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You'll love this because...
This book of classic Rupert the Bear stories and activities features your child’s name on the cover!
Your child’s name appears on the cover
Write a special message on the title page
Hand-drawn illustrations on every page
Add a luxury gift box for a thoughtful finishing touch
Rupert the Bear books have been popular for decades, and with this new 2018 hardback Rupert annual, your child can enjoy eight classic Rupert stories, as well as puzzles, games and things to make and do! Rupert Bear annuals make a great gift, and this unique book with your child’s own name on the cover is ideal for Christmas. Parents and grandparents too will enjoy the nostalgia value of these wholsesome, classic, British stories!
As well as adding your child’s name, you can also customise this annual further by adding a special personal message which will appear on the title page. You can also opt to have this book presented in a luxury gift box.
How to Personalise
Personalise with any name up to 12 characters, and a personal message of two lines, up to 40 characters per line. Check your personalisation: accents and other symbols cannot be used unless otherwise stated.
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 Bucks26 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 Power26 January
Lovely packaging and presentation
Lovely packaging and presentation
Dr. Ella Burton25 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
My husband was very pleased with the…
My husband was very pleased with the newspaper.
Joseph 24 January
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 customer23 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.
Jill Jones22 January
Have bought 3 of these books now so…
Have bought 3 of these books now so pleased with them !
Joanne Elliott22 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 Ashworth22 January
A beautiful book I gave to my grandson…
A beautiful book I gave to my grandson for his 1st birthday. Thank you.