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Different Genres of Personalized Books by Manimal Tales


Personalized books have revolutionized the literary world, offering readers a chance to become part of the story in a deeply meaningful way. From enchanting adventures to heartwarming tales celebrating milestones, personalized books come in a wide array of genres, each catering to different interests and occasions.

    1. Name-Based Adventures
    2. Seek and Find Books
    3. Birthday Personalized Books
    4. Personalized Books as Baby Gifts
    5. Personalized Books To Celebrate Dad/Mom
    6. Personalized Value Teaching Books
    7. Personalized Career Exploration
    8. Personalized Love Books
    9. Personalized Books about Climate Change



Name-Based Adventures:

Name-based books remain a cornerstone of personalized literature. These books transport readers into fantastical worlds where they are the heroes of their own stories. Whether battling capitalists FatCats or helping Coralee save our seas, name-based adventures immerse readers in thrilling narratives that feel tailor-made just for them. Name-based books are cherished by children for their ability to create a deeply personalized reading experience. Featuring the child's name prominently throughout the story, these books engage young readers on a personal level, making them feel like active participants in the narrative. Additionally, name-based books spark children's imagination and creativity by inviting them into imaginative worlds where they can envision themselves as the heroes of their own adventures. This emotional connection enriches the reading experience and encourages children to develop a lifelong love of reading. Through interactive elements such as hidden illustrations or plot-altering choices, name-based books encourage active participation, keeping children engaged and motivated to continue reading. Overall, name-based books offer a personalized, empowering, and immersive reading experience that celebrates each child's uniqueness and fosters a lifelong love of storytelling and literacy.


Seek and Find Books:

Seek and find personalized books combine the joy of exploration with the excitement of personalization. These books are filled with vibrant illustrations teeming with hidden objects or characters, prompting readers to embark on a scavenger hunt to find specific items related to their interests or characteristics. For children, personalized seek and find books offer more than just entertainment; they foster cognitive skills such as attention to detail, visual discrimination, and problem-solving. As they scour each scene in search of specific items, they sharpen their observational skills and learn to focus. There are many personalized seek and find books out there, each with their own twist to them but finding a chameleon in different scenarios is most fun!

From KarmaChameleon in a bustling cityscape to him being  camouflaged in a bustling park, seek and find books offer hours of interactive entertainment for readers of all ages. So next time you're looking for a gift that's as unique as you are, dive into the world of personalized seek and find books. Whether you're on a wild quest or just chilling and soaking up the fun, these books promise hours of entertainment and memories you'll treasure forever.



Birthday Personalized Books:

Birthdays mark significant milestones in our lives, and personalized books dedicated to birthdays capture the magic of these special occasions. These books range from whimsical tales of birthday adventures to heartfelt reflections on growing older. Whether it's a custom story starring the birthday celebrant or a keepsake book filled with cherished memories, birthday-themed personalized books make for thoughtful and memorable gifts that will be treasured for years to come.

In a world where moments pass by in the blink of an eye, personalized birthday books like our Happy Birthday Book offers a tangible way to hold onto the memories that matter most. Whether it's a gift for your child or a loved one, our  birthday book serves as timeless reminders of the love, laughter, and joy that birthdays bring into our lives.



Personalized Books as Baby Gifts:

Welcoming a new addition to the family is a momentous occasion, and personalized books for babies offer a delightful way to celebrate the newest member of the family. These books often feature charming illustrations and simple, rhyming text customized with the baby's name, creating a soothing and engaging reading experience for both parent and child. Whether it's a bedtime story or a playful exploration of colors and shapes, personalized books for babies foster early literacy skills and create precious bonding moments between parent and child.

Personalized books for babies are like a warm hug in literary form. Picture flipping through the pages and seeing your little one's name woven into the heart of the story, transforming each tale into a personal journey just for them. Whether it's a soothing bedtime story like Your Child in Dreamland or a playful exploration of colors and shapes with our Letters, Number’s and Me book, these books create a world where your baby is the star of the show, captivating their imagination and nurturing their love for storytelling from the very beginning.

What better way to welcome them into the world than with personalized books designed just for them? These precious literary gems are more than just stories; they're a celebration of the newest member of the family, woven with charm, love, and a touch of magic. With Your Baby’s Story book, you can add your own pictures to make it even more special and a  keepsake for the years to come.



Personalized Books To Celebrate Dad/Mom:

Parents play an integral role in a child's life, and personalized books dedicated to moms and dads celebrate the unique bond between parent and child. These books often feature heartwarming stories or playful adventures starring the parent and child as the main characters.

There's no bond quite like the one between a parent and their child, and personalized books dedicated to moms and dads capture the essence of that special relationship in a truly unique way.

Let's start with "All About Mom." This isn't your typical generic book filled with clichés. No, this is a personalized journey through the life of your mother, capturing all the moments that make her truly special. From her childhood adventures to the wisdom she imparts as she grows older, every page is a testament to the love and devotion she pours into her role as a parent. It's the perfect way to say "I love you" to the Most Valuable Mom in your life and a gift she'll cherish forever.


