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Personalized Books for Kids: The Little Boy/Girl Who Lost His Name


Last Updated on July 21, 2023 by Bilingual Kidspot

Personalized Books for Kids

Jump straight into an adventure with these exciting personalized books for kids. The LOST MY NAME BOOKS – The Little Boy Who Lost His Name and The Little Girl Who Lost Her Name – are fun filled customized story books that come in English plus a whole range of other different languages making them perfect for bilingual kids.

Personalized books for kids are a favourite of mine because I find that children get so excited when they hear that the book is about them. If you haven’t already, check out another review I did for “The Incredible Intergelactic Journey Home

This particular personalized children’s book has a bit of a twist though, as the book isn’t just about your child, it is about your child’s name.

I have two little boys, and we received two copies of “The Little Boy Who Lost His Name”, from WONDERBLY to review. A copy in Italian and a copy in English.

The stories are different because the letters of each of their names are different, which makes it even more exciting. They have been a great addition to our multilingual library and they make the perfect gifts too.

Lost My Name Books

The Story of The “Lost My Name” Books

This personalized story “The Little Boy Who Lost His Name” follows a little boy who wakes up to find that his name, which had been stuck on his door the night before, has vanished. He sets out on a magical adventure to find his name, meeting various characters and creatures along the way.

Each of the characters generously helps the little boy, giving him one letter of their name so that he can find his own. So, for example if your little boy’s name is Jack, he might meet a Jaguar, an alligator, a chameleon, and a koala. Or if you have a little girl called Bella, she might meet a bear, an elk, a lion, a lobster, and an angel. Some characters are different depending on the language of the book.

The illustrations are bright and colourful on each page. The story is cleverly created in rhyme and my kids find it very engaging in both languages. I also find it fun to read.



Making Your Personalized Kids’s Book

There are two versions of the personalized book for kids depending on the sex of your child.

“The Little Boy Who Lost His Name”
“The Little Girl Who Lost Her Name”. 

And the great thing is that you get to see your completed book before you order so you know exactly what you are getting when it arrives.

The process of choosing and ordering the book is interactive from the start. You simply visit the Wonderbly website and fill in the blanks. First you fill in your child’s name, and the language you would like the book to come in.

At present, “The Little Boy Who Lost His Name” comes in 12 languages.

Website preview: Making your personalized book

When you have completed the name and language, you select either the girl or boy version of the book and choose the hair colour of your child to really personalize the book even more.

You can also add your own personalized message if you like, but I loved the one they had set so we stuck with this one:

We meet a lot of magical and wonderful creatures throughout our lives.
These are just the first. We hope you meet a whole lot more.

Viewing your personalized book

The next process is viewing your book online and confirming the characters.  There is more than one for most letters so you can choose which you prefer. This also ensures that if your child has two of the same letter they don’t repeat. Once you have finished you can proceed to order.

Books are A4 Landscape size with high quality paper and beautiful illustrations. Each book is made personally for your child so it takes a few days to produce and print. They are quite quick to post though, ours arrived within a week.

Lost My Name Books – Wonderbly

Do the Lost My Name books sound good to you? These personalized books make the perfect gift for any child. For more information check out their WEBSITE HERE.

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