: You can get the subscription for $27.99 per month.

Deal: Get 10% off on any subscription! Use coupon code HELLO10. Includes past boxes and shop items too!

8. Owl Post Books Imagination Box

What you get: You can get a fun and interactive monthly book subscription that will send you 3 books that fit into your young reader’s age, and comes with a fun monthly theme too, from Owl Post Books! Each month, aside from the fun book, they also include a unique-themed toy and a theme card! The subscription is available for ages 0-3, 4-7, and 8-12.

See more about this subscription at our Owl Post Books Imagination Box reviews!

Price: The subscription starts at $32.99 per month.

Deal: Get 10% off your entire subscription! Use coupon code IMAGINATION.

9. The Story Box

What you get: The Story Box is curated by a nationally-certified speech-language pathologist, and each month, receive 2 children’s books and a guide for parents. You can use the books and guide to make the most out of your family reading time, and you can also enhance your child’s language skills at the same time while improving the chances of your child becoming a successful reader. It’s a nice way to learn a lot too!

Visit our The Story Box Reviews page for more details!

Price: The subscription starts at $14.99 per month.

Deal: Save $5 on your first month. Use coupon code READ.

10. Bookroo Chapter Books

Love the choice of titles. -Cheerful mom

What you get:  This monthly subscription is aimed towards kids ages 7 to 10 to help them fall in love with reading while combining the excitement of opening a gift with the discovery of new and sure-fire favorites that are chosen their in-house reading experts, also with consultation from librarians, parents, and even kids! The Bookroo Chapter Books is also gender-neutral, and every other month, receive two gift-wrapped books that will start their book collection! This subscription ranked separately in your votes, in addition to Bookroo taking the top spot!

Check out the The Bookroo Chapter Books reviews page and learn more!

Price: The subscription is $24.94 per month.

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

11. ReadingIQ

What you get: Check out the ReadingIQ library and meet fun characters, read engaging topics, and explore exciting new worlds! There are thousands of titles available and they are all carefully selected by reading experts to help ignite the children’s imagination! You can read popular childhood classics, original stories, and it’s easy as you can read it on several platforms, as the digital library is always right at your fingertips!

Price: You can subscribe for $7.99 per month.


12. Momo's Book Club

What you get: Momo’s Book Club will send you books based on a theme each month, and such themes will be like a strong female character, or children dealing with bullying. The books are carefully created so parents and kids will have the same language and context to learn and discuss the stories, topics, and other stuff about our diverse world. The books are colorfully wrapped too!

Price: The subscription starts at $14.99 per month for one book.

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

13. Kid Curated Books

What you get: Get books based on your child’s age and interests with Kid Curated Books. Each month, receive four books guaranteed to engage and delight your young reader, and make them fall in love with reading and learning about a lot of things! Each box will include a diverse array of empowering and inspiring stories. It’s a great way to start your own library!

Price: The subscription costs $31.99 per month.

Deal: Get $10 off your first month's subscription! Use coupon code NEWSUBSCRIPTION10.

14. Wonder Crate

What you get: Wonder Crate introduces kids to inspirational role models, sparks curiosity and connects kids to their own possibilities, and will also help them decide on what they want to be when they grow up. Each month, get a book from the NY Times best selling “Who Is” book series, plus fun, hands-on activities to educate, inspire and empower kids to discover their strengths and share them with the world, and also, inspire others!

Check out the Wonder Crate reviews page to see more!

Price: You can get the subscription for $23.96 per month.

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

15. Little Bookish Wardrobe

What you get: Each month, receive a book to read, along with unique play costume pieces that match the theme and characters in the book! The Little Bookish Wardrobe box helps inspire imagination in your kids! The box is best for children 3-7 years old, and the box is available for both boys and girls!

See the Little Bookish Wardrobe reviews to find out more!

Price: You can get the Boy or Girl box starting at $32.99, the Sibling box starting at $60, and the Twinning box for Boys or Girls starting at $55.98.

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

16. The Conscious Bedtime Story Club

What you get:  Relaxing and reading come hand in hand with The Conscious Bedtime Story Club as it comes with 12 special story books each featuring easy breathing meditation, conscious concept exploration and reflection practices to help parents open a dialogue with their children. The collection can help parents maintain a foster sense of familial belonging, and even impart important life lessons and values to their kids by promoting healthy and consistent connection with them every day.

Price: You can get the subscription for $24.99 per month.

17. Tiny Humans Read

What you get: Let your tiny human explore and know about the joy in 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 also choose the book box that’s perfect for your family: the board book box, picture book box, or sibling box! They also 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 page!

Price: The subscription is $29.99 per month.

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

18. Zoobies

What you get: It’s really fun to learn about our furry buddies and Zoobies is here to aid us with it! The box is full of animal fun for little ones! The kids will surely enjoy Zoobis as it’s written and sized just right to be shared with them. Also, research reports many developmental benefits come from reading aloud to children so cuddle them up and have fun reading it to them!

Price: The prices start at $39 for a Zoobie.

19. Literati Kids

What you get: Literati is a monthly book subscription box for children, where you will receive 5 books that you can try out for a week, you can purchase the ones that love and return the rest in an enclosed prepaid mailer, just make sure that they’re in totally new condition. Shipping is free in both directions too. There are also categories for each age bracket: Club Neo is for newborn to 1 year; Club Sprout is for children ages 2-3; Club Nova is for kids 4-6; and Club Sage is for those 7-8 years old.

Check out our Literati Box reviews and learn more about this cool kids’ book subscription!

Price: There’s a monthly fee of $9.95, and purchase only the books you like.

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

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