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British reading journeys for 8-12 year olds

A Travelling Reader book box just for children! Inspire your child with a love of reading and travel!

Your child can receive a specially-chosen fiction book set in a different area around the British Isles every month! Plus, book-related or place-related items, too! Where will your child take their next reading journey?

Price £23.99 monthly. Cancel anytime

OPTIONAL - Add a WELCOME PACK to your first order!

Your child will receive -

2 Union Jack pencils

a Junior Travelling Reader badge

a Junior Travelling Reader bookmark

AND a wall chart and sticker for them to map their future reading journeys!

£4.99 or FREE for the first 25 subscribers

What's in the box?

A British-based fiction book for readers aged approximately 8-12.

A book-related bookmark with a special quote from the book.

Something to eat either book-related or place-related.

Five photos of the area in which the story is set tucked within the pages.

A themed gift item related to the story or the place the book is set.

ALSO: Depending on the box, your reading journey may include quizzes, tourist information, educational facts about the area, and sometimes even a letter from the AUTHOR!!

Price £23.99 monthly. Cancel anytime

Simply subscribe on a month-by-month plan for your child, grandchild, or favourite young reader. We'll send them their first month's box on the scheduled release date which is around the 20th of the month (don't forget to include the welcome pack, too!). Then, sit back, wait for the postman and watch that face light up with delight! Don't forget to share your unboxing photos with us. We love to see the joy our boxes bring. Thereafter, your ongoing subscription will ensure your child receives a monthly book box with fantastic items. Where will their reading take them?

You are free at any time to either skip or cancel your subscription.

Price £23.99 monthly. Cancel anytime

How does it work?

Add to your box!

OPTIONAL - Add a BRITISH BOOK POCKET to your first order!

Truly celebrate British reading journeys with this exclusive British flag book pocket. 

Just the right size to protect your child's new book as they read.

Introductory price £9.99.* 

(*Price from August 10th will be £12.99.)

What are others saying?

"This is the perfect book box for my youngest grandchild who just loves to read."

"Delightful box full of so many great things! Rory was overjoyed to receive his first box!"

"My daughter was so pleased to receive this box - it is perfect for her"

Price £23.99 monthly. Cancel anytime

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General and subscription enquiries: info@thetravellingreader.com

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