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YA Book Past Crates

October 2017: Dragon Slayer

 

Kristen Ciccarelli’s debut fantasy novel explores an intricately woven world of deception, inner darkness, and dragons—fantasy fans won’t be able to resist!

Included:

  • Book: The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli, published by Harper Collins
  • STORMCASTER sword bookmark
  • Signed bookplates from Kristen Ciccarelli
  • Author letter with artwork from Isabel Davis and Julia Iredale
  • Second book! The Complete Book of Dragons: A Guide to Dragon Species by Cressida Cowell
  • Dragon Slayer Candle by Flickering Tales
  • Dragon Scale Scarf – LitJoy Exclusive
  • Khaleesie’s Kisses Lip Balm by Nerdie Nifties
  • Jon Snow bookmark and original artwork on product card by Marta of Book Coyote Designs

Photo Credit:  @fearyourex

 

September 2017: Galaxy Games

 

With non-stop action, space recruits’ lives on the line, and the lethal backdrop of space, Nyxia is the perfect page-turner.

Included:

  • Book: Nyxia by Scott Reintgen, Published by Random House
  • Featured artist: Davood Diba of @dibadavood
  • The Ultimate Galaxy Soap by Silk Haven Gifts
  • Nyxia ring
  • Gel key pen
  • LitJoy Exclusive zipper pouch, designed by Calligraphy.org
  • Water-resistant bluetooth shower speaker
  • Sci-fi artwork by Davood Diba of @dibadavood

Photo Credit: @novelsandwords

August 2017: Wonder Woman

Included:

Photo Credit: @bookmongers

SOLD OUT

July 2017: Sleight of Hand

Perfect for fans of fantasy novels and time travel elements, this book crate is packed!

Included:

  • Book: The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell, published by Simon & Schuster
  • Featured artist: Stefanie Brown of @offbeatworlds
  • Orange Blossom perfume roller by Wick and Fable
  • Book Locket necklace from LitJoy
  • New York Jazz coloring book by Walter Foster Publishing
  • Jane Austen playing cards by Prosperoart
  • Inej print by Stefanie Brown of @offbeatworlds

Photo credit: @novelpairing

June 2017: Deadly Diviners

Pour a cup of tea and dive in to a book full of mystery and intrigue! Included:

  • Book: The Leaf Reader by Emily Arsenault, published by Penguin Random House
  • Featured artist: Liz Smith of @ohcapristudio
  • DIY Ceramic Tea Cup Planter
  • Leaf Earl Grey Cream Black Tea by BlueBird Tea
  • Pisces Bookmark by Till and Dill
  • Professor Trelawney print by Liz Smith of @ohcapristudio

Photo credit: @chapter_break

May 2017: Vengeance Blooms

Crate Includes

Photo Credit: @fyctionread

SOLD OUT

April 2017: Demons & Dreams

Crate Includes

  • Book: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
  • Featured artist: @lesyablackbird
  • Exclusive Dreamcatcher by LitJoy Crate
  • Weep candle and Bookmark coupon by Wick & Fable
  • Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales by Naomi Lewis
  • Karou Painting in Light print and original artwork by @lesyablackbird

Photo Credit: @spintale

SOLD OUT

March 2017: Galactic Pirates

Crate Includes

  • Book: Shadow Run by Adrianne Strickland
  • Featured artist: @dasstark
  • Star Wars-inspired tumbler: “Come to the Dark Side. We have books.” Designed by @bookotter
  • “Shadow” cotton candy by Pink Beehive Cotton Candy
  • Firefly-inspired wooden bookmark by Little Sapling Toys
  • Three Star Trek pins by LitJoy Crate
  • Bad Astronauts socks by Woven Pear
  • Newt Scamander print and original artwork by @dasstark

