The Lollipop Book Club is a gift company specializing in a monthly gift of books for children. On the first of each month, a book is mailed to the child along with a really cute, handcrafted lollipop. The first lollipop matches the occasion with a birthday or holiday theme. Each subsequent lollipop is a unique and whimsical creation that children adore. A personal note from the gift-giver is also included with each book. The note is printed on a sticker that can be placed on the inside book cover.
They offer 3-month, 6-month, and 12-month packages in both hardcover and paperback formats.
We have organized our packages according to age and theme to make the selection process easy for our customers. Single hardcover books are also available to purchase as gifts. In addition, we offer Caldecott and Newberry Medal books, and books to help kids cope with challenges such as moving, death, bullying, adoption, and many others.
Every month we expand upon the books we offer. It is a time-consuming process because of our highly-selective nature in choosing the books. We seek out only those books that have received strong reviews from critics and readers. The research and work involved is worth it because our customers can be assured that every book is a winner. In essence, we have done all of the shopping already and our customers just have to pick the most suitable package for their child.
I received one of their great book packages and boy is it fun! Complete with an award winning book and three lollipops to appease the masses, this was absolutely a hit and the book is FABULOUS! The lollipops aren’t your average sucker either … nope, they are very fun old fashioned style lollipops with super fun animals and bugs on them! Almost too cute to eat!!!! I honestly think it would be an AMAZING gift …. Christmas anyone?
I asked Karen, owner of Lollipop Book Club, what inspired her to start this wonderful business:
I have three children and witnessed how quickly the toys accumulated, many of them sitting on shelves and hardly ever touched. For this reason, I always prefer to give them books, and though they like to read, the books were not the most popular present in the pile. So I started to find ways to make giving books more fun. Sometimes I send them on scavenger hunts to find the book. Or I give the book the night before the celebration so that it stands out in its own right.
This led me to think about how to give books more creatively as birthday presents for other children. Whenever my children were invited to birthday parties, I would mail the book ahead of time with a little treat. I received tremendous feedback from the parents, and this became my inspiration for starting The Lollipop Book Club.
There are several reasons why The Lollipop Book Club makes a great gift:
- Kids love to get packages in the mail.
- The gift is personalized with a note on sticker so that the child always remembers who sent it.
- The gift is delivered over a period of several months, creating an extended gift experience for the child.
- The gift is perfect for hard-to-buy-for children (i.e. nieces, nephews, friends’ kids etc.) when you don’t know what they have or need already. A kid can always use a new book.
- For grandparents who do not live close to their grandchildren, The Lollipop Book Club is an excellent way to stay in touch.
- A single book gift makes a great present for birthday parties when you don’t want to just give another toy.
- If a customer wants to send a gift to two children close in age in the same home, they can order one book package and then just add extra lollipops to their order.
Their best sellers are the Books for Girls and Books for Boys packages as well as the products in the 8 to 12 category.
Karen has offered all of you two discounts to take advantage of … a $3 discount off of any Single Hardcover Book gift order (promo code: sale3off) and $10 discount off of any 12-Month package (promo code: sale10off).
She has also offered one lucky reader the opportunity to choose a single hardcover gift book with lollipop! To enter, go to Lollipop Gift Club and take a look around. Come back here and tell me what you love about this idea and what book you would choose from the page linked to above. This contest ends on November 14th and is open only for shipping to USA addresses.