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Reading Box is a trading name of How Novel Ltd (Registered in England. Company number: 10999545)

Gift Subscriptions

The gift that keeps on giving

Our flagship offering, get a handpicked book chosen based on your child's interests and ability delivered to your door. Accompanied by educational activities and other goodies, this is the perfect gift to get your child off screens and ignite a lifelong love of reading.

Why give a reading box?

Every aspect of a Reading Box is tailored to your little one. They will love opening a package with their name on that is just for them. It helps make reading fun, not a chore!



The rise of digital devices is one of the leading concerns of parents and carers today. Reading Box is a great alternative to online technology to help reduce a child's screen time.

Reduce Screen


Every Reading Box features a pack of educational activities written by teachers in line with the National Curriculum, helping to improve their English, Grammar and Reading skills.



In our technological age, children are using their imaginations less and less. This is detrimental to their development. Reading is the perfect antidote to this, as are our activities.

Engage their


What do you get?


Your own special personal Message!

How it works


Choose which Gift Subscription you would like and provide us with a few details about the recipient. Choose whether you would like the Welcome Pack to be posted to yourself or the recipient.


The day after your order has been placed, we will post a personalised Welcome Pack so they have something to open on the day if it is a special occasion such as a birthday!


Using the information in the Welcome Pack the recipient can set up their subscription with the help of an adult. They will complete our detailed reading preferences survey 'The Quiz' before we send their first box.


On the 5th of the month after the subscription has been activated, the first box will be shipped to the recipient for them to open. This is where the real magic begins! 


The reader should fill out the Feedback Card in their box so we can improve their next book selections. The next Reading Boxes are the dispatched on the same date of each following month for subscription term.

Choose one to get started: