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Product Review: Kingdom of You from Lostmy.name

Product Review: Kingdom of You from Lostmy.name

Chances are, that if you are a parent of small children then you read a lot of books. There IS nothing better than spending time with your children, and reading magical books.  In fact, it is recommended that all children read 1000 books before they start school. If you are like me, then you are always on the look out for beautiful, vibrant and engaging picture books that you know your children will adore. There are so many classics that we all love and cherish, and then, every now and then, a new one comes along that just captures your imagination.

You may have come across my previous reviews of the LostMy.Name series of personalised books. Ella and Hudson have both adored seeing themselves immersed in stories of wonder and awe. Previously, Ella was lucky enough to have her own story of adventure, finding the letters to her name as she met some curious and creative creatures along the way. Hudson has found himself lost in space, trying to find his way back home to Melbourne. Both stories are personalised with not only their name, but loved facets of their life.

Their new offering is Kingdom of You.  Literally creating a kingdom that reveals their most loved possessions and treats.. This story is more than simply personalising it with their name. The Kingdom of You is a unique story built around a child’s favourite things. Whether they love dinosaurs and pizza, or princesses and pasta, each young reader is thrown into their own fantasy kingdom packed with whatever they love the most.  Everything in their dream-kingdom is named after them and it becomes their personal quest to clean it up after an unforgettable adventure. The story begins with a frustrated little girl (or boy if you choose) who is ‘fed up’ with grown ups telling her what to do. Escaping to a world of her own, she quickly finds herself in a world of decadence and wonder, until that it is, it all goes slightly wrong. Trying to get back home to her real world, and realising that sometimes it is better to just be happy with what you have. My Ella found herself the Queen of her kingdom, where Princesses helped her solve the problems of the day.  An ice cream monster becomes her arch nemeses as she tries to use wishes granted to her by a ‘laundry genie’ to help her get back home.

A beautiful story brought to life with amazing illustrations make this book a nightly favourite in our household…

Kingdom of You Lost my Name

This book is one of those gifts that will last a life time. Whether they are 5 or 10, they will cherish this story over and over. I simply love the entire range of LostMy.Name books, and have personally given so many as gifts, I’ve lost count! Priced at $39.95 with FREE SHIPPING, their turn around is super fast. Perfect if you’ve left it late! This is one of those reviews that I’m truly thrilled to share as it really is a quality product that families will adore.

To learn more head to their website where you can start creating your very own adventure!

 

Product Review: Lost My Name Book Series

Product Review: Lost My Name Book Series

I’m always on the look out for unique, personalised and thoughtful gifts for kids. Aside from my own NAME IT Prints (excuse the self endorsement), I love nothing more than giving beautiful books to children to develop their love of reading. So it came at no surprise then, at my reaction when I came across the LOST MY NAME series of books. I can honestly say that I don’t think I have found a better book to give to a child. Completely personalised, this series takes your child on a journey where they are the star. They are literally jumping off the page and are the main character in the story.

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The first book in their series is titled ‘The little girl (or boy) who lost their name’. You simply choose your character, add in the child’s name and it instantly creates a magical tale, all about them! This beautiful story helps your child develop an understanding of their own name, as they weave their way through a beautiful story of mystery and wonder. AS they journey along, they meet quirky and funny characters who help the little girl or boy find and rediscover their name. Letter by letter, they read on, beautifully rhymed and illustrated to help them find their way home. If your child is like mine, and has more than one of the same letter then you need not worry. The book cleverly tailors duplicate letters to different characters. As a family we read this to Ella almost every night. She is utterly obsessed and especially loves the personalised greeting at the front, which you can also add in yourself.

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The second and most recent series is called ‘The Incredible Intergalactic Journey Home’. This time, the book is tailored to your address of choosing. We created a book for our son Hudson, and he found his way home to our house in Melbourne. What is so fabulous is that they include not only a picture of your city, but a Google Map style birds eye view map above your house, and show the rocket zooming down to earth. It is honestly so beautiful and my children just love finding our house on the page where he almost arrives home.

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I have purchased and personalised so many of these books for my friends who have utterly loved them. There is nothing more beautiful and special than giving the gift of a book. What’s more, their books can be dedicated to your little one in the front cover, so it can be treasured forever.

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To purchase these beautiful books, simply head to their website here. They can be delivered to your door, or to the birthday girl or boy, and can even be gift wrapped. You will most certainly win the prize for best birthday present!!

kate