Books that Give You Value for Your Money
Children’s storybooks may feel quite the same, offer the same benefits, have the same purpose, do the same function. But if you look closer and spend more time getting to know each book you give to your child, thoroughly examining its benefits, you’ll realise why a personalised book gives you more value for your money than any other children’s storybook!
Several studies have been conducted on the benefits of a personalised book versus a non-personalised one. In a recent study, it has been found that personalised books have the potential to promote shared book reading for the enjoyment of young children because it gives the child a sense of ownership in the text that they are reading. In fact, it has been found that ownership of the text is an important element in perceiving oneself a reader (Dymore and Griffiths, 2010). When the child sees themselves in a published book, it broadens their their focus on the book and they are more engaged to explore the written world.
A personalised book gives you more value for your money than a non-personalised book. It’s a special book that’s custom-made just for your little ones where you can personalise the character to resemble your child. In a recent report, it has been recorded that only 8% of the books published in the UK have BAME characters. Sadly, this number does not represent the very diverse UK population.
A study conducted by the National Literacy Trust show that only very few diverse children’s books reach the bookshelves of school libraries in the UK. This is a major cause for concern because children, specially those from BAME background need books that represent their culture and race. A personalised book promotes diversity for all kids. Personalising the book allows you to set the appearance for the character like the hair and skin colour so it’s more relatable to your child. Children need to represented in published books, because, when children never see their culture represented, they receive a resounding message that their culture is not that important (Campbell Naidoo, 2014).
The study conducted by the National Literacy Trust on personalised books also found that reading a personalised book increases the child’s reading comprehension by 40% compared to non-personalised books. In fact, children who read personalised books are more likely to join in shared reading, read in front of the class, and as an effect, develop the habit of reading for pleasure. When the child reads for pleasure, they will be excited to pick up a book and spend time reading it because they actually enjoy the activity. This is an important step towards building a life-long love for reading and in establishing a reading habit in young children.
A Super Personalised Book
A personalised book gives you value for your money. Not only is it a fun book for bedtime and shared reading, but it’s also engaging, it’s the book that will get your child fall in love with reading. The emotional, intellectual, and relational benefits of a personalised book are priceless. Think about the look on your child’s face when they open their own personalised book and see themselves inside! A personalised book is empowering, it empowers the child to dream big and discover their own potential. This book offers a fun and exciting reading time for you and your little one. Through reading, you are bridging your child’s world and wonders of the written world (Bus, 2003)!
Seasonal books such as the personalised Diwali book, Eid book, and the Hanukkah book are your best shot at introducing unique and diverse cultures and festivals around the world in a fun way that the children will enjoy! Passing culture and traditions to the next generation is as easy as telling as story.
A Super Personalised Book is the perfect gift for all occasion, gifting a child their own personalised book is like wishing them a bright future. Super Personalised Books have over 20 stories in their collection, each one carefully written to stimulate their imagination and take the child into the wonderful world of the books.
When the children are guided well, the benefits that a personalised book brings could last even longer than the child’s childhood!