Tiny Humans Read Book Box for Kids Review + Coupon – June 2019

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Tiny Humans Read is a monthly children’s book subscription that delivers whimsical stories your child is sure to love. They offer three different subscription options, all of which include free shipping:

  • The Tiniest Human Box: 3 board books (ages newborn-3) for $17.99 a month
  • The Tiny Box: 3 picture books (ages 3-8) for $24.99 a month
  • The Sibling Box: 2 board books and 2 picture books (ages 0-8) for $29.99 a month

This review is of the Tiny Humans 3 Picture Book Box (ages 3-8) for $24.99/month.

A portion of every box purchased goes towards supporting the non-profit literacy organization 862LA which provides tutoring and creative writing programs for children ages 6 to 18. I love a box that gives back!

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.)

About Tiny Humans Read

The Subscription Box: Tiny Humans Read

The Cost: $17.99/month for the Tiniest Humans box (ages newborn-3), $24.99/month for the Tiny Humans box (ages 3-8), or $29.99/month for the Siblings box (ages 0-8)

The Products: 3 board books for the Tiniest Human box, 3 picture books for the Tiny Humans box, and 2 board & 2 picture books for the Siblings box

Ships to: The US for free and $24 to Canada

Good to Know: Your first box ships within 1-3 days!

Tiny Humans Read Box June 2019 Review

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    At the top of our box was this card from the Tiny Humans Read team introducing us to the June box. On the back, they included some activity ideas for us. Another fun thing about this company is they include some great printables for your kids on their site as well as some insight into the benefits of reading with your child.

    I have to point out this Summer Bucket List printable they have this month because I thought it was so cute!

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      Field Guide to the Grumpasaurus by Edward Hemingway – Retail Value $16.99 (found here for $12.81)

      If you have kids, it’s likely you’ve encountered your very own Grumpasaurus before! This was a fun book with a “field note” style that describes the terrifying Grumpasaurus who gets a bit upset when their toys get broken and may lash out at those around them. Sometimes so loud that those around them can hear them “grump.” This was a fun story for parents about when a child is upset and how out of character they can act before they calm down. It’s playful and relatable and I could see using this as a way to talk to your kids about anger and appropriate ways to express it!

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        Be Who You Are by Todd Parr- Retail Value $17.99 (found here for $8.95)

        The former art teacher in me wants to develop an art project around this book so much because it’s that perfect classroom book that can reach multiple kids and encourage them to be themselves! This book features colorful pages and a really basic illustration style that I love as it reminds kids to be themselves whether they are young, old, a different color, silly, or energetic. This book looks at differences at a very simple level and is full of positive messages about being confident and being their best.

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          What If… by Anthony Browne – Retail Value $16.99 (found here for $12.54)

          This book was odd and while the concept should have been great, I wasn’t a fan of what was depicted in the illustrations (although beautifully done), nor did I like how dismissive the mother seemed. Joe has lost the invitation to the party he is attending so he and his mother wander down the street looking in the windows of each home to see if it is the correct house. As they walk, Joe is filled with angst over what the party will be like and his mother just sort of dismisses his fears, as I’m sure I’ve done as a mother before, but I feel like in a book they should take the opportunity to offer a different, more thoughtful response from the mother. As for the illustrations, it seemed like there were some hidden or surprising images within them and there was one scene where men were blindfolded, shoving others into boxes and riding on each other’s backs with snakes crawling all over the ground. It felt very odd and somewhat off-putting and there was no clear explanation of what was happening. Overall, this book was a big miss for us.

          Verdict: The first two books we received from Tiny Humans Read were great. Grumpasaurus is our favorite of the bunch and I like the positive message of Be Who You Are but unfortunately, What If… was not one that I see us keeping. Overall, I was still happy with our box, and judging by the mixed reviews for the last book, there may be others who enjoy it more than we did. I do think the books were unique and the total retail value came to $51.97 ($34.30 with sale prices) which is great for a $24.99/month (plus free shipping) box! 

          To Wrap Up:

          Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, you will receive the July box. From Tiny Humans Read: 

          Your box will ship on or around the 18th of the month after you subscribe! Order by the 17th day of the current month to receive the latest box.

          Value Breakdown: At $24.99 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

          • Grumpasaurus: $8.17
          • Be Who You Are: $8.65
          • What If…: $8.17

          Check out our other Tiny Humans Read reviews, along with more boxes for babies, toddlers, and kids!

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          Written by Brandi Dowell

          Brandi Dowell

          Brandi has loved the idea of subscription boxes since joining Birchbox in 2013. Finding new products to test out and possibly fall in love with has always excited her. Now, as a mother of 3, she loves discovering new products that can help make parenting a little easier! Her favorites are FabFitFun and Target Baby boxes.

          Posted in Book Subscription Boxes, Canadian Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Babies, Subscription Boxes for Kids, Subscription Boxes for Toddlers, Tiny Humans Read Reviews, UK Subscription Box Reviews| Tags: tiny humans read | 2 comments


          1. I had to look up the “What If…” book and whoa some of the images are really not appropriate for kids! What is with the shoving guys in boxes who looked terrified and riding them to the ground? I just don’t get it especially geared at kids.

            • Yeah this one was definitely a strange one! I don’t quite get it either!

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