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Personalised This is Your Life Book

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Trustpilot Rating 4.9 star rating 32 reviews Read Reviews
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Delivery InformationFrom: Tue 27th Aug

You can check the delivery times for your location by choosing from the country options below.  Once you’ve chosen and personalised your gift, the actual delivery estimate will be shown during checkout. Every book is made to order, so the time to make, personalise and bind the book by hand is factored into the delivery time.

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Up to 10 entire newspapers from special dates in the individual’s life, bound in a hardback leatherette.

  • Up to 10 Newspapers covering significant dates in the individual’s life
  • Personalise the title page with a name and message
  • Option to gold emboss the cover with the recipient’s name
  • Tabloid size (38 x 31cm) and bound in handmade and gold embossed covers
  • Add a luxury gift box for a thoughtful finishing touch

A momentous gift to commemorate significant moments, the book of your life can feature up to 10 quality reproductions of a national newspaper. By choosing multiple important dates from the individual’s life, the book captures the moments that coincide with major headlines in history. We’re always curious to know what else was happening in the world whilst making precious memories of our own and the book of your life is a gateway into nostalgia.

The unique newspaper book itself is bound inside a leatherette cover and features any name and message printed on the certificate on the title page. You can even choose to have the individual’s name embossed on the cover. Keep in mind the thickness of the book will depend on the number of dates you choose. As you will receive entire newspapers for each date, the more newspapers you choose will mean more unique content surrounding the individual’s life and the dates you choose. The result is a step back in time to some of their most memorable life events.

How to Personalise the Book of Your Life

The book can be personalised on the certificate label on the title page, with the recipient’s name up to 22 characters and a message up to 150 characters over 5 lines.  Your chosen newspapers will be printed in date order, with the earliest date appearing first, and the most recent as the last paper within your book.  The earliest newspaper date you have selected will also be ‘Gold Embossed’ under the name of the recipient, should you choose the embossing option for the cover of your book.

Further Information

Please Note: Where five or more newspapers are ordered, we may have to bind the newspapers in two or more books. There will be occasions (very rarely) when a front page for your exact date isn’t available. For example, no newspapers are printed on Christmas Day, Good Friday and during strikes, in which case a front page from the day after will be used.

The content of the book is reproduced from the Daily Mirror, and are tabloid-sized, measuring a remarkable 38 x 31cm. IMPORTANT: On March 26th, 1955 through to April 20th, 1955, the Mirror was on strike. As such, if your chosen date falls during this strike period, we will be unable to supply a book for this time period.

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Rated 4.9 out of 5

based on 32 reviews

In The Book wouldn’t be here without its terrific customers. That’s why we care about what you have to say.

We’re constantly researching new materials to create more personalised books, so what you think matters! Tell us your feedback. From finding the book you were looking for to how easy your chosen book was to personalise – every little detail is important, so we can perfect your shopping experience the next time you return!

PaperLover Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

This product is fantastic, it lets you see what has happened over the years, if you are into that kind of thing.The quality and content are very detailed and appropriate.Well worth the money and is something special and different for a gift.

hmead Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

We purchased our gift for my father -in -law's 80th birthday. The book was unique to him and he had never seen anything like it before. He was delighted with it, as were we!The book is of excellent quality and we could not believe how quickly it was delivered.We are extremely pleased with the the pleasure it has givenMany Thanks

eleanor45 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

My wife was delighted with this gift for her 70th. The only criticism I would make is that I ordered 9 newspapers and the book only contained 8. The paper for 11th March 2002 was not included.

Martin1967 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Purchased this product for my fathers 70th birthday. It came in two books; one would have been nice, but they still worked well. They were both full of news articles from relevant birthdays from 1944 till he retired. We picked out topical articles and conducted a mock This is Your Life presentation. Lots of the family now want to look into this as a present , as do work mates. Spot on.

Bazbo Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Purchased this as a gift. Beautiful momento. Top quality presentation. Would certainly recommend the leather bound product.

gwen Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

i bought this for my fathers 80th birthday, it had three papers one from the day he was born, his 21st, his 50th, he loved it and so did everyone else in the family! It was fantastic quality with weeks of reading and reminiscing, would highly recommend this product.