Photo Credit: @theliteraryllama

February 2017: Fire & Ice

Crate Includes

Photo Credit: @chapter_break

January 2017: Star Crossed

Crate Includes

  • Book: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth, published by Harper Collins
  • Featured artist: Jenny Hawkyard of Jezhawk Designs
  • Galaxy bracelet for your galactic travels
  • Blooming “Hushflower” buds tea
  • Fingerless gloves to keep your hands warm while reading
  • Vanilla lip scrub from Elle Pea Tee

Photo Credit: @acciobooksncoffee

December 2016: By My Blade

Crate Includes

  • Book: Scythe by Neal Schustermann with LitJoy exclusive author letter
  • Chocolate Fudge Brownie mug cake by Muggins
  • Odyssey Quote bookmark by Rock Paper Books
  • “Readers Gonna Read” zipper pouch custom designed by LitJoy with Cents of Style
  • 2017 mini “Today is Going to be a Great Day” calendar, by Workman Press
  • Marble “Scythe” Ring by Unforgettable Jules

Photo Credit: @BookStoreFinds

November 2016: Ruthless Rebellion

Crate Includes

  • Book: The Diabolic, by S.J. Kincade with signed book plate and LitJoy exclusive author letter, published by Simon and Schuster
  • Butterfly Flutter Notes, by Girl of All Work
  • Metal Butterfly Hair Clip
  • Storiarts Coupon
  • “I Need My Space” exclusive Galaxy Candle by The Leaky Candle
  • Shine Bright constellation socks by Woven Pear

Photo Credit: @watermelanies

October 2016: Blood Magic

Crate Includes

  • Book: Iron Cast, by Destiny Soriawith signed book plate and LitJoy exclusive author letter, published by Abrams
  • First Edition custom-blend Boston Tea and music note tea diffuser
  • Mini Edition Edgar Allen Poe: The Selected Works book of poetry, by Running Press + a bookmark
  • Out Of Print coupon
  • “Blood” magic lollipop from Vintage Confections
  • Violin pendant necklace, symbolic of the hemopath magic

Photo Credit: @theliteraryllama

September 2016: Falling in Love With....

Crate Includes

  • Book: Kids of Appetite, by David Arnold with signed book plate and LitJoy exclusive author letter, published by Viking Penguin Random House
  • A custom Kids of Appetite matte coaster designed by Evie Seo
  • “I AM A SUPER RACEHORSE” pencil designed by The Carbon Crusader
  • Silicone customs designed KOA bracelets, so that you can be a Kid of Appetite too!
  • Zipper ear buds to listen to music and feel and the feels
  • A blue beanie, just like Vic’s

Photo Credit: @wifeeclectic

August 2016: Murder Mystery

Crate Includes

  • Book: The Gilded Cage by Lucinda Gray, published by Macmillan
  • Rifle Paper Company pocket notebook
  • The Werewolves of Millers Hollow Game, to solve your own murder mystery
  • Pique Tea crystal blend samples
  • Chatbooks gift card to record your photo memories
  • Bird print with artwork by Canary Jane

Photo Credit: @woolandspirits

July 2016: Magic & Madness

Crate Includes

  • Book: Riverkeep by Martin Stewart with signed book plate and LitJoy exclusive author letter, published by Viking Books
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz custom modern design by Rock Paper Books
  • Moby Dick inspired temporary tattoo by Litographs
  • Riverkeep-inspired matte tote button by Evie Seo
  • Fishhook leather bracelet

Photo Credit: @ryleyreads

June 2016: Prehistoric Fantasy

Crate Includes

  • Book: Ivory and Bone, by Julie Eshbaugh with signed book plate and LitJoy exclusive author letter, published by HarperTeen
  • A Pride and Prejudice book locket keychain by Crafting Call
  • Bee Local honey sticks
  • A Campfire Candle from The Tiny Collection
  • A White Jade Ring from Shop Unforgettable Jules

Photo Credit: @buttermybooks

May 2016: Lady Bandit

Crate Includes

  • Book: Rebel of the Sands, by Alwyn Hamilton with signed book plate and LitJoy exclusive author letter, published by Viking Penguin Random House
  • Exclusive Arabian notepad by Chick Lit Designs
  • Sand-colored lippy
  • Sheer scarf to conceal a bandit’s identity 😉
  • A compass pocket watch to point you in the right direction

Photo Credit: @dropandgivemenerdy

Middle Grade Book Past Crates

September 2017: All Systems Go!

