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The Best Children’s Books in a Fun-Filled Box A perfect gift for babies & young children. Read the books, play with the rest!

Personalized gift enclosures featuring your choice of "boxy" artwork by beloved children's book author/illustrators!

A gift in two parts: 100% eco-friendly packaging designed to be played with, for "old-school" exploration and fun!

Hand-picked children's books perfect for sharing and library building. You choose or let us help! Optional toys, tees, and cuddlies, too.

Box "User's Guides" organized by age and stage. Fun ideas for healthy, hands-on learning and play!

Learning, health, and fun: simple as a box of children's books.

  • Simple: easy to order new baby gift, or for any occasion
  • Box: 100% eco-and-play-friendly packaging inspires imagination
  • Books: build a child's library and love of reading
  • Meaningful: hand-picked books & toys, personalized gift enclosures
  • Mission: designed by a pediatrician and art educator

(have fun!)

The mission of blue manatee boxes is to provide unique gift boxes for babies and young children featuring children's books and materials that promote reading, creative play, and parent-child engagement, in a fun, affordable, sustainable, and developmentally-sound manner.

Parents' Choice Approved Award Winner for excellence in children's books, media and toys. Learn more

Dr. Toy Best Green Product Winner for sustainable, educationally oriented, developmental and skill building products for children. Learn more

Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award selected by moms and early childhood education professionals. Learn more

Selected by expert product testers as a quality, eco-friendly, Top Educational Gift for children. Learn more

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