We're obsessed with story times

The people, the books, and the moments that shape them, so you can share engaging, fun, and magical story times with your littles!

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The people, the books, and the moments that shape them, so you can share engaging, fun, and magical story times with your littles!

Books for kids ages 0-3

Board books

Provide sensory stimulation in support of brain development and create joyful and loving connections between babies and toddlers and their grown-ups.

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Books for kids ages 3-6

Picture books

Boost social-emotional learning, develop a sense of awareness of the world, and encourage imagiantion and creativity.

Books for kids ages 7-10

Early reader books

Bridge the gap from picture books to chapter books and support children on their journey to independent reading. 

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New books added regularly

Novel Effect is dedicated to supporting families and educators turn little learners into lifelong learners through engaging, fun, and consistent story times. We search for the best books to bring you a diverse selection of stories.

To start, download the free mobile app on the App Store or Google Play and enjoy 5 read alouds each month, no subscription required.

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FOR PARENTS

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FOR EDUCATORS

Enjoy educator pricing when you subscribe through our website.

FOR SCHOOLS

We have plans to fit classrooms, schools, and districts of all sizes.

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