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Frequently Asked Questions

Please find a list of our most commonly asked questions below. If you do not find your answer here, please get in touch at our contact us page.

 

Inspire Book Box is a book box subscription company to share the love of reading with 0-6yr olds. Each box has been purposefully curated by a book loving team of qualified teachers, parents and children.

We offer:

  1. Our Little Hands box is for children aged 0-2 and consists mainly of hardcover books and other surprises.
  2. Our Bigger Hands box is for children aged 3-6 and is filled with books that encourage story telling and early reading skills and of course, other little surprises.
  3. The Many Hands box is designed for families with children in both the 0-2 and 3-6 age ranges with books and surprises for all.
  4. Gift Boxes for readers of all ages in our shop

The aim of our boxes is to bring a new theme to life each month using books, craft, gifts and cooking activities. We also provide parents cards with book summaries and extension ideas to engage your little ones and encourage reading time.

Our boxes cost between $37.99 - $39.99 (plus shipping).

The monthly subscriptions are available in three different plans:

  • Month-by-month plans are $39.99 (plus shipping) and you are billed each month.
  • 3 Month plans are discounted to $38.99 per month (plus shipping) and you prepay for the three months.
  • 6 Month plans are discounted to $37.99 per month (plus shipping) and you prepay for the six months.

Of course! There is a gifts section on the shop page. If you want to leave a gift message (which we will handwrite) just type it in the Gift message box on the checkout page

Our boxes ship on the 25th of each month ensuring you have them on the 1st of the following month.

Yes! We would love to share Inspire Book Box with the World. Please send us a photo of your little reader enjoying their box.

We pass on a flat rate of $9.95 per box for domestic, $12.95 for New Zealand, and $22.95 for international shipping. We strive to constantly keep prices low and as soon as we find better rates we will pass them directly onto you!

If you’re headed away and need to pause, No Problem! Just head to your account page (the link is on the top of the front page) and go into "manage your subscription". Here you can pause your subscription whilst your away. Alternatively contact us. We are happy to help out.

When you subscribe you will be billed immediately for your first month. After that you will be billed on the 20th of the month here after.

*Note - If you select a 3 or 6 month upfront plan you will be billed for the entire amount at the time of subscription. As your plan ends you will be automatically renewed to the same subscription level as your original purchase.

We hope you will love our boxes as much as us and never leave! However, we do understand that even the best of things must end sometimes!

You can cancel an order in the "Manage your Subscription" section of your account aswell.

To ensure you are not billed for unwanted cycles, please cancel by the 15th of the month.

We love partnering with other local businesses that share the passion of reading as much as we do. Head to our contact us page, fill out the form, and we will be touch.

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'Dinosaur Detectives' Bigger Hands Premium Box 'Dinosaur Detectives' Bigger Hands Premium Box

Dinosaurs may be extinct from the face of the planet, but they are alive and well in our imaginations.

Dinosaurs hold a special place in the hearts of children. These magnificent creatures ruled our Earth for thousands of years. This box is designed to provide your readers with a look into how these creatures lived and the people who research them.

What is included:

  • There are 3 fabulous books in your box 
    • Dino Detective in Training, Tracey Turner Your reader will explore what it takes to become a top palaeontologist.
    • How Many Dinosaurs Deep, Ben Kitchin and Vicki Fieldhouse Your reader will love following Jim to conquer his fears.
    • T-Rex Would Not Make A Good Knight, Thomas Kingsley Troupe - Your reader will delight in watching Julie as she tries to prove she could be a knight.
  • The individual book guides included in the parent booklet will provide an overview of these wonderful books, suggestions on how to enhance the reading experience and educational tips to extend your reader. 
  • Book inspired play activities and crafts:
    • Dinosaur crossword
    • How many dinosaurs counting game
    • Spot the difference
    • Dinosaur shadow matching
    • Five giant dinosaurs song
    • Colouring in
    • Find the friends maze
  • Dinosaur Mask Colour and Play Craft
  • The engagement gift is four fun Miniature Dinosaur Figurines, perfect for encouraging pretend play and storytelling.
  • A fun to make, delicious dinosaur footprint cookie recipe your reader will love creating.
$54.95 Sold out
'Fun At Home' Little Hands Mini Box 'Fun At Home' Little Hands Mini Box

Play is the engine of real learning.

When we are little, we spend so much of our time at home with our parents and families. So it’s no surprise that most of our children’s learning happens at home. And over the years, we have come to understand that for most children, play is the best way to encourage learning and consolidation of ideas.

What is included:

  • There are 3 fabulous books in your box 
    • Play Time and Bath Time, Toddle Time Your reader will love exploring these great door hanger books which can be carried with you throughout the house.
    • Funny Faces Animal Masks, Lake Press Books - Your reader will love this fun mask book with eye-cutouts, with 5 great animal masks to try out. 
  • Book inspired play activities and crafts for your little reader:
    • Children Playing Colouring In
    • Letter Trace A
    • Bathtime Shadow Matching
    • Playtime Maze
    • Animal Puzzles
    • Roll and Match Game
  • 1 hands on crafts for your little reader:
    • Lift the Flap Counting
  • The engagement gifts for your little reader are a fun wooden puzzle, perfect for quiet time activities, and an A is for Australia magnet, perfect for hanging your artwork on the fridge! There's also a bonus mystery gift.
  • A delicious and fun fruit and veggie vehicle recipe.
$49.95
'Mythical Creatures' Many Hands Mini Box 'Mythical Creatures' Many Hands Mini Box

It simply isn't an adventure worth telling if there aren't any dragons.

From unicorns to fairies, dragons to trolls, mythical creatures abound in stories and our imaginations.  Are these really creatures from a long ago, more magical time?  Or are they just fantastical expressions of the human imagination, stories built up over the centuries to become part of our modern literature. This theme is designed to embrace the magic of these creatures and have some fun imagining what life would be like if they truly existed.

What is included:

  • There are 3 fabulous books in your box 
    • The Extremely Greedy Dragon, Jessica Barrah and Chris Saunders Your reader will love following Georgie and Dragon as they search for food in the village.
    • Moonbeam the Fairy Dragon, Clare Bevan and Cally Johnson-Isaacs Your reader will enjoy meeting all the amazing animals at the magical zoo.
    • My Magical Castle, Campbell Books Your reader will love exploring the magical castle with Dragon and his friends.
  • The individual book guides included in the parent booklet will provide an overview of these wonderful books, suggestions on how to enhance the reading experience and educational tips to extend your reader. 
  • Book inspired play activities and crafts for your bigger reader:
    • Mythical Creatures Wordsearch
    • Mythical Creatures Alpha Sort
    • Dragon Colouring In
    • Dragon Spot the Difference
    • Unicorn Dot to Dot
    • Little Dragon Song
  • Book inspired play activities and crafts for your little reader:
    • Mythical Creatures Picture Match
    • Number Trace
    • Unicorn Colouring In
    • Fairy Maze
    • Complete the Pattern
    • Little Dragon Song
  • Hhands on craft activity for your bigger reader:
    • Cellophane Dragon
  • Hands on craft activity for your little reader:
    • Unicorn Pot Plant
  • The engagement gift for your bigger reader is a unicorn spinning top, perfect for practising fine motor skills and patience.
  • The engagement gift for your little reader is a fun knight and dragon pegboard, perfect for hanging precious items from.
  • There is also a bonus gift, a mermaid stamp, for your readers to share.
  • A delicious mermaid icecream recipe your reader will love creating.
$62.95