This post is sponsored by Put Me In The Story

By Kayla Garritano

Give your kids the gift of reading this Christmas, but with a fun, unique twist! Personalized books for kids by Put Me In The Story takes bestselling books and beloved, famous characters to create personalized books complete with the child’s name, photo, and a message from the gift giver! Your child will love the fact that they can become a part of the story and engage more in their reading! In 2016, Put Me In The Story published over 60 new books with partners like Disney, National Geographic Kids, Curious George, Harper Collins, Sesame Street, Star Wars, The Avengers, and more. In our product review, we got a look at a few of their favorite titles.

These favorite titles will be sure to give you a few parenting tips on what to buy for your child this holiday season:

Dream Big, Princess! 

In the magical book, Dream Big, Princess, 11 Disney Princesses tell their stories, encouraging young children to dream big, believe in themselves, and work hard to achieve their dreams! In this beautifully illustrated book, your little child, usually targeted from 4-8 years old, will write, draw, and imagine all the things she can be, led by the adventurous, independent, and ever-faithful Disney princesses! The journey begins with a personalized letter and Princess Passport, which your child can use to check off each princess as they read their stories. Whether she’s putting together a restaurant menu alongside Tiana, listing treasures she’s found on her travels like Ariel, or comparing her bookshelf to Belle’s, your little one will learn that being a princess is more than just wearing fancy dresses and living in a castle…it’s about being brave, honorable, kind, and hardworking. At the end, they can even match up each princess with her greatest wish, then fill in a special page with her own hopes and dreams! It’s motivational and inspirational! You can purchase your child’s happily ever after for $34.99 on hardcover or $29.99 on paperback!

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Dream Big, Princess! Personalized Book

Fancy Nancy Tea Parties

For $34.99, you can personalize your own Fancy Nancy Tea Parties. Hostess Fancy Nancy shares some secret hostess tips with your little one, usually targeted from ages 4-8. From recipes and crafts to etiquette tips and French lessons, this precious personalized book contains everything your child needs to throw the perfect tea party. It also includes a personalized letter from Nancy herself to your child! Plus, your child’s name is worked into the text and has adorable illustrations throughout the book. Wrap up with a set of recipe cards from the Fancy Nancy’s kitchen. Best of all, show off your kid’s hard work and success by cutting out and framing the certificate declaring your child a graduate of Fancy Nancy’s Tea Party Course!

Fancy Nancy Tea Parties Personalized Book

Pete the Cat

Looking to find a personalized book for your even younger child? Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses is just for you. Meant for kids aged 1-3, follow the journey of Pete the Cat to see how he turns his  his not-so-great day around with a pair of blue magic sunglasses thanks to Grumpy Toad! This personalized book teaches your child about seeing the world in a whole new way. It also features your child’s name and photo along with an encouraging dedication message from you. The coolest part of the book? Your child plays a special part in the story! They are the one to let Grumpy Toad borrow the magic sunglasses in the first place! Because of your child, he’s not so grumpy after all. As Pete the Cat travels through town, he meets friends that could use a little bit of magic. Your kid will be taught to find the good in every day with the help of this story. For $34.99, any day can go from gloomy to great—all it takes is a little magic from within!

Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses Personalized Book

National Geographic Kids Collection

Teach your child a little more about the wonders of the world with personalized books from National Geographic Kids. Topics include animals, dinosaurs, ocean animals and space. These fun an educational books will help your child learn about the world around them. Each book is $34.99 on hardcover and $19.99 on paperback, but who can put a price on learning? The Animals books explores the rain forest, the ocean, and the icecaps with a personalized guide. Each page features beautiful photos of the coolest creatures along with providing quick facts about its size, diet, and habitat. There are also questions asked in the book to keep your little zoologist engaged. The books on dinosaurs discusses all the types of dinosaurs while asking your child questions, providing answers, containing a pronunciation guide, and on the final pages, your child can mark the dinosaur qualities they like best, then draw themselves as a dinosaur! Ocean Animals guides your child through the deep blue sea, naming sea creatures as well as plants, and engages your child with personal questions. On the final pages, your little one can mark their favorite animal traits, then draw an ocean creature that exhibits all of them! Lastly, the book on space tells your little reader all about the galaxy and beyond. On the final pages, your child can name their own comet and draw the night sky! All these books can be personalized with your child’s names, photo and special dedication message!

National Geographic Kids, Book of Animals

Isabella: Girl in Charge

The last book on the holiday guide is Isabella: Girl in Charge. Inspire your child to dream bigger and reach for the stars with this motivational story.  Your child steps into the story as a spunky, purple-haired girl on a journey to the White House. Along the way, she learns about some of the amazing women who came before her. These doers, dreamers, lawmakers, and trailblazers helped create the world we live in today, one where your little believer can be anything they strive to be. This book is on sale for $34.99 hardcover, and $19.99 paperback. Include their name and photo along with a special message from you. At the end of the book, your child’s face will appear next to some of the nation’s greatest leaders! Show them that one day, they can be a great leader. So inspirational!

Isabella: Girl In Charge, Personalized Book

Don’t miss out on these must-have personalized books this holiday season!