Includes

  • Book 1: The Countdown Conspiracy by Katie Slivensky, published by Harper Collins
  • Book 2: Bounders by Monica Tesler, published by Simon & Schuster Kids
  • DIY Mars Rover Kit
  • Freeze Dried Ice Cream by Mountain House
  • NASA iron-on Patch
  • Planet Putty
  • Rocket pen
  • LitJoy Exclusive Activity Booklet

Photo credit: LitJoy Crate

June 2017: King of Thieves

Kingdoms, thieves, sleight of hand, and lots of magic! This crate is perfect for young readers and each item goes with themes and specific moments from the books to make the reading experience come to life!

Crate includes:

  • Rules for Thieves by Alexandra Ott
  • Story Thieves by James Riley
  • Wooden lock and key puzzle
  • LED watch
  • Runts candy
  • Snake charm key chain
  • Willy Wonka-inspired chapstick
  • LitJoy exclusive Activity Guide

Photo credit: @the.book.report

March 2017: Magical Creatures

Crate Includes

  • Book: Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure by Brandon Mull
  • Book: The Menagerie by Tui T. Sutherland and Kari H. Sutherland
  • Mystery Mini How to Train Your Dragon Funko Pop
  • Interactive reading Activity Book by Robin King and LitJoy Crate
  • Milk Magic Straws “Drink the Milk”
  • Gold Dragon bracelet by LitJoy
  • Dragonwatch poster and bookmark from Shadow Mountain Publishing
  • Bag of gold chocolate coins

Photo Credit: @foldedpagesdistillery

Picture Book Past Crates

September 2017: Back to School!

 

This crate is perfect for readers who love school or who need a little extra encouragement!

Crate Includes

  • Book 1: Back to School with Bigfoot by Samantha Berger & Martha Brockenbrough, published by Scholastic Press
  • Book 2: A Tiger Tail: or what happened to Anya on her first day of school by Mike Boldt, published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • LitJoy Exclusive Back to School Activity Kit!
  • School Bus Pencil Pouch

Photo Credit: LitJoy Crate

August 2017: Legendary Quest

Saving the world is super. But standing up against bullying is just as heroic!

Crate Includes

  • Book: Super Slug of Doom by Matty Long, published by Scholastic Press
  • Sticky Slug in Bug Jar
  • A mini glow mushroom
  • “Potion of Power” sugar-free Hawaiian Punch Green Berry Rush single water packets
  • Strawberries & Cream Smashmallows
  • “Blossom the Unicorn” long arm plushy

Photo Credit: @book.nerd.mommy

July 2017: Super Hero!

Saving the world is super. But standing up against bullying is just as heroic!

Crate Includes

  • Book: Super Manny Stands Up by Kelly DiPucchio and Stephanie Graegin, published by Simon and Schuster
  • Cape and Mask dress up
  • Super Hero Slap Bracelet
  • A Superhero Tote Bag
  • Sticker city scene and Super Pencil
  • A Hero Bookmark
  • Wonder Woman themed Jelly Bellies

Photo Credit: @dropandgivemenerdy

June 2017: A Visit From the Tooth Fairy

Losing your first tooth is a big deal! Good thing the Tooth Fairy has a royal helping hand!

Crate Includes

  • Book: The Tooth Fairy’s Royal Visit by Peter Bently, published by Hachette
  • Tooth Fairy Pillow by Lil’Bag Company [etsy.com/shop/lilbagcompany]
  • Fairy Wand
  • DIY Crown Kit with adhesive Jewels
  • Brushing Timer
  • Dr. Seuss, “Only Brush the Teeth You Want to Keep” print by Dorinda Art [etsy.com/shop/DorindaArt]
  • Trident Sugar Free Gum

Photo Credit: @dropandgivemenerdy

May 2017: Goal!

