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Bookroo Picture Book Box Review + Coupon – July 2020

Bookroo is a monthly book subscription for children that sends quality books sure to engage kids in reading. They offer three subscription options:

  • 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.)

About Bookroo

The Subscription Box: Bookroo Picture Book Club

The Cost: $19.95 a month + shipping (save with longer subscriptions)

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

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 July 2020 Review

 

Bookroo sends the books individually wrapped each month. I love this festive 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.

 

You’re All Kinds of Wonderful by Nancy Tillman – Retail Value $17.99 (found here for $10.67)

I just love this book! I am already a fan of this author and was so excited to see such a sweet book from her. Not only are the pictures full of diverse characters and critters, but these illustrations are beautiful and magical. This book has such a sweet message about how everyone has special traits inside them but you just have to find them, and sometimes it even takes practice. The wording is poetic and filled with rhymes that will make this one of those books that your child will want to read over and over again. You’ll enjoy it too as it lets your children know how special all of their differences make them.

 

The Story Book Night by Helen Docherty – Retail Value $17.99 (found here for $14.63)

This next book is also filled with beautiful illustrations but stylistically it is so different. This one features rhyming text that flows quickly and is easy to read. Leo the knight is told he must fight dragons, but all he wants to do is read. While he encounters some pretty scary creatures, he uses his knowledge and books to help him and still manages to become the hero. This story had a good message, too!

Verdict:  I was happy with this month’s Bookroo picture book selections. They were two very different styles but filled with sweet messages and wonderful illustrations. The total retail value of our books comes to $35.98 which is pretty good for a $24.94 ($19.95 + $4.99 shipping)/month box. With sale prices, we are just a bit over that at $25.30, but I love that these books are vetted for you and come straight to your door wrapped up so beautifully!

To Wrap Up:

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

From Bookroo:

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.

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

Value Breakdown: At $24.94 ($19.95 + $4.99 shipping) for this box, you are paying approximately $12.47 per book.

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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Written by Brandi Dowell

Brandi Dowell

Brandi has loved the idea of subscription boxes since joining Birchbox in 2013. Now that she’s a mother of 3, she loves finding unique boxes to educate and entertain her kids while enjoying some more pampering boxes for herself. Her favorites these days are Lillypost, KiwiCo boxes & Wicked Good Perfume!

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