Books your kids will LOVE!

Every month, our children's book experts hand-pick and deliver award-winning books and gifts targeted to your child's age and interests. 

What's Inside a Reading Bug Box?

Every Reading Bug Box is unique. Each box is hand-picked by our staff to match your child's interests and reading level.

Great Books

2-4 books, hand-selected and matched to each child's individual interests.

Creative Extras

An extra gift, game or craft item to match themes explored in the books and to encourage engagement.

Monthly Note

A personalized note from our staff with great discounts to help you discover new titles and suggested follow-up reads & gifts.

Reading Bug Box is a perfect fit for all ages and stages of development...

Read aloud from birth to foster a positive parent-child bond.
Read aloud and play, learn & explore new topics together.
Read aloud or read alone. Perfect picks help inspire new readers.
Read alone. Explore new genres and expand minds & imaginations.

Here's How It Works...

Step 1

You choose your plan and tell us all about your reading bug's age, interests and reading skill.

Step 2

Our kidlit experts match great books and extras, lovingly pack your Reading Bug Box and send.

Step 3

You delight in watching your reading bug learn, thrive and expand their imagination!

Meet the Staff of The Reading Bug...

 The Reading Bug is a family-owned, independent children's bookstore in San Carlos, CA, and our staff delights in matching the very best books to the unique interests of every child. Our mission is help everyone - from the most reluctant readers to the most voracious - and we love helping children expand their minds and branch out into new genres, or watch them eagerly  come back for the next book in a series!