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Make your own book for kids: a personalized ABC book cover featuring child named Charlotte and her face inserted into an illustration of a child with red and white striped pajamas, holding a dustbuster and wearing a makeshift helmet and cape.
Your child’s name and face are featured on the cover.
Make your own book for kids: a personalized ABC book cover featuring child named Charlotte and her face inserted into an illustration of a child with red and white striped pajamas, holding a dustbuster and wearing a makeshift helmet and cape.
Available in five eye-popping colors.
Personalized with your child as the hero.
Your child’s photo is seamlessly integrated into the book.
The placement and size of your child’s photo varies.
Add two family photos to your book.
Add a personal message - for free.
Personalized Monster Mess book cover in yellow, featuring an illustration of a child in red and white striped pajamas holding a dustbuster. The child's face is an actual photo, the rest of the cover is illustrated.  Book cover color is yellow.5 Monster Mess books arranged in a fan, to showcase the different colors it comes in: pink, yellow, teal, blue, purpleCloseup headshot of main character wearing a helmet. Main character's face is an actual photo, the rest of the page is illustrated.A sample book page.  Illustration shows child holding a dustbuster while wearing red and white striped pajamas, accompanied by a purple octopus stuffed animal. Child's face is an actual photo, the rest of the page is illustrated.A sample book page showing illustrations of a child waving a flashlight and dustbuster around.  Child's face is an actual photo, the rest of the page is illustrated.Sample book page showing child cleaning up room. Child is carrying stack of books while other characters (a monster and octopus) are helping to clean in background. Family photo appears as wall art.  The child's face and family photo are actual photos, the rest of the page is illustrated.Neatly put away toys inside of a toy bin with a personalized dedication note from parents to child beneath

A Monster Mess!

Mystery and mayhem await your child in this personalized story, written by New York Times bestselling children's author, Kelly DiPucchio!

Follow the clues as your child discovers who...or what created such a monstrous mess and almost made a clean getaway!

In addition to your child's name, photo and dedication, choose from 5 book cover colors, and add up to two family photos.

Make your own custom kids' book today!

“Truly, the perfect keepsake gift."
— Mina B.

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Free shipping to US & Canada (excluding all US/Canadian territories)
  • Perfect for kids 3-8 
  • 32 pages long
  • Available in hardcover or softcover format (8.5" × 11")
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Super Personalized BOOKS

In addition to their name, photo and a personal dedication, add two optional photos (of your family, pets, artwork) to create a memorable book your child will love.

Make your own custom kid's book in just minutes!

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The Perfect Keepsake Gift

A totally unique and personalized birthday, holiday, or "just because" gift that delivers WOW.

Made of thick, acid-free paper to withstand the test of time.

Make your own children's book in just a few clicks!

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About The Author

Kelly DiPucchio is a New York Times bestselling author of over twenty books for kids including Grace For President, Dragon Was Terrible, and Gaston.

Her books have been featured on Good Morning America, The Oprah Show, and The View. Kelly lives with her family in southeastern Michigan.

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Reviews

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“My grandson loved this book. Seeing his name & face in the book brought a huge smile to his face. He immediately wanted to read the book!”

—Susan C.

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“This personalized book brought surprised faces & happiness to our family at Christmas.  My Grandson & Daughter-law immediately paged through the book with delight.  Two family photos included in the book are priceless.  Will definitely be ordering another!  Love love love it!” 

—Susan K.

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“My granddaughter was fascinated that her face and family pictures were in her storybook and she is only 2 1/2.”

—Phyllis M.

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“Our Read Your Story books arrived today! These are way beyond my expectations! The quality of the pages, pictures, binding are supreme! I can't wait to share these stories with grandson. They are so entertaining and beautifully illustrated. Of course, having our sweet grandson as the star makes them my favorite stories of all time. Thank you so much for this priceless gift!"

—Betsie W.

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“I loved seeing my daughters' faces when they saw their books for the first time! They asked how they got in there and were just amazed. The story of the monster mess is hilarious. Nothing beats reading and having them shout out “that’s me!” 

—Susan Y.

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“My toddler especially is obsessed [with his book], and asks us to read his monster story multiple times a night!” 

—Shannon P.

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