Togetherness, learning and health are as simple as a box of children’s books.
- 3 sizes: choose 3 books for $35, 6 books for $60 or 9 books for $85
- FREE standard shipping; expedited shipping available
- Easy to order — perfect for any occasion!
- Each box includes a gift card by a well-know children’s illustrator
- 100% eco- and play-friendly packaging inspires imagination
- Designed by a pediatrician and art educator
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blue manatee children’s bookstore provides the best in children’s books and related activities, hand-picked for their potential to engage young minds and stand the test of time. Visit us online at www.bluemanateebooks.com.
“…the books come packaged in an awesome, low-tech, plain ol’ cardboard box filled with biodegradable packing noodles, a sponge, a crayon, an instructional insert that encourages creative play and environmentally sound behavior, and (of course) the books.”
“Who needs an iPad when you have a cardboard box and some good children’s books?”
“Inspired by equal parts science and nostalgia, blue manatee boxes are custom gift boxes containing selections of hand-picked children’s board books, addressing key developmental needs of kids under three. They are also eco-friendly, mindfully designed where everything is usable…”
“Kids learn through plain ol’ play! Play on!”
“…What a smart baby gift idea, combining well known and true classic children’s books with eco-friendly packaging that also helps your wee one learn, develop and have fun.”
“At blue manatee children’s bookstore & decafé in Cincinnati, owner Dr. John Hutton published a trio of board books on some things in childhood that matter most— Pet, Yard, and Blanket — as part of his Baby Unplugged series. He’s also selling the books as part of a gift set for babies, blue manatee boxes, which are packaged with materials that encourage young children to play…”
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Boxes in Action!
blue manatee boxes in their natural habitat — your home! Box lovers come in all ages; join our gallery by sending pictures of your box creations and box-inspired art to email@example.com.
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