Crate Includes

  • Book: Hey, Coach by Linda Ashman, illustrated by Kim Smith
  • Snacks for energy!
  • Sports kit with a ball, whistle and winner’s medal
  • Boo-boo bandage kit
  • Soccer sports socks
  • Parent gift: Allergy blend essential oil from Literary Apothecary

Photo Credit: @bookbloom

April 2017: Make "Space" for Kindness!

Crate Includes

Photo Credit: @bookbloom

March 2017: Little Scientist

 

Crate Includes

  • Book: Charlotte the Scientist is Squished by Camille Andros
  • Little Scientist kits with magnifying glass, safety glasses, a lab notebook, carrot pen, test tube, and grow animal tablets from LitJoy
  • Snot Science Kits from Be Amazing Toys Sick Science
  • Parent Gift: Lemon Cream Chapstick from Literary Apothecary

Photo Credit: @corissalangheinrich

SOLD OUT

 

February 2017: Bon Appetit

 

Crate Includes

  • Book: The Piranha Who Went to Dinner by Tadgh Bentley
  • All natural Play Food Pita Pocket from HAPE
  • Opposite of Far Coupon
  • Pizza Sticker activity for creating a pizza of their own
  • Shark Tote to carry all their books!
  • Felt toy mask to play disguise
  • Swedish Fish Snack
  • Grown-up gift: Gold double heart crystal bracelet

Photo Credit: @kids.books.we.love

SOLD OUT

January 2017: Puppy Love

 

Crate Includes

  • Book: Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey, published by Scholastic
  • Pug-themed valentines designed by Chile y Limon
  • Silicone “doggy” treat bowl and lid by Oogaa
  • Chex mix “puppy chow” treats
  • Mini heart sucker and valentine stamp valentines kit
  • Pug-themed stickers by Lee Street Planners
  • Pug pack pillow by Nerfect Art Novelties
  • Grown-up gift: Mrs. Calls chocolate-covered pretzels

Photo Credit: @the.book.report

SOLD OUT

December 2016: Let It Snow

 

Crate Includes

  • Book: Bunny Slopes by Claudia Rueda, published by Chronicle Books
  • Felt snowflake ornament kit DIY
  • Interactive Grow Snow tube
  • Do You Want to Build a Snowman kit
  • Snuggly Bunny Socks
  • Grown-up gift: Moonstruck Hot Chocolate, yum!

Photo Credit: @amymariecarp

November 2016: Once Upon A Book

Crate Includes

  • Book: A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston, published by Candlewick Press, plus a fun book button and poster
  • Children’s classic literature Matching Game by Sweet Sequels
  • Scratch Art Doodle Pad Book, from Melissa & Doug
  • Foam boat craft kit for sailing through the pages of a book
  • Grown-up gift: Exclusive Classic Literature book spine bookmark by Sweet Sequels

Photo Credit: @litjoycrate

October 2016: Yum!

 

Crate Includes

  • Everyone Loves Cupcake by Kelly DiPucchio and Eric Wight, published by Macmillan
  • Kabobs for Kids Cookbook by Janna DeVore, published by Gibbs Smith Books, the perfect cookbook for brand new chefs
  • Exclusive Queenie’s Cards Donut Bookmark
  • Kid Apron, so they can be your little helper chef
  • Dylbug coupon, great for interactive eating fun
  • Baby Boy Bakery “We Cook” coupon and mini wooden spoon
  • Grown-up gift: Pink Beehive Cotton Candy in signature Pink Vanilla & Honey

Photo Credit: @picturethisbook

SOLD OUT

September 2016: Halloween

 

Crate Includes

  • Go to Sleep Monster! by Kevin Cornell, published by Harper Collins Publishers
  • Midnight Rabbit postcard and coupon for art prints
  • “Dream Come Chews” Strawberry Lemon QUIN Candy chews
  • Interactive Halloween kit with paper wall bats, a pumpkin decorating kit, and dress-up mustaches.
  • Grown-up gift: delicious gourmet caramel candies from QUIN Candy

Photo Credit: @dropandgivemenerdy

August 2016: Pets

Crate Includes

Photo Credit: @dropandgivemenerdy

July 2016: Imagine!

