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LitJoy Crate Board Book Subscription Box Review + Coupon– Jul 2016

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LitJoy Crate is a monthly literature and book subscription box for all ages! My favorite part about them is that they send new release books as well as book-themed items. They have crates for ages 0-2 (board books), 3-7 (picture books), and 14+ (young adult). You can also get a mixed crate with 0-2 and 3-7 together.

LITJOY JULY 2016 - packaging

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.)

LITJOY JULY 2016 - all items

The Subscription Box: LitJoy Crate

The Cost: $29.99/monthly, $86.97/3-month pre-pay, $167.94/6-month pre-pay, $323.88/12-month pre-pay. Plus USPS flat-rate shipping, $14.99 shipping to Canada, and $24.99 shipping international.

COUPON: Use code MSA5 to save $5 off your first box!

The Products: depending on your subscription type, you will receive newly released board books (2), picture books (1), or young adult books (1), plus 2-4 book-related items.

Ships to: International

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LITJOY JULY 2016 - info

The founders of LitJoy are passionate about books and literacy. Plus, for every box purchased, they donate a book to people who have none, or to help stock libraries!

The reverse side of that card lists information and pictures of each item.

LITJOY JULY 2016 - items 1

Oogaa Train Silicone Spoon – value: $5.99

This is a cute spoon – it makes it so it’s literal when you use the “here comes the train” trick, and more fun for the baby. Clever, but it’s a little young for my baby – we’re working on having him feed himself.

Shirley J Mugging, Chcocolate Fudge Brownie Cake – value: $1.99

I love mug cakes! So easy and pre-portioned controlled, haha. I’m always happy to get these in sub boxes. I can’t wait to eat this!

LITJOY JULY 2016 - items 2

Boat Bath Toy from KidO – value: $12?

Looks like KidO has a new/slightly different model of this tug boat selling now, so I estimated the value just a little less. Regardless, it’s cute and goes along perfectly with one of the featured books!

Pull-Back vehicle from Melissa & Doug – value: $7

I think this car comes in a set of 4 different vehicles, so that’s what I linked to. Such a cute little car, though! Gideon doesn’t get to pull it back to make it go, but he loves pushing it and spinning the wheels.

LITJOY JULY 2016 - items 3

Things That Go Lift-a-Flap Book from Baby Love – value: $7.99

This book has adorable illustration and big, baby-friendly flaps! More pictures below.

Blue Boat – value: $16.99

“When a family on a sailing outing gets stuck in a surprise storm, there’s only one boat tough enough to handle the rocking waves and howling winds:  Blue Boat!” This book goes perfectly with the little toy boat and is a cute story.

LITJOY JULY 2016 - items 4

Here’s a couple pages of the little flap book. So adorable! My son loves this book, too.

LITJOY JULY 2016 - items 5

Here’s a couple pages of the Blue Boat book. LitJoy has these Favorite Pages that they put these sticky notes on. If you go to their Instagram or follow the hashtag #favoritepagefriday they talk about the different books they feature in all their subs.

Verdict: I really like LitJoy Crate! I think it’s a cute and fun little box, and I think they do a good job making a fun, interactive box that promotes reading. I also love the bookish extras – they seem to always pick cute things. I also especially like that the books are new releases (my preference, and they tend to be more my style). The value comes out to $43.98 – I’m happy, and I look forward to seeing more boxes from this subscription!

What do you think about LitJoy Crate?

Written by Haley Faye

Haley Faye

Haley Faye first discovered Beauty Army and Birchbox in 2012 and instantly fell hard and fast for the world of subscription boxes. Over the years of writing for MSA she has found many subscriptions to fuel her addiction, but her favorites include fashion, geeky, beauty, and mom/baby boxes to share with her son.

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

1 Comment

  1. I hope the next few most monthly boxes are this good! I just signed up for a sub, shipping was $25 though 🙁

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