Michelle158 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

A great product for a special birthday - my dad's 80th, in this case. Not given to him yet, but he will be thrilled. I'm looking forward to reading the last few newspapers from 30/20/10 years ago, but want him to do it first! Free newspaper of the decade was a bonus.

harri Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Fab present for impossible to buy for husband. He actually read it straight away & continued to read many times .... A first!!

Gertie Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

I was really pleased with both the quality of the book I ordered and also the fantastic customer service you receive. The book is a wonderful keepsake of excellent quality, which I received very quickly. I will definately use this company again and recommend it to anyone.

jsasfraser Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

An excellent product with an excellent support service . Advice was helpful and precise . The book marking key times over an 85 year period on her birthday was well received, admired by many and from my perspective an excellent choice.Well done to you all,regards,J A FRASER


Our customers rate us as Excellent

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Excellent book. Well packaged.

- Beccy

Janet Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 August

Amazing Spider-Man deluxe book

Amazing Spider-Man deluxe book. My grandson is going to love it. His photo looks great on the book. Thankyou.

Roger Bird Trustpilot product review 3 star rating 20 August

Book well presented

Book well presented, but would have been better if personalised first page had name and greeting on the page instead of a stick on label. Paper used was of average weight and quality. Fast delivery though.

  • In the Book Team 21 August

    Thank you for your review.

    We are pleased to hear that the order arrived to you in a good time frame and you were happy with the presentation of the Book.

    Our apologies for any disappointment with the certificate label, these are used with the Book just incase any mistakes happen the certificate label can be removed as this is easy peel without leaving any residue or ripping the page and a replacement can be inserted.

    Your feedback will be passed onto our team as we appreciate you taking your time to review the item received.

    If you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us on 0330 058 0403 or contact@inthebook.com

    Kind Regards,
    The In The Book Team

David Thomas Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 August

Funny book, but not full size!

Funny book, looks just like a Haynes manual BUT it is probably half the size so bear that in mind. I had the box just to make it a bit more special.

Charlotte R Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 August

Customer service was excellent and friendly

Customer service was excellent, I received a quick friendly response to my query as I was worried that I would not receive the delivery in time for my friends baby shower, so they upgraded my delivery to priority. I received the book on time and my friends daughter loved her 'Big Sisters are Great' personalised book, she loved finding her name on the pages!

Rebecca Denham Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 19 August

The book is amazing and worth every…

The book is amazing and worth every penny spent. The fact that it’s personalised to the person it’s for, is a bonus. And makes this book so unique. Can’t wait for my little cousin to receive it. I know she will love the stories in it as much as I did when I was younger.

Ms Conway Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 19 August

Got a book from you

Got a book from you, and accidentally ordered 2 . Having reported this matter, to one of your staff it only took a couple of days to sort out and send the money back to my account, I am really impressed with there speed and components. Thanks

Louise Edwards Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 19 August

Ideal gift

We bought this to encourage our son to read. He was delighted to receive a book all about him and his favourite football team. The book arrived soon after ordering and is good quality.

Katie Hawkins Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 18 August

Bought for My daughters first birthday…

Bought for My daughters first birthday she's gunna love it

Sandra Godsmark Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 17 August

My error spotted immediately

My error spotted immediately. No phone staff Available to correct it so emailed. Email first thing Monday telling me too late. Put staff on your phones at the werkend!!!!!

  • In the Book Team 21 August

    Thank you for your review,

    We are sorry to hear that the team were unable to catch the amendment.

    The email was picked up first thing on the Monday Morning however sadly the order had already been printed as the production team can run up to 24 hours a day therefore we do request that all personalisation is checked within the basket stage and before check out as we can not guarantee that orders can be amended but will always try our best.

    The customer service advisor did sent their apologies for this and offered a discount if a new order needed to placed. Please let us know if we can do anything further and we are happy to help.

    Once again we are sorry that we were unable to make the correction in time.

    Kind Regards,
    The In The Book Team

RON REES Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 17 August


Great quality and service, really pleased with the book.

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