Nothing makes a better gift for children than box sets of books. They are my very favorite thing to wrap up and deliver to babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and beginning readers. So let’s take a look at some of my go-to books for kids.
Book Book Box Sets for Babies & Toddlers
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Peek-a Who? Box Set by Nina Laden brings back such fun memories for me. My youngest loved the little mirror at the back of each book.
Buzz, Splash, Zoom, Roar!: 4-Book Karen Katz Lift-The-Flap… by Karen Katz delights little ones because they get to lift-the-flaps and discover little surprises.
Boynton’s Greatest Hits the Big Blue Box: Moo, Baa, La La… by Sandra Boynton contains some of the best of the best Boynton books. Every little one needs a few Boynton books in their life. Full of rhythm, song, and lovable creatures.
Nature Friends Lift-a-Flap Boxed Set 4-Pack: Little Red Barn, Little Blue Boat, Little Green Frog, and Little Yellow Bee (Chunky Lift a Flap) by Ginger Swift contain some nice and sturdy flaps to lift. Plus, they are small enough to pop into the diaper bag.
Otis and the Animals Board Book Boxed Set by Loren Long are beautiful. You’ll be surprised how easily you can fall in love with a tractor.
Preschool Box Sets of Books
Peek Inside Box Set by Usborne is a fun and informative lift-the-flap set. Books include the following topics: the zoo, animal homes, on the farm, in the garden, at night, and inside the world of dinosaurs.
Jon Klassen’s Hat Box by Jon Klassen makes a very elegant gift. The books come in a beautiful hard case that opens from the top.
Dragons Love Tacos Book and Toy Set With Book and Dragon… by Daniel Salmieri and Adam Rubin is pure silly fun. Pair this with some taco fixings and you’ve got yourself a little taco family reading dinner party.
Amazing Machines: Big Truckload of Fun by Tony Mitton is for all the vehicle lovers in your life.
Box Sets of Books for Beginning Readers and Indpendent Readers
Elephant & Piggie: The Complete Collection by Mo Willems is a must for new readers. Super funny and perfect for building reading fluency.
Urgency Emergency! Boxed Set #1-4 by Dosh Archer are fun, clever, and entertaining. New readers will love them.
Mercy Watson Boxed Set: Adventures of a Porcine Wonder: Books… by Kate DiCamillo is another colorful early chapter series with an adorable main character who loves buttered toast.
Dog Man: The Supa Epic Collection by Dav Pilkey is hands-down my oldest son’s favorite graphic novel series ever. I think he’s read each one at least 20 times.
Hilo: Out-Of-This-World Boxed Set by Judd Winick is another graphic novel series that is a hit with boys and girls.
Zapato Power Boxed Set #1-3 by Jacqueline Jules is an early chapter book series that my youngest has enjoyed reading and listening to as audiobook.
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Speaking of boxes… How about arranging to have a box of books delivered to your child’s door each month. Book box subscriptions are a wonderful treat for kids to look forward to. I’ve tested out lots of them and here are my top picks complete with unboxing videos.—>Favorite Book Box Subscriptions
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