Holiday Gift Guide 2015

I know, it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but if you’re like me, you’ve already started thinking about your holiday gift list. Or at least, you’ve started thinking “I should really start figuring this out…” Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing reviews and tips to add a little magic to your holiday gift giving. To kick off this year’s holiday gift guide, I’m excited to share My Magical Adventure, a personalized book by Crayon Crunch.

Disclaimer: I was provided a personalized copy of My Magical Adventure in exchange for an honest review. The opinions expressed below are entirely my own.
My Magical Adventure by Crayon Crunch

My Magical Adventure by Crayon Crunch

What I absolutely love about My Magical Adventure is what goes on behind the scenes. When you order the book for your child, you have the opportunity to really customize the main character to represent your child. Other books of this type allow you to choose hair, eye, and skin tones, but Crayon Crunch takes it a step further. Does your child wear glasses? So can their character. Does your child use a wheelchair, hearing aid, or crutches? Crayon Crunch will customize their book to represent them. This is the first book that I’ve seen that has gone to these lengths to include children with differences.

Beth from My Magical Adventure

The story takes your child through several imaginary scenarios where they “try on” several personas to solve problems and move forward in their quest to find out the secret of a hidden box. In the end, they learn that while it can be fun to pretend to be someone else, being themselves is even better. Only then can they find the treasure: a personalized letter written by you!

Treasure at the end of My Magical Adventure

My daughter read the book several times on her own before I even had a chance to review it – she loved the adventure and the illustrations, and the fact that she was the star. When I read it with her, we lingered over the pictures, looking for all the hidden details that hinted at things to come. This is a book that I will be reading with her over and over. I really enjoyed that the story was so well written, and that it was entertaining for me as well as my daughter.

Cost and Ordering Information

You can order My Magical Adventure at Be sure to allow 12-14 days for delivery. The softcover version, which I reviewed, sells for $35. The hardcover is $55.

Will you be taking your child on a magical adventure this holiday season? Let me know if this is the type of gift you love to give – if it is, I’ll keep an eye out for more creative books you might enjoy!
My Magical Adventure by Crayon Crunch

My Magical Adventure by Crayon Crunch