6 Best Book Subscriptions for Kids in Australia That Bookworms Will Adore

A monthly book subscription box or a prepaid book subscriptions make a fantastic gift for book-loving kids or for parents with a new baby that already have all the practical baby gear.

Purchase a gift book subscription and surprise the gift recipient with a new title depending on their age, gender and interests. It’s literally the gift that keeps on giving!

Reading to children and encouraging kids to read independently is one of the best ways to nurture their minds and adventurous spirits.

Here are some great book subscriptions for kids delivering to Australia.

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A Faraway Books subscription will get your child to fall in love with reading from a very young age.

Their subscriptions inspire children to read more and to challenge and grow their reading ability. Book bundles are hand-picked and available for newborns until 12-year-olds.

A book subscription from Faraway Books is also the perfect gift for your little niece or nephew, your grandchild, or any kid at all! The books will take them on wild journeys of wonder and imagination, to strange and exciting lands, with amazing and hilarious new friends. And every month, the adventure begins again.

All you have to do is select the age category of the child, the subscription length, the number of books in the bundle and fill out a questionnaire that helps them pick the right books.

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A gift-wrapped set of books from Faraway Books - book subscriptions for kids

2. Inspire Book Box

Inspire Book Box is a childrens book subscription that will ignite your child’s love of reading, learning, creating and imagining.

Build your child’s diverse book collection, and instill in them a life long love of learning with our exceptional range of quality books, themed book boxes, unique book series, hands on crafts, playful learning products and fun gift options.

Their range of themed subscription book boxes, unique book series and high quality books, combined with hands-on crafts, playful learning products and fun gift options, will inspire any child to love reading.

Order an Inspire Book Box subscription and get 10% off your order by shopping with my link and adding my exclusive discount code TOT10.

3. WellRead

WellRead is book subscription online that curates quality fiction and non-fiction titles for its monthly and bi-monthly subscriptions, with a strong focus on new releases to avoid sending you something you’ve already read.

The WellRead kids book subscription is $29 for a book per month, but is also available for a book every second month. The subscription is recommended for 0-6yo.

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4. Readings Kids 

Get a 6 or 12 month picture book subscription from Readings Kids and give the gift of reading.

Each month, their children’s book subscription Australia selects a picture book that best suits children from 1-5yo. It is then conveniently delivered straight to your doorstep ready for your kids to enjoy their new story book.

A 6 months book subscription for kids, including postage for your monthly book subscription Australia wide is $185, 11 months is $340.

For the littlest book lovers, a board book subscription is also available.

Related: Best bookshops in Melbourne

Readings Kids Book Subscription

5. The Little Bookroom

The Little Bookroom an Australian book subscription online that offers a Seasonal Subscription, with 3 handpicked books, wrapped in brown paper and tied with string, delivered every 3 months.

Choose from picture books ($85, for 2-6yo), preschool/prep ($45), years 1 & 2 ($50), years 3 & 4 ($55), years 5 & 6 ($60), and high school ($65).

Related: Best kids bookshops in Melbourne

Little Bookroom Kids Book Subscription

6. The Creative Toy Shop

On top of selling wonderful toys which are excellent for play-based learning, The Creative Toy Shop also offers reading book subscription boxes that aim to instil a love of reading in your little ones while also teaching them to value books and storytelling.

The Creative Toy Shop‘s book subscriptions are specially curated and designed for both girls and boys and cater to kids between the ages of 0-2 years and ages 3 and up.

They also offer a Family book subscription box which will include 1 book from each of their age ranges.

Each Month the Little Readers Subscription Box contains 2 books and a list of activity ideas to extend on the theme and content of each book.

Should you already own books from our store, make sure to leave them a note at checkout so they can do their best not to duplicate what you already have.

The cost of their subscription box starts at $34.90 a month and already includes free shipping. There are only a limited number of boxes per month so if you’re interested in testing them out, make sure to check out your box as soon as possible to avoid missing out



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About Joyce Watts

Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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