Crate Includes

  • Book: What to do with a Box by Jane Yolen and Chris Sheban, published by Chronicle Books
  • The Cardboard Book Box, a craft book by Sarah Powell and Roger Priddy, illustrated by Barbi Sido
  • Craft supply kit with crayon pens, foam stickers, a binocular kit, and button controls
  • Cottage Door Press coupon to build your little library
  • Grown-up gift: Muggins mug cake by Shirley J

Photo Credit: @subscriptionworld

June 2016: Little Fish, Big Courage

Crate Includes

  • Book: Poor Little Guy by Elanna Allen, published by Penguin
  • Sea creature matching game by Little Sapling Toys
  • Magnetic sea animal fishing game
  • Nerdy glasses
  • Fishy chew snacks
  • Grown-up gifts: Mom’s Stuff Salve

Photo Credit: @jenwhitebooks

May 2016: Music

Crate Includes

  • Book: The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Felt Bear Mask by Opposite of Far
  • A blow-up guitar and mini maracas to make music
  • Tattoo bear paws
  • A reading tip for little readers
  • Grown-up gift: A music note necklace from Unforgettable Jules

Board Book Past Crates

January 2017: Hugs and Kisses

 

Crate Includes

  • Book: Hugs and Kisses by Judi Abbot, published by Simon & Schuster
  • Book: I Love Your Day & Night by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illustrated by Alison Brown, published by Bloomsbury
  • Hands-on felt heart puzzle by Schoolhouse Boutique
  • Valentines Kit: Valentine owl picture frame craft kit, valentine stamps, heart sticker sheet, and mini heart sucker.
  • Wooden heart teether by Little Sapling Toys
  • Grown-up gift: Mrs. Calls chocolate-covered pretzels

Photo Credit: @litjoycrate

SOLD OUT

December 2016: Let it Snow

 

Crate Includes

  • Book: Snow Friends by B.M. Christina Butler and Tina Macnaughton, published by Sky Pony Press
  • Book: Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups by Tadgh Bentley, published by Harper Collins
  • Bonus Book: Baby Reindeer: Finger Puppet Book illustrated by Yu-Hsuan, published by Chronicle Books
  • Winter-themed BoBeads teething bracelets
  • Plushy penguin for snuggling
  • Grown-up gift: gourmet Moonstruck Hot Chocolate

Photo Credit: @litjoycrate

November 2016: March to the Beat

Crate Includes

  • Book: Music Is… by Brandon Stosuy, illustrated by Amy Martin, published by Little Simon
  • Book: I Love Music by Marion Billet, published by Scholastic
  • Skip Hop egg shaker music maker
  • Copper Robin socks
  • Storiarts coupon
  • Guitar bib
  • Echo microphone
  • Grown-up gift: Exclusive children’s classic book spine bookmark by Sweet Sequels

Photo Credit: @salty_sojourner

October 2016: Seasons

Crate Includes

  • Book: Will You Be My Sunshine by Julia Lobo, published by Cottage Door Press
  • Book: Fairy Friends by Merrilee Liddiard, published by Gibbs Smith Books
  • Dylbug coupon
  • Winter bear baby beanie
  • Exclusive “April Showers” wood teether from Little Sapling Toys
  • LitJoy exclusive fall sensory crinkle toy
  • Grown-up gift: Pink Beehive Cotton Candysummer cloud blue raspberry and honey cotton candy

Photo Credit: @thesmithproject

September 2016: Halloween

Crate Includes

  • Book: Little Blue Truck’s Halloween by Alice Schertle, illustrated by Jill McElmurry, published by HMH Books for Young Readers
  • Book: Eek! Halloween! By Sandra Boynton, published by Workman Publishing Company
  • Sound tubes and bendable monster toys for spooky play
  • Midnight Rabbit postcard
  • Nuby monster snack cup
  • Grown-up gift: QUIN candy caramels

Photo Credit: @rose_16h

August 2016: Night Night!

