We learned very quickly this year that picking up a good book and fully immersing yourself if a great form of escapism. I’ve always known that, however time was never on our side… for most of this year, it really was!
Finding a book swap hamper was a highlight of our lockdown walks and I hoovered up several romance novels whilst lazing in the garden, with Liv getting stuck into good reads too. However, there is nothing quite like a classic, so the chance to check out the In The Book range of personalised books was a great excuse to choose a trusted favourite that Liv would love!
Personalised Books From In The Book
It has been many moons since I organised a personalised book for Liv, so it was refreshing to notice a books for teenagers section on the In The Book site. Whether you are gift shopping for children or adults, there is wide range of reading materials on the site, perfect for all occasions that can easily be personalised to create a wonderful keepsake.
It was an easy decision, as soon as I spotted Swallows and Amazons, I knew it was the perfect book for Liv! Something she has not had the chance to read yet, a book I loved when I was younger and as a little adventurer, I knew she would just immerse herself in it and soak up the fabulous story. Snuggling up with her fleecy blankets in her comfy corner with a good read is the perfect escapism from all the homework that is currently being loaded onto her!
What makes it even more special is the ability to personalise not only the front cover of the hardback book, but also include a special message in the book too. The personalised aspect really does change a book into a keepsake, something special that needs to be cherished.
The actual Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome hardback book is quite hefty! Priced at £14.99 which includes the personalisation on the front cover and up to 80 character message on the inside, I find this very reasonable for a gift that has such meaning. Delivery starts from £3.99, though quicker options are available. I found delivery to be really quicker, quicker than expected, however that isn’t an excuse to leave present buying until the last minute!
The copy and illiustrations in the book are fantastic! As you can see, it was a struggle to hold the book apart for images, but with 350 pages in total, it will be a good read for Liv!
Gift box options are available on a selection of books to add an extra little prestige to your very special gift. If you find yourself in a hurry for a last minute gift idea, In the Book offer a next day delivery option for personalised softback books when placed before 12pm.
Whether you have a birthday occasion coming up or you are searching for Christmas gift ideas, In The Book have a vast range that cover a lot of styles.
What is your favourite go-to read? Have you found yourself reading more this year?
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