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Bookroo Subscription Box Review + Coupon – December 2017

Bookroo December 2017 Box closed

Bookroo
5 overall rating
18 Ratings | 14 Reviews

Bookroo is a subscription service that sends 2 books for children every month. They have a picture book plan (for ages 2.5 and up) and a board book plan (for ages 0-2.5). 

books wrapped in snowman illustrated paper

Bookroo sends the books individually wrapped each month. It’s a special touch and my children enjoy unwrapping the books each month like a special gift.

My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

This review is of the Picture Book, $17.99 a month, box. 

Bookroo December 2017 review

About Bookroo

The Subscription Box: Bookroo

The Cost: $17.99 a month + shipping (rates become cheaper for longer commitments)

COUPON: Use code MSA15 to save 15% off your first box!

The Products: 2 children’s books (either board books or picture books)

Ships to: the US for $5, Canada for $16, and Worldwide for an additional shipping charge

Bookroo December 2017 Review

Bookroo December 2017 Booklet

Bookroo includes an information card in their boxes with a summary of each book.

And Away We Go by Migy book cover

And Away We Go by Migy book inside

And Away We Go by Migy – Retail Value $17.99 (found here for $9.98)

Mr. Fox is headed to the moon in his new hot air balloon. Along the way, many animal friends ask to join him and he always answers yes. But when along comes a tiny bird who lands on the edge of the balloon’s basket, well it’s the proverbial straw that breaks the back and they all come tumbling back down to land. Good-natured Fox isn’t sad watching his balloon drift towards the moon without him. He’d rather be with all his friends on land anyway. I love the message of this book: that when a friend asks to join the answer should always be yes.

The Wish Tree by Kyo Maclear book cover

The Wish Tree by Kyo Maclear book inside

The Wish Tree by Kyo Maclear – Retail Value $16.99 (found here for $11.15)

The Wish Tree is about a boy taking a journey along with his toboggan (aptly named Boggan) to find a wish tree. Along the way, he encounters many animals in the forest that need his help. He stops to help each one and finally as he grows tired it is their turn to help him. This is a sweet, quiet story about having faith and helping others. It has beautiful artwork as well.

Verdict: The retail value of Bookroo this month was $34.98 (less with sale prices) which is quite a bit higher than the $22.99 cost of the box ($17.99 a month + $5 US shipping). We enjoyed both selections this month and so it was a great box for our family!

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, you will receive the January box.

From Bookroo:

When will your first box ship? – Order the 1st-4th of the month: The weekend following your purchase – Order the 5th – 14th of the month: With our monthly batch the 17th-21st of the month – Order the 15th-31st of month: The weekend following your purchase All subsequent boxes will ship with our monthly batch the 17th – 21st of the month.

Coupon – Use code MSA15 to save 15% off your first box!

Value Breakdown: At $22.99 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

Read all of our Bookroo reviews and check out our Kids Subscription Box Directory for other fun boxes your child might enjoy!

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Jessica Telesmanich
Jessica Telesmanich
Jessica's addiction started off slowly enough with Birchbox, but it has grown and grown over the last three years. An elementary school librarian and mom of two she loves boxes that are child-centric. But she'll never turn down a good fashion, beauty or tasty treat subscription.

Jessica Telesmanich
Jessica Telesmanich
Jessica's addiction started off slowly enough with Birchbox, but it has grown and grown over the last three years. An elementary school librarian and mom of two she loves boxes that are child-centric. But she'll never turn down a good fashion, beauty or tasty treat subscription.
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