Custom Tales: 13 Personalised Kids Books Mums Recommend

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penwizard personalised kids book
Personalised books for kids make storytime even more magical.

With adventure on every page and imagination at every turn, a book is something for parents and children to enjoy together. And when junior’s name gets added to the tale, it becomes something to treasure forever!

Little eyes light up when they recognise their name on the page, and stories come to life when friends and family get starring roles.

13 Best Personalised Kids Books Mums Recommend

A customised book helps little learners develop a passion for words from a young age. And when they’re the star of the book, it’s extra special.

In no particular order, here are 13 special personalised books for kids:


Leaping letters

Tinyme personalised story books come to life

TinyMe Books ($20): Musical pandas, swimming donuts, bossy colours and friendly alphabet letters all come to the life when you hover over the letters with Tinyme’s innovative app.

Buy now from Tiny Me


Unique in every way

Unique Children's Books, personalised kids books

Unique Children’s Books ($39.95): A special book just for them on their birthday. Personalise with their name and photo before they go off on safari and underwater adventures. Available for children aged 1 to 6 years old.

Buy now from Unique Children's Books

The book of you

The Book of Everyone ($58.90): A beautiful time capsule of everything special and significant in the year of your little one’s birth.

Buy now from Hard to Find

A big name in books

lost my name personalised story book

Wonderbly ($39.99): Inspiring almost two million kiddies in 189 countries, the Wonderbly books are modern classics. Go on ‘The Incredible Intergalactic Journey Home’ or find kiddo’s name in the original.

Buy now from Wonderbly

Lights, reading, action!

identity direct personalised Frozen story book

Identity Direct My Adventure Books (from $14.99): Bursting with action, Identity Direct books see tykes rubbing shoulders (well, sentences) with licensed movie characters, TV heroes and dinosaurs! Siblings and friends are in on it too.

Buy now from Identity Direct

Do it yourself story book

DIY Story Book ($19.99): Personalise things even more with a do it yourself book! The Lemon Tree Book Company creates a story, then kids and grown-ups assemble their book together at home. Oh, and it includes stickers!

Buy now from Lemon Tree Book Co

Lots to love

Dinkleboo personalised children's books

Dinkleboo (from $24.99): Over 40 titles to choose from and one main character in mind – a kiddo called [insert son/daughter’s name here].

Buy now from Dinkle Boo

And… magic!

my magic name book personalised kids story

My Magic Name Book ($36.74): will cast a spell on kiddies, with the personal touch coming from a wizard’s wand or Santa.

Buy now from Etsy

Open wide, come inside

magic door adventure personalised kids book

Magic Door Adventure ($36.81): With a magic door spelling out their name and lots of rhyming along the way, this magical yarn unlocks storytime fun.

Buy now from Etsy

Into the classics

u star novels personalised books

U Star Novels ($24.95): Older children can move past short stories and step into full-length classics, thanks to these personalised novels. Hello Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan ($24.95).

Buy now from U Star Novels

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