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Personalised This is Your Life Book

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Delivery InformationFrom: Tomorrow, Thu 30th Jan

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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31st January - 5th February
30th January - 4th February
30th January - 3rd February

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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.

310mm
book of your life
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See what our customers have to say

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

Testimonials

Our customers rate us as Excellent

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3473 reviews

It arrived quickly and looks ideal as a present for my son. I cannot judge the quality of its contents

- Mrs E Brumsen

Fiona - Bledlow Bucks Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 26 January

Lovely gift for a milestone birthday

Lovely gift for a milestone birthday, and beautifully packaged. The only improvement i can think of would be to be able to choose a newspaper from the area of your choice ie, the area you were born in. Nottingham has no relevance to my family. That said, still a lovely gift.

J Power Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 26 January

Lovely packaging and presentation

Lovely packaging and presentation

Dr. Ella Burton Trustpilot product review 3 star rating 25 January

The book did not arrive at the time it …

The book did not arrive at the time it was scheduled. My email and telephone call were responded to in a very impersonal manner. Dr Ella M Burton

Catherine Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 25 January

My husband was very pleased with the…

My husband was very pleased with the newspaper.

Joseph Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 24 January

Australian Customer

I am from Australia. There is no tracking number provided once the book has been dispatched. The book arrived 3 days after the estimated time frame however, it was still in time for the event where the book was to be given as a gift. When I called In The Book, I was advised that it can take upto 26 business days to arrive. The service was acceptable.

Unhappy customer Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 23 January

Book itself is great but is only…

Book itself is great but is only suitable for white little boys which seems unfair. all well and good personalising the name but if your child is of a different race or gender to the illustration, the book is pointless. Feels like this needs to be made clearer on the website. Customer services not very understanding and slow at responding.

susan Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 23 January

Beautiful book

Beautiful book

Jill Jones Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 January

Have bought 3 of these books now so…

Have bought 3 of these books now so pleased with them !

Joanne Elliott Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 22 January

I ordered a newspaper for my Dad’s 80th…

I ordered a newspaper for my Dad’s 80th birthday - he was born on 7th January 1940. When he opened the paper it was 8th January and also a Glasgow Herald which would be great for someone who lived in this area but not for someone who doesn’t. I emailed the day after his birthday 8th January to enquire why this was and apart from an automatic reply to say I would be contacted, have heard nothing. Needless to say I am disappointed with the customer service I have received.

Karen Ashworth Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 January

A beautiful book I gave to my grandson…

A beautiful book I gave to my grandson for his 1st birthday. Thank you.

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