Tag Archives: personalised-childrens-books

Beyond Ordinary Stories

Lots of children holding Tickled Moon personalised books

How Tickled Moon’s Personalised Books Help Children Build Confidence and a Positive Self-Identity “An outstanding success as a gift, he loves the idea of having a book about himself, a pleasure to read. Highly recommend.” – Karen on “The Birthday BOO!”. Every child deserves to feel special and empowered. While traditional off-the-shelf picture books captivate […]

What make the BEST birthday surprises?

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(For a 2 or 82-year-old??) “SURPRISE!!!!” A word on your birthday that may fill you with delight…or horror. Birthday surprises are fun to organise and can be great fun to experience. They can be hugely elaborate or a quiet gesture, but whatever you decide to do, you need to get it right for the person […]

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 […]

What’s In the Current Child’s Names?

(And how it’s bye bye Isabel & Harry and hello Aurora & Xander) It’s interesting isn’t it, how every generation has its own ‘feeling’ and fashion of child’s names. You don’t see any Alisons and few Simons (the Tickled Moon creators) being born at the moment, but our grandparent’s names are right back in vogue.  […]

Peachy Poetry – Part Two

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(For Perfecting Playfulness) Yes it’s back! By popular demand (thanks mum…), MORE Peachy Poetry, this time for Perfecting Playfulness! (And if you’re thinking What Is Peachy Poetry? – then check out Part One for a full explanation of the genre and numerous early examples.) But first, how do you define playfulness? And perfect it?? People […]

The 7 Key Benefits of a Personalised Children’s Book

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“There’s no other book out there like it.” (You and Yours BBC Radio 4) I remember, many years ago, receiving a rather different Christmas present from my big brother Malcolm. It was a personalised book called “Wizwam and I in Africa”. It wasn’t a particularly great story and the quality was fairly ropey, but it […]

Peachy Poetry – Part One

Peachy poetry

(For Pointless Procrastinating…) Peachy Poetry? A little known form of the genre, invented circa 2019 by the poet (ahem) Alison Reddihough and dedicated to short, mostly rhyming musings about totally random things. Poetry that is… well, Peachy. And Pointless Procrastinating? Hey, don’t knock it! Pointless Procrastinating is underrated (as is Peachy Poetry). Both are a […]

What makes a great, personalised, children’s book??

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(And where can I find one???) “Imagine a story so specialAbout a very unusual friendWhere YOU are the star of the storyFrom the start, right to the end. So enjoy this book dear (FIRST NAME) Because it’s written just for you!And given with lots of special loveAnd monster cuddles too!” (Dedication in “The Birthday BOO!”) […]

Personalised books with a BIG heart

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(or Tickled…Who/What/Why???) A very big welcome to Tickled MoonWe know you’re very smart,So please take a look at our personalised bookCos it’s funny, with a great big heart.Maybe you’ll subscribe to our newsletter,And hopefully you’ll come back soon,As we’ve lots of books and rhymes to comeJust for you, at Tickled Moon. OK. First things first… […]

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