And then there's "All About Dad." With the option to add your own photos and a personalized message, this Photostory becomes more than just a book; it's a keepsake to treasure for years to come. Imagine flipping through the pages and seeing your dad's smiling face staring back at you, immortalized in the pages of his very own story. With details tailored to him, he becomes the star of the show, transforming each page into a reflection of his unique personality and experiences.


But what truly sets personalized books apart is the power of storytelling. Through heartwarming tales and playful adventures, they celebrate the superhero dads and nurturing moms who shape our lives in countless ways.



Value Teaching Books:

Personalized books aren't just about storytelling; they're powerful tools for education too! Imagine diving into a world where exciting adventures intertwine with valuable lessons, creating a captivating journey of discovery for young readers. From exploring the wonders of the natural world to delving into the complexities of friendship and empathy, educational personalized books offer a treasure trove of knowledge wrapped in the guise of adventure.


Let's start with "Your Child and the Rainbowbird." In this heartwarming tale, your child joins Rainbowbird on a journey of self-discovery and acceptance. As Rainbowbird faces teasing from CattyCat and Crew, your child learns the importance of celebrating uniqueness and embracing diversity. Through this story, they discover that it's okay to be different and that kindness and empathy can conquer even the toughest challenges.

Next up, we have "Your Child and the Grumpopotamus" This book goes into the significance of friendships and why they matter. As your child explores the dynamics of friendship, they're encouraged to reflect on their own relationships and the value of loyalty, trust, and support. Moreover, the book gently addresses the universal experience of grumpiness, offering practical strategies for managing emotions and promoting self-care—a valuable lesson for children of all ages.

And let's not forget Your Child and the Zookeeper. When DandyLion finds himself in a tough situation at the hands of the ZooKeeper, it's up to your child to come to the rescue! Through this thrilling adventure, they learn about the importance of empathy, courage, and resourcefulness in helping others in need. As they navigate the twists and turns of the story, they're empowered to think critically, problem-solve, and stand up for what's right.



But what makes these educational personalized books truly special is their ability to blend learning with entertainment seamlessly. Through engaging narratives and relatable characters, children are inspired to explore new concepts, expand their horizons, and develop essential life skills—all while having a blast along the way.

In a world where learning is often confined to textbooks and classrooms, educational personalized books offer a refreshing alternative that sparks curiosity, ignites imaginations, and fosters a lifelong love of learning. So why not get on an adventure of knowledge and discovery with your child today? After all, the greatest lessons are the ones we learn while having fun!


Personalized Career Exploration Books:

For children with boundless dreams and aspirations, personalized career exploration books offer a thrilling journey into the world of careers. These imaginative and informative books inspire young minds to explore a myriad of exciting professions. From traditional to unconventional careers, each page is filled with possibilities that ignite the imagination and encourage children to dream big. We have 3 such books that help children imagine themselves to be *literally* anything in this world, let it be a zooming zorber or a jug juggler. If they can think of it, we have it!

  1. "What Will I Be? An A-B-C Story!": This personalized ABC book is anything but ordinary! Instead of the usual run-of-the-mill professions, children are introduced to a world of exciting and imaginative careers. From astronaut to zookeeper, each page presents a new adventure waiting to be explored. It's the perfect book for toddlers who are just beginning to discover the wonders of the world around them.
  2. "What Will I Be? A Spooky A-B-C Story!": Who says career exploration can't be spooky? In this Halloween-themed personalized ABC book, children embark on a ghoulishly fun journey to discover imaginative professions with a twist. From ghost hunter to zombie wrangler, each page is filled with thrills and chills that will delight young readers and ignite their creativity.
  3. "A-B-C, What Will I Be? The Sports Edition": Calling all sports enthusiasts! The NEWEST edition to our ABC Collection! This personalized ABC book is a celebration of athleticism and passion for the game. From athlete to surfer, children explore a wide range of sports from A to Z, discovering new interests and possibilities along the way. With their name cleverly hidden on every page, young athletes will feel like champions as they embark on this sports-filled adventure. 


Whether it's soaring through the stars, braving haunted houses, or scoring goals on the field, personalized ABC books open doors to endless possibilities and inspire children to chase their dreams with enthusiasm and determination. So why not spark their curiosity and ignite their imagination with a personalized book that celebrates the exciting world of careers? After all, the future belongs to those who dare to dream big!

Personalized Love books:

In a world filled with fleeting moments, finding a gift that captures the essence of your love and celebrates the unique bond you share with your significant other can be a challenge. That's where personalized love books come in. These beautifully crafted books are more than just gifts; they're timeless keepsakes that highlight the greatest moments from your relationship and create a book you both will cherish forever.

But what sets personalized love books apart is the ability to add your own personal touch. By incorporating your photos into the book, you create a visual masterpiece that brings your love story to life.

