Category Archives: Personalised Children’s Books

I dedicate this book…

All of Tickled Moon’s personalised books start with a short, personalised, dedication poem. However we also offer the chance for our customers to write their own dedication underneath that and we often get asked “What is the dedication?” or “What shall I write?” So we thought it would be useful to put together some ideas […]

Which Personalised Book?

An adventure up into the sky, the longest of cuddles, a quirky wrapper or a very silly story, or how about a hairy monster or 2? “Utterly adorable!! Personalised with names of family members/friends who all appear in the book – this is probably the most beautiful children’s gift you could wish for 😍” – […]

Creating a Cuddle!

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Why a personalised story about a cuddle? Simply because, you can’t beat a cuddle, especially with your children and grandchildren. To be enveloped in a cuddle is to know security and comfort, contentment and joy. It is an expression of pure love. And creating a personalised cuddle that YOUR CHILD starts with you, that your […]

The Joyful Adventures of Tickled Moon!

Personalised book cover of the Joyful Adventures of Tickled Moon

The highlights of our first year! It’s been a truly amazing, joyful adventure creating our business Ticked Moon and our personalised books. It all started with a spark of an idea over 2 years ago and we’ve recently completed our 1st year of trading.  Setting up a new business in these challenging and competitive times […]

How to Tell a Great Children’s Story

Haanah Smith Award Winning Storyteller

An Interview with Award Winning Storyteller – Hannah Smith Children LOVE being read to. And any parent or grandparent will know that reading a children’s story with a small child can be one of the most delightful moments of your day. It’s also good for both of you! For the child it can help their […]

Meet our Inspirational Illustrator!

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An interview with Jodie Wonford A good children’s picture book may revolve around a good story,  but the illustrations are an important part of helping to bring it to life. So when we started Tickled Moon, we knew that finding a good illustrator would be crucial to the success of the books. Jodie Wonford was […]

Positive parenting through unsettled times

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And how joyful activities with your children can help you all When our normal lives are turned upside down, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. We can’t think straight and all our best intentions for positive parenting can go out of the window, as we struggle to find the ‘right way up’ to get through each […]

On writing “The Birthday BOO!”

alison and the birthday boo book

(Or How to Create a Monster….) Yesterday, as I sat at my desk, gazing out of the window, I noticed a spider starting to spin its web. It started with one strand and then slowly, meticulously, began the painstaking process of putting another strand into place, until the whole web was perfectly complete. And so […]

The Present-Day Christmas Story

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(with a bit of help from the Queen, the Grinch and Joan Rivers…) “At this time of the year, our thoughts turn towards…” …well our dear old Queen, in her yearly Christmas Day speech, would have us thinking it’s the Commonwealth. However (correct me if I’m wrong) I’m not sure that that’s the first thing […]

What make the best birthday surprises?

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(For a 2 or 82 year old??) “That’s enough!” said (CHILD’S FIRST NAME)(Who’d had enough of the BOOs)“That’s not the surpriseThat most kids would choose They want (CHILD’S FAVOURITE BIRTHDAY GIFT)A party, friends and cakeLots of fun thingsTo play with and make” (from “Your Child’s Name and The Birthday Boo” personalised book by TickledMoon) Our […]

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