Frequently Asked Questions

To address the questions we get asked most, here are some answers about how our book subscriptions work.

Are news updates available?

Yes! We send a quarterly newsletter with  our new children's book favourites and special offers. View our latest issue & Sign up for news! 

What's the best reason to subscribe? 

We promise our books will inspire your children to build compassion and good conscience, but we know trust is earned. Feel free to try the books out during our special offers.  View possible offers!

How do Reading Points and Rewards work?   

First off, as of January 2021 your points will be doubled! For every new book subscription you start, and on every subscription renewal, you receive 10 Reading Points each month. After 50 points you can start redeeming them for Reading Rewards! This includes discounts on subscription renewals, a free month of service, a free book bag and soon even more. An email and a Points card are sent to notify you when you earn new Reading Points and shares how you can review and claim your Rewards. You may also login to your Account at any time to check the balance of your Reading Points and redeem available Rewards by applying them to your subscription or shopping cart. Curious about the Points in your Account? Login! You'll also earn 10 points if you Review us on Facebook! 

What's included in a subscription?

To welcome you and your child(ren) to our community, the first time you receive our subscription service we include a tote bag with your unique children's book package to help carry your books around and encourage reading wherever they go! 

Each monthly delivery will include a unique children's book and activity sheet. You'll also receive useful information about the book, including how it inspires a more humane world. Plus, every book comes with a handmade bookmark, and often a small surprise to bring a touch more joy (ex: stickers, notebook, postcard...). 

  • If you subscribe for a 12 month Home Subscription your child will receive a personalized book, meaning your child's name will be included in the story!
  • If you subscribe for a 6 month School subscription your child's class/library will also receive a children's book!

Interested in subscribing? Get started!

How does a subscription work?

We provide 2 types of subscriptions:

  • A Home Subscription provides you children's books every month - and is delivered to your desired address.
  • A School Subscription provides you children's books every month - and is delivered to your desired school.

(For more details see: "How and when are subscriptions delivered?")

We offer 3 types of books in each subscription to span 3 age groups:

  • Pre-Schoolers (ages 3-5)
  • Early-Readers (for ages 6-8)
  • Keen Thinkers (for ages 9-11)

The type of books included in a subscription may be modified at any time. You may also specify which of our book themes interest you most so we can prioritize your preferences. These are: Cultural Diversity, Activism, Humane Living, Environmental Care, Animal Welfare, Human Rights & Equality, Peace & Gratitude, Health & Well-being.

Within each subscription, we offer 4 types of monthly plans:

  • A "Month to Month" (monthly) subscription plan provides you with 1 book package at the start of the following month. The subscription automatically renews every month on the 11th day. 
  • A "3 Month Prepay" subscription plan provides you 3 book packages over a 3-month period, where you receive a delivery at the start of every month. The subscription automatically renews every 3 months on the 11th day of the final month. 
  • A "6 Month Prepay" subscription plan provides you 6 book packages over a 6-month period, where you receive a delivery at the start of every month. The subscription automatically renews every 6 months on the 11th day of the final month.
  • A "12 Month Prepay" subscription plan provides you 12 book packages over a 12-month period, where you receive a delivery at the start of every month. The subscription automatically renews every 12 months on the 11th day of the final month. 

Your subscription renewal may be skipped or canceled at any time simply by logging into your account and managing your subscription details. You can also email us the request (to hello@LittleHumaneBooks.com). Interested in subscribing? Get started!

How and when are subscriptions delivered? 

(Updated on 02/02/2021) Monthly book packages for "Home Subscriptions" are delivered by our delivery partners, Mondial Relay and bPost. Your book packages are shipped on the 5th day of every month and sent directly to the address you provide us. (We no longer use a collection point.) Our delivery partners aim to deliver packages in Belgium within 5 working days once they receive them, however some delays can be expected due to COVID-19. The delivery fee in Belgium is 5 €.  For other EU, UK, and international deliveries, packages should arrive in 5 to 15 work days and fees vary. 

Monthly packages for "School Subscriptions" are posted directly to the school address that you provide us, specifically on the 5th day of the month via personal delivery. We mainly deliver these packages to Belgian schools. The delivery fee to Belgian schools is 2 €.

For all cases, subscriber addresses are only needed for account management purposes. 

How often will my subscription be re-billed? 