"All About Us" is more than just a book; it's a journey through the greatest moments of your relationship. From the first flutter of butterflies to the laughter-filled adventures you have shared, each page is a testament to the love that binds you together. With heartfelt words and stunning visuals, this book paints a portrait of your love story, celebrating the milestones, the memories, and the magic that make you who we are.

But what truly makes "All About Us" special is the opportunity to add our own personal touch. By incorporating our photos into the book, we transform each page into a treasure trove of memories, a visual timeline of our journey together. Each photo is a snapshot of a moment frozen in time!


In a world where words often fall short, personalized love books offer a way to express your love in a tangible and meaningful way. So why not give the gift of love and create a personalized love book that captures the beauty of your relationship? After all, love is the greatest gift of all, and personalized love books are the perfect way to express it!

Personalized Books about Climate Change:

In times when environmental conservation is more important than ever, personalized books act as powerful tools for educating and empowering young minds to make a difference. These eco-adventures not only entertain but also inspire children to take action. We have two personalized books that tackle climate change and teach kids how they can make a positive impact.

"Your Child's Underwater Adventure New": Dive into an exciting underwater adventure with your child as the hero! When Coralee, the mermaid princess of Hotlantis, finds herself in trouble because of the deteriorating coral reefs, it's up to your child and their Manimal friends to save the day. Through teamwork and determination, they work to convince Big Busyness to take action and protect the delicate ecosystem of the ocean. This personalized adventure story not only entertains but also delivers a positive and actionable message about the importance of preserving nature and protecting our oceans.

"Your Child The Tree Warrior": In this heartwarming adventure, your child discovers a plot by the Oiligator and his friends to destroy Manimal Forest in search of oil. With the help of their Manimal friends, your child becomes a Tree Warrior, leading the charge to save the forest and educate Oily about the importance of conservation. Through bravery and ingenuity, they demonstrate the power of individuals to make a difference and inspire positive change in the world. This personalized story is a call to action for children to stand up for the environment and protect our precious natural resources.

Both of these personalized eco-adventures are not only entertaining but also educational, providing children with valuable lessons about environmental conservation and sustainability. By immersing themselves in these stories, kids learn about the importance of protecting our planet and discover ways they can contribute to making a positive impact in their own communities. With empowering messages and exciting adventures, these personalized books inspire children to become environmental advocates and champions for a greener, healthier world.




General Questions

Manimal Tales is a publisher of beautifully illustrated personalized books. We have personalized books for children and adults. From birthday books to new baby tales, and from bedtime stories to ABC books, we have custom books for all occasions!

We even offer PhotoStories, our personalized picture books with photos.

At Manimal Tales, we fervently believe every child should be the hero of their own story!

Personalized books (or custom books as they are sometimes referred to) allow the reader to become the hero of the story - literally.

The main character in the story is the reader / receiver of the book, and is represented by an avatar that looks like them. There are usually lots of additional personalized details printed in the stories, including the receiver's name, age, family members and more.

Our PhotoStories offer a whole new level of personalization by allowing you to add your own photos into the story and have them printed out with the book.

Browse through our collection of custom books to see which ones work for your loved ones!

It's super easy to personalize your own book!

Browse through our collection of personalized stories and select the titles you want. On the product page, add the details required to personalize the book (name, age, family members, photos etc.). You can then preview the entire book before you buy, so you know exactly what you're going to get!

Once you're satisfied, add the book to your cart, enter your payment details and your unique, one-of-a-kind personalized book will arrive on your doorstep in 6 to 9 days!

The short answer is that it depends on the personalized book title in question!

All books will have your loved one as the main protagonist and their name will be printed on the book cover as well as in the story.

In some of our books like Dreamland and What Will I Be? the (the An ABC Story) your loved one's name is printed on every page.

In our Manimal Tales series, in addition to your child's name, you can select an avatar that looks like your child.

In our custom baby tales, Your Baby's Story and Your Baby's Story (Sibling version), you have to enter names and select avatars for the parents and the siblings as well.

And for our PhotoStories, you can further customize the books by uploading and adding your own photos directly into the book. The stories have been written to incorporate the photos as part of the story itself.

Whichever personalized book you do choose, we guarantee your loved one's will love our custom tales just as much as we do!

We have books for all ages and occasions! On the menu bar at the top of the page you can filter through our collections of personalized books by a variety of different criteria.

We have personalized books for:

- Birthdays

- New babies / baby showers

- Bedtime books

- Back To School / ABC books

- Seek & Find books

We also offer custom books with engaging stories about:

- Friendship and bravery

- Standing up for your beliefs

- Animal rights and adventure

We have personalized books across all ages:

- 0 to 3 years

- 3 to 6 years

- 6 years and above

- Adult stories

Lastly we have our PhotoStories, which allow users to upload photos and have them become part of the story!

- Happy Birthday Personalized PhotoStory

- Your Baby's Personalized PhotoStory

Nothing beats getting a book with your name on it!

Personalized books are treasured and loved by all, and make great keepsakes.

We offer custom books for all occasions, ensuring you will always find a book to meet your needs.

You can always reach us by filling out our Contact Form.

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