Gift a bundle of read-aloud magic

Gift Bundles combine a Premium subscription to Novel Effect with expertly curated picture books to ignite a child's love of reading.

The greatest gift a child can receive is the love of reading. Share the magic of storytime with soundscapes by giving a Novel Effect gift bundle. Order yours today to ignite a lifelong love of reading.

Choose a Gift Bundle for your little learner

Choose a Gift Bundle for your little learner

The greatest gift a child can receive is the love of reading. Share the magic of soundscapes with a Novel Effect gift bundle. Order yours today to spark a love of reading at home or in the classroom.

For ages Up To 3

For ages 3-6

For ages 6 & up

Each gift bundle, starting at $29, includes:
  • A Premium subscription to Novel Effect. Choose your length of subscription during checkout.
  • Two age-appropriate hardcover picture books curated by our literacy experts.
  • Corresponding book activities designed by educators to build connections before and after reading.

Great for anyone just getting started on their read-aloud journey. Choose a Novel Effect Gift Bundle for:


Time together is a gift for a lifetime​

Celebrate a birthday, holiday, or other special occasion with a gift that delights all year long. With Novel Effect, families create magical moments together.


Read-alouds that inspire joy

Celebrate a teacher with a fun and unique gift their whole classroom will love. With Novel Effect, educators create next level read-alouds that inspire a classroom culture of reading… giggles guaranteed.

What happy readers are saying

"We read about 5 books in an hour my son was so excited."

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“…It has transformed my read alouds and the kids are captivated. They can really see the magic of reading and books!"

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"Novel Effect reminded me why I’m still teaching"

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Examples of books you may receive in your Gift Bundle

for kids Ages 0-3

The Wonderful Things You Will Be

by Emily Winfield Martin

From brave and bold to creative and clever, this rhythmic rhyming story expresses all the loving things that parents think of when they look at their children.

I Love You Through and Through

by Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak

A toddler and his teddy bear explore a young child’s happy side, sad side, silly side, mad side, and discover  unconditional love.

Moo, Baa, La La La!

by Sandra Boynton

A lively and spirited story that introduces readers to animals and the noises they make.

Where is Baby’s Belly Button

by Karen Katz

Adorable babies play peekaboo in this delightful interactive book with easy-to-lift flaps perfect for parents and children to explore together.


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for kids Ages 3-6

Can I Be Your Dog?

by Troy Cummings

Meet Arfy, a homeless mutt who lives in a box in an alley. Arfy writes to every person on Butternut Street about what a great pet he’d make. Won’t anyone open their heart–and home–to a lonesome dog?

This is Not My Hat

by Jon Klassen

When a tiny fish shoots into view wearing a round blue topper (which happens to fit him perfectly), trouble could be following close behind.

All Because You Matter

by Tami Charles

A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to Black and brown children everywhere: reminding them how much they matter, that they have always mattered, and they always will.

The Smart Cookie

by Jory John

This cookie has never felt like a smart cookie no matter how hard she tries, especially compared to all the clever cupcakes and brilliant rolls in the bakery. Will a dash of creativity and a sprinkle of confidence be enough to help her?


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for kids Ages 6-9

Hi! Fly Guy

by Tedd Arnold

Some kids have dogs and some kids have cats, but Buzz has a pet fly! Will his little winged buddy’s extraordinary tricks be enough to win over the judges at the Amazing Pet Competition?

Dragons Love Tacos

by Adam Rubin

Dragons love tacos. So if you want to lure a bunch of dragons to your party, you should definitely serve tacos. Unfortunately, where there are tacos, there is also salsa. And if a dragon accidentally eats spicy salsa… oh, boy. You’re in red-hot trouble.


by Peter H. Reynolds

Drawing makes Ramon happy. But in one split second, a  single reckless remark turns his carefree sketches into joyless struggles. Luckily, he opens his eyes to something a lot more valuable than getting things just ‘right.’

We Will Rock Our Classmates

by Ryan T. Higgins

With the school talent show coming up, Penelope can’t wait to perform for her classmates. But sharing who you are can be show-stoppingly scary, especially when it’s not what people expect.

6 & UP

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Add magic to storytime

The greatest gift a child can receive is the love of reading. Give a Novel Effect Gift Bundle to share the magic of storytime and soundscapes with your favorite learner. Order yours today to start a journey to a lifetime of reading.


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