Our Favorite Personalized Books

For Aiden’s first Christmas my mom got Aiden the book The Little Boy Who Lost His Name. It is personalized with his name and it quickly became a favorite in our house for a number of reasons so I wanted to share it with you. The book is from a company called Lost My Name that creates personalized books and other products. Make sure you read to the end because I am very excited that  Lost My Name has provided a giveaway!

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Disclosure: A referral link is included in this post. As always, I only write about products I love. Thank you for supporting the brands that support this blog. I received The Incredible Intergalactic Journey Home in exchange for my honest review of the book.

 

Aiden loves to read. I don’t know if this is because we started reading to him early on as part of his bedtime routine, or if it’s a stage all babies go through, or if it’s just Aiden, but he truly does. This is not something I will ever complain about; however, I will say that some of the books for babies are a little lacking. Some of them have too few words, many have zero actual content, and some are just so outrageous that you can’t even understand what’s going on. Granted as a baby this probably doesn’t really matter, but why can’t baby books be entertaining for both parents and babies?  Forget about trying to find good personalized books with your baby’s name — they usually end up being the most generic books ever!

I was really impressed with The Little Boy Who Lost His Name. It’s the only book that has an actual storyline that has captured Aiden’s attention since one month old! Each book is unique not only in that it includes your child’s name, but no two adventures are alike. To get your personalized book you visit the Lost My Name website and add your baby’s name and select a character. You can write a personalized message. Then for each letter of your child’s name, you can choose from two or three characters. Each character takes you on a slightly different direction until you finally end up spelling your child’s name in the end (spoiler alert lol). I love the rhymes and the message of the story. I love to read it to Aiden with different voices for each character which he gets a kick out of.

Here is a short snippet from The Little Boy Who Lost His Name…please enjoy my character voices ?

You can choose whether you want the traditional softcover or you can upgrade to a softcover with box, hardcover, or hardcover with a case. We have the softcover which is perfectly fine; however, based on the amount we read it, a hardcover would be well worth the money especially with Aiden constantly wanting to play with and read it!

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Lost My Name has a second book called The Incredible Intergalactic Journey Home, a story about a curious little explorer and home, which I couldn’t wait to get my hands on so I was very excited when they offered to send it to me to read and share my thoughts with you! Again, this book is personalized with your child’s name and you can choose your character. The coolest thing about this book is that you add your address and the publishers use a satellite view to include your actual home in the story! It truly can’t get more personalized than that!  It includes your child’s name, a landmark close to your destination (in our case the White House!), a satellite view of your actual neighborhood, and a few extra personalized touches.

Lost My Name is growing and (in my opinion) setting the bar for the personalized baby product market. They recently (like January 29th recent) came out with Fantastic Firsts milestone cards which are, of course, personalized with your child’s name. I will definitely keep those in mind for baby number two. They also have the Silly Snap! The game with their name on it and the Lost My Name Alphabet Poster which helps children learn how to spell their name using the fun characters from the Lost My Name story.

This is a brand I will continue to watch and purchase products from because everything is so special and personal. These personalized books and products make perfect gifts for any occasion. In addition to all their products, I joined their mailing list and they send a lot of fun content and activities you can do with your kids. I also love their Facebook page  (which you know if you follow me because I share their memes all the time).

To win a book of your own click on the Rafflecopter link below and follow the instructions, or get 15% off a book using this referral link. This giveaway ends on February 21st.
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Lost My Name is a company that creates personalized books and other products. A book personalized with his name quickly became a favorite in our house.
Lost My Name is a company that creates personalized books and other products. A book personalized with his name quickly became a favorite in our house.

 

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About Melissa

Hi, I’m Melissa! I am a mama to my baby Aiden Milo (born November 2015), and a police wife to my husband Dan. I started this blog because, after having Aiden, I quickly learned that exhaustion and baby brain causes you to forget some of the er-lovely (sometimes horrible and sometimes wonderful) details related to the first several months of raising a baby. Considering we may have more kids in the future, I want to document everything we do, so we remember what worked the first time around, and hopefully help other first time mamas along the way!
  • I love anything personalized! I also got my kids personalized books on their first Christmas! It makes for a great keepsake. This book sounds awesome!

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

  • Kierstan Belle

    So nice! I need one of these for my niece!

  • Meredith

    Awww I’ve heard so much about the no name book!!! It sounds awesome–can’t wait to enter the contest!

  • I keep hearing about the lost my name book and totally want to get one for my daughter! so cute!

  • I’ve seen this advertised on Facebook a lot, it looks like such a cute story!! Now I think I need one for each of my girls. 🙂

  • renee walters

    My son would love this book!

  • OMG my little guy just got that book for his first bday!! So cute!!!!

  • I bought two of those as Christmas gifts – they’re so cute!!!

  • JeeYoung

    So cute! We Love our Lost My Name books! Such a great gift!

  • sara

    I have never heard of this book, but it looks so cute!

  • Abi Curtis

    Such a cute idea! William would love it!

  • Emma R

    I want one of these for my kids. They love their personalized books 🙂

  • Mamabops

    These books sound so fun! I bet my son would love a personalized book. Hope I win!

  • Stephanie Lowry

    My oldest of 5 is named Aiden! ? I love personalized books like these. So sweet and certainly encourages the love of reading.

  • This is so cute! Perfect for a special present to a child as well!!

  • Michele

    What a great way for Aiden to hear and learn his name! My 1st child doesn’t let me read to her. She needs to be in control of the story and book! Jealous you get such quality storytimes together!

  • Ashly J

    This is a great giveaway, I got a personalized book from Put Me In The Story for my daughter. She loves it.

  • Great giveaway! These personalized books are such a great idea. I had a similar one when I was little and I loved it!

  • caterpillarcorner

    I absolutely love these books! I bought one for everyone I know under the age of 10 as Christmas gifts.

    • Melissa

      They are awesome! Such a perfect gift idea.

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