Crate Includes

  • Book: Sleepyheads by Sandra J Howatt, illustrated by Joyce Wan, published by Simon and Schuster
  • Book: Follow Me: Bedtime by Frankie Jones and Fhiona Galloway, published by Little Bee Books
  • Skip-Hop critter bath time wash mitt
  • Nuby Grip’N’Sip super sprout cup
  • Happy Baby organic clearly crafter food pouch
  • Grown-up gift: Pique Tea crystal tea sample
  • Grown-up gift: Chatbooks $20 gift card

Photo Credit: @wifeeclectic

July 2016: On the Go!

Crate Includes

  • Book: Things That Go lift-a-flap book illustrated by Martina Hogan, published by Cottage Door Press
  • Book: Blue Boat by Kersten Hamilton and Valeria Petrone, published by Viking Books
  • Boat bath toy from Kid O
  • Pull-back vehicle from Melissa & Doug
  • Train silicone spoon from Oogaa
  • Grown-up gift: Muggins cake-in-a-mug by ShirleyJ

Photo Credit: @wifeeclectic

June 2016: Color

Crate Includes

  • Book: Dot Town: Where Are You Blue? By Sonali Fry, illustrated by Holly Clifton-Brown, published by Little Simon
  • Book: Black Cat & White Cat by Claire Garralon, published by Sourcebooks
  • Black and white plushie kitty for squishing during reading time
  • Colorful felt balls from Hello Maypole
  • Grown-up gift: Mom’s Stuff Salve for lip balm and soothing dry skin

Photo Credit: @foldedpagesdistillery

May 2016: ABC

Crate Includes

  • Book: M is for Monocle by Greg Paprocki, published by Gibbs Smith
  • Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar ABC by Eric Carle, published by Penguin Books
  • ABC blocks by Little Sapling Toys
  • Hot air balloon by Canary Jane
  • Grown-up gift: marble earrings from Shop Unforgettable Jules

Photo Credit: @worthyreading

Limited Edition Past Crates

Magical Edition Crate Year Two

 

 

Harry Potter’s Year Two at Hogwarts!
Included:

Photo credit: @foldedpagesdistillery

 

 

Magical Edition Crate: Year One

 

 

Crate Includes

  • Product card custom artwork by @santamatita
  • Hogwarts House Crest tapestry book ornament by Sweet Sequels
  • Exclusive Pumpkin Juice Adorable Candle by Dio Candle
  • Butterbeer-Flavor lip balm by Nerdie Nifties
  • Exclusive “Book of Magical History” Notebook by Literary Emporium
  • Exclusive Hogwarts Year One spell books print, designed by Calligraphy.org
  • Ron’s lucky Knight chess piece by LitJoy Crate
  • Mystery mini Harry Potter Funko
  • Harry Potter trio bookmark mini magnet by Gadgets Print Shop
  • Golden snitch and sticker book mini kit or Hedwig and sticker book mini kit by Running Press
  • Hogwarts express golden foil ticket
  • Hogwarts acceptance letter from Professor Mcgonagall and supply list for First Years by Pieces by Polly
  • Exclusive Sorcerer’s Stone bath bomb (with keepsake inside!) by Luxurious Body Shop
  • Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans by Jelly Belly Candy Co.
  • Scratch & Sort House quiz by LitJoy Crate
  • Cloak of Invisibility from Dumbledore
  • A one-of-a-kind wand by Wands & Wood
  • Custom “Happee Birthdae Harry” sugar cookie by The Bakeaholic

Photo Credit: @fringereading

 

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