- The Board Book Club - 3 books for ages 0-3 for $19.95 + $4.99 shipping/month,
- The Picture Book Club - 2 hardcover books for ages 2-6 for $19.95 + $4.99 shipping/month
- The Chapter Book Club - 2 books for ages 7-10 for $24.95 + $4.99 shipping/month.
This review is of the Picture Book box for ages 2-6 for $19.95/month + $4.99 shipping.
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 Subscription Box: Bookroo Picture Book Club
The Cost: $19.95 a month + shipping (save with longer subscriptions)
The Products: 2 hardcover children’s picture books selected to inspire a lifelong love of reading
Ships to: The US for $4.99, Canada for $16, and worldwide for an additional shipping charge
Good to Know: They also offer an option for alternating monthly between board books and picture books if you have children of multiple ages!
Bookroo Picture Book April 2020 Review
Bookroo sends the books individually wrapped each month which is such a nice treat and makes for a nice presentation!
Bookroo always includes an insert that gives a brief description of the books you receive with the board book box selections listed on one side and the picture book box selections on the other. They encourage you to share your books on social media and to leave a review of your book.
This adorable Tiny T.Rex notices that his friend, Pointy, is very sad and knows that a hug could make him feel better. The only problem is that his arms are so tiny, he's not quite sure he can manage such a big hug. He sets about trying to figure out how he can make Pointy feel better and there is a cute and happy ending. This was a sweet, adorable book about friendship and my kids really enjoyed this one!
Once upon a time, it was customary for a dragon to eat a knight and a knight to pierce a dragon with his sword. The only problem is that in this story, the dragon and the knight are friends and don't want to fight or harm one another. They seem to have bonded over food and soon this leads them to a solution. In this fun and sweet rhyming tale, the knight and dragon find a way around these traditional rules that involve making some delicious treats that seem to satisfy those old laws. This was a fun story with a silly ending and some great illustrations.
Verdict: This month's Bookroo picture books were really cute. The T.Rex book was very sweet and simple, and the characters were very cute. Our Dough Knight book was fun and silly and we enjoyed the rhyming tale. Overall, a great box for my kiddos (aged 5, 3, and 2)! The total retail value of our books comes to $32.94 which is pretty good for a $24.94 ($19.95 + $4.99 shipping)/month box. With sale prices it is just a bit less (at $24.43), but there is some added value in the fact that these books are vetted for you in advance and come wrapped up and delivered to your door!
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, you will receive the May box.
If you order between the 5th and the 15th of the month, your box will ship in our monthly batch the business day following the 15th. If you order between the 1st and the 4th, or the 16th and the 31st, your box will ship the weekend following your purchase. All subsequent boxes will ship with our monthly batch the business day.
Value Breakdown: At $24.94 ($19.95 + $4.99 shipping) for this box, here is what you are paying for each book:
- Tiny T.Rex: $12.83
- Dough Knights and Dragons: $12.11
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