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The Story Box Board Book Subscription Box Review + Coupon– Jun 2016

Haley Faye
ByHaley FayeJul 9, 2016 | 2 comments

THE STORY BOX JUNE 2016 - BOX

The Story Box
4 overall rating
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The Story Box is a monthly subscription box that sends children’s books, offering Board, Picture or a Family Package options. Every month they send out two books that has been curated by a speech-language pathologist. This is a review of the Board box.

THE STORY BOX JUNE 2016 - PACKAGING

They have packages appropriate for ages 0-2.5 (which comes with a monthly tip card for parents) and 2.5 -6 (which comes with a parent guide), or a family package for families with kids in both age groups (and comes with a tip card and parent guide).

This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

THE STORY BOX JUNE 2016 - ALL ITEMS

The Subscription Box: The Story Box

The Cost: $14.99/month for the Board Books package, $19.99/month for the Picture Books package, and $17.99/month for the Family Package. Discounts available for longer-term subscription commitments.

COUPON: Use code READ to save $5 off your first box!

The Products: The Board Books package sends 2 board books for ages 0-2/5, the Picture Books package sends out 2 books for ages 2.5-6, and the Family package sends 2 board book ad 1 picture book.

Ship to: US for free!

Check out the Book Subscription Box Directory and make sure to add The Story Box to your subscription list or wishlist!

THE STORY BOX JUNE 2016 - INFO

Here’s the info card the Story Box sent out for June. It talks about making sure to both lead your child during story time, and following their lead and letting them explore the book themselves the way they want with your interaction.

THE STORY BOX JUNE 2016 - ITEMS 1

Les Petits Fairy Tales Beauty and the Beast – $6.78 on Amazon (retail price: $7.99)

This book is a version of Beauty and the Beast that is designed with very few words and super adorable and colorful illustration.

THE STORY BOX JUNE 2016 - ITEMS 2

Here’s what a couple of the pages look like. I think it’s super cute.

THE STORY BOX JUNE 2016 - items 3

Dig! By Andrea Zimmerman – $7.99

Dig! is a little book that follows Mr. Rally around in his backhoe tractor. He has 5 digging jobs to do around town, and the book teaches kids the numbers 1-5 along the way.

THE STORY BOX JUNE 2016 - items 4

Here’s a peek at a couple of the pages in this book.

Verdict: I think The Story Box is an interesting children’s book subscription! I absolutely love that they have a speech-language pathologist pick the books. I found the info card to be really helpful, too. It’s good to get a reminder that it’s okay to just let the kids explore the books how they want, at their pace, and in their order sometimes! As far as value goes, I got about $16 worth of books for $14.99. Not huge savings but definitely some, and I also think there’s value in the curation and letting kids get excited about a new book.

What do you think about The Story Box?

Our boxes are curated by a nationally certified speech-language pathologist. Each box contains 2 children's books. They are new and yours to keep forever! Books are carefully selected to be fun and appealing to your little readers. We also take great care in selecting books that will facilitate ... read more.
Haley Faye
Haley Faye
Haley Faye first discovered the wonderful world of subscription boxes in 2012 and began writing for MSA in 2014. Over the years, she has found many subscriptions to love. Now a mom of three, her favorite boxes are ones that dress her kids, help her get organized, feed her family, send her snacks, and offer educational fun for her children.

Haley Faye
Haley Faye
Haley Faye first discovered the wonderful world of subscription boxes in 2012 and began writing for MSA in 2014. Over the years, she has found many subscriptions to love. Now a mom of three, her favorite boxes are ones that dress her kids, help her get organized, feed her family, send her snacks, and offer educational fun for her children.
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2 comments

Denise

I’m checking this subscription out for my niece and just thought I’d add that while this review says longer subscriptions are discounted, they are not (at least not for the older kid one).

Eve

The Beauty and the Beast book looks so adorable. The movie is one of my all-time favorite Disney films! Is shipping free for this box?

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