The Readings Kids' Book Subscription

What is it?

The Readings Kids’ Book Subscription is the perfect gift for the littlest people in your life – a new-release picture book in the post every month handpicked by our children’s book experts, and delivered straight to your lucky recipient.

It is the ideal birthday, Christmas or welcome to the world present for any child aged 0-4 years old. The subscription is available for purchase exclusively from the Readings online store.

Share the lifelong joy of reading with those closest to you, even from afar.

‘When I was little, one of my father’s ex-colleagues would send me, unannounced, a book. He had a bookseller select the book for him and they were always perfect; it gave me immense pleasure to receive that special parcel each month. When I had grandchildren I wanted to do the same thing for them and I turned to our marvellous and award-winning children’s booksellers to guide me. Now with the Readings Kids' Book Subscription, that service and advice is available for the little people in your life.’

Mark Rubbo, Readings managing director

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How it works

  • Choose your subscription
    Choose from two options: a six month subscription ($185) or a ten month subscription ($300). Each book is selected monthly by our expert children’s booksellers, and then lovingly gift wrapped and posted out to the nominated address.*
  • Personalise your first card
    The recipient will receive a welcome card, with the option of a personalised handwritten message. To personalise your card, please include your desired message in the ‘notes’ box on the check out page.
  • Send it around the world
    For international orders, the subscription is $420AUD for 10 months and $260AUD for six months, which includes monthly postage. Please purchase the regular subscription, and our staff will contact you to arrange the additional international shipping costs.

Which book will I receive this month?

November’s book of the month is the inspiring new picture book about creating change Sofia Valdez, Future Prez, by the brilliant creators of Iggy Peck, Architect and Ada Twist, Scientist.


*To receive the current book of the month, you must place your order by the first Monday of this month. Any orders placed after the first Monday will have their subscription commence in the following month