🎄 Final Holiday orders: 12th December
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A selection of images from inside our Be Brave! book

About the book

When your child is feeling a teeny-tiny bit scared about the first day of a new school year, they receive a letter from six children around the world, inviting them to visit and learn what it takes to be brave. 

Accompanied by their helpful, though somewhat clumsy, feathered friend, Bravebeak, your child will be whisked to Nepal, India, Jordan, South Africa, Vietnam, and Honduras. 

Each nation is beautifully illustrated by an artist from that country, making Be Brave a diverse, colorful celebration of the world’s different cultures.
Photo of six illustrators for Be Brave

Six illustrators for six countries

To create a book which represents the truly global reach of Room to Read’s programs, each country has been illustrated by an artist from that country. 

The different illustration styles give each page a strong visual identity which further enhances the feeling of travel and wonder.

At a time when almost a billion children around the world are faced with restricted access to their schools, Be Brave is a wonderful way for your child to learn about and empathize with children going to school across the globe.
Image of an ipad screen where a Be Brave! book is being personalised

What can you personalize?

Seeing characters who look like them is key to increasing children’s engagement with books, and our super fun configurator allows you to create a main character who looks just like your little one.

Options including name, skin tone, hair style, eye shape, clothing, and glasses allow you to create a child that looks just right from thousands of combinations.
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What our customers say

More than a book: holding a book with both hands out of which a seedling is growing

In collaboration with Room to Read

Every copy of Be Brave sold contributes to Room to Read’s mission to end illiteracy and gender inequality across the globe. Room to Read’s educational programs have transformed the lives of 18 million children in low-income communities around the world. 

For every book sold on Librio’s platform, we donate one book through our More Than A Book program to Room to Read. As this book is a special collaboration, we are doubling that commitment and will donate two books for every copy of Be Brave sold.
Image of book bindings and the thickness of paper we use

Format and quality

We're fanatical about the quality of our products, from the hand-painted illustrations to the luxurious finish. They feel as good as they look and are printed on 100% recycled paper too, though you'd never guess. The book is 38 pages long and comes in two formats, softback and hardback.

Softback: 21.5 cm x 25.8 cm  / 8.46 x 10.16 in
Hardback: 22.2 cm x 26.5 cm  / 8.74 x 10.43 in

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A selection of our fabulously personalized children’s products

December last order dates

Printer Bear and team are going to be working through the nights and weekends to make sure you can order your Librio books deep into December.

Your last order date depends on how long it takes your book to get to you from Printer Bear’s workshops in US, Europe and Australia. 

Last order dates:
- 16th December

UK - 18th December

Australia - 14th December

Switzerland / Germany - 16th December

Western Europe - Tracked: 14th December | Express: 16th December

Rest of the world - Express: 12th December

If you’d like information for a specific country, please don’t hesitate to contact us.