A personalized picture book preparing kids for their new school

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Perfect for ages 4-8
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  • Rated 4.9/5500,000 happy customers
    Read our reviews
  • Printed in the EU
    With you in 7-10 days
  • Perfect for ages 4-8
  • Ethically responsible
    Read more

About the book

When your child is feeling a teeny-tiny bit nervous about the first day school, they receive a letter from six children around the world, inviting them to visit and learn what it takes to feel confident in their new school. 

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 Welcome to School a diverse, colorful celebration of the world’s different cultures.


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.

Welcome to School is a wonderful way for your child to learn about and empathize with children going to school across the globe.


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.


A greeting card for starting school

Starting school is the first day in a new and exciting phase of life. Because the first day of school is a special occasion, how about adding their very own personalised greeting card to their gift? That extra special touch for an exciting new adventure.

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In collaboration with Room to Read

Every copy of Welcome to School 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 a portion of our revenue to Room to Read through our More Than A Book program. As this book is a special collaboration, we double that donation every time we sell a copy of Welcome to School.

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The perfect gift for starting school

Making new friends, learning to read and write, enjoying the playground - starting school is a real adventure! Filled with loving words and colourful illustrations, “Welcome to School" is the perfect gift for this special occasion. Personalize your copy and surprise your child at the start of school with a one-of-a-kind book gift.

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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How long does it take?

Our standard delivery times (including printing time):

USA: 7 to 10 business days
United Kingdom: 4 to 7 business days
Australia: 5 to 9 business days
Europe: 7-14 business days
Rest of the world: 10 to 14 business days

Information about express shipping and other countries can be found here.