A subscription automatically renews and gets re-billed based on its subscription plan (aka billing period). Our "Month to Month" (monthly) subscription plan automatically renews and re-bills every month on the 11th day. Our "3 Month Prepay", "6 Month Prepay" and "12 Month Prepay" subscription plans automatically renew and re-bill every 3, 6 and 12 months respectively, specifically on the 11th day of the final month. Your credit/debit card will automatically be charged the subscription fee unless you skip a renewal period or cancel your subscription. You may login to your Account to manage these settings anytime or make the requests by emailing us (at hello@LittleHumaneBooks.com). Have an Account? Login!

How do School Subscriptions work, given COVID-19? 

Our School Subscriptions operate during the school year (September-June). When you order this type of subscription we will deliver all of your books during the school year in which you began the subscription, which means you may receive multiple packages in June. 

Please note: We are working with respect to COVID-19 regulations, which means you could experience a delivery delay on your School Subscription. We will always strive to adhere to our regular schedule but should you have any questions about School Subscriptions please email us (at hello@LittleHumaneBooks.com). 

What schools can subscriptions be delivered to?

Most of the schools, or educational centers, that we provide our subscription service to are those that teach in English or teach some English and are located in Belgium. When you choose a School Subscription we offer a list of schools and centers that we already provide subscriptions to, but if you don't see the school or center you wish to use, you simply provide its name and address before you Checkout. Interested in subscribing? Get started!

How do Gift Cards work?

Our Gift Cards offer a way to give our subscriptions to children's books as gifts.   A digital gift card may be applied to any one of our subscription services for up to 6 months. 

Gift Cards may only be sent digitally. Gift Card senders control when their recipients receive their Gift Card. A Gift Card is not sent to a recipient at the same time that it is ordered. As such, a receiver email address is not needed to order a Gift Card, but supplying a gift message is recommended to personalize the gift. 

Once a Gift Card is ordered, the purchaser will receive an email with the Gift Card information that they can use to forward to their gift receiver or print and present to their receiver if they wish to do so. As such, a purchaser address is only needed for account management purposes. Interested in offering a Gift Card? Get started!

To set-up a book subscription using a Gift Card, simply visit our website, set your preferences, and include your gift card code in your order page. If a customer has a Gift Card and an existing subscription they may apply the Gift Card to the renewal of that subscription and whatever balance is left on the subscription will be billed to their credit/debit card after. A gift card may be used more than once as long as it still has money on it. Gift cards apply to the final order total which includes shipping fees.

Why is an Account needed when I make my first order? 

When you order your first subscription (or Gift Card) with us, you will be prompted to create to an online Account. An Account allows you to update information related to your order(s), like your contact details, and manage any existing and new subscriptions that you start. 

An Account allows you to also keep track of any Gift Cards and Book Lover Points (for Rewards!) that you receive and redeem them on new or existing book subscriptions. Have an Account? Login!

And last but not least...

What special offers do you have?

Sign-up for news on our offers! And here's our latest offer!  

We're hosting a FREE Online Speaker Series on Embracing Humane Parenting and it's full of inspiration, knowledge, and practical advice to rediscover values to raise children as mindful humane leaders. Giveaways and special offers are included! Register at: EmbracingHumaneParenting.com 

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Past promotions (now expired):

1. To benefit from our offer to receive FREE shipping on our children’s book service, get started with a Personal/Home Subscription and choose a “Month to Month” plan before November 30th 2020. Before you submit your order on the Checkout page be sure to enter the discount code "SHIP4FREE"

Our "Month to Month" plan provides you with unique children's books and gift items on a monthly basis. You receive a delivery at the start of every month to your your specified address. 

The value of the discount is equal to the shipping cost to your specific location (starting at €3,25). This offer is limited to a certain number of subscribers and only on the first month of their subscription. The subscription automatically renews every month on the 11th day. A subscription renewal may be skipped or canceled at any time simply by logging into your account and managing your subscription details, or by emailing us the request (to hello@LittleHumaneBooks.com). Get started! 

2. To benefit from our offer to receive a FREE month of our children’s book service, get started with a School Subscription and choose a “6 month prepay” plan before October 31st 2020. Before you submit your order on the Checkout page be sure to enter the discount code "BACK2SCHOOL" . 

Our "6  month prepay" plan provides you 6 unique children's book + their gift items over a 6-month period, where you receive a delivery at the start of every month to your child's school. 

The value of the discount is equal to one month of service in our “6-month Prepay” plan (€20,00). This offer is limited to a certain number of subscribers. Delivery fees are extra. The subscription automatically renews every 6 months on the 11th day of the final month. Your subscription renewal may be skipped or canceled at any time simply by logging into your account and managing your subscription details.

3. To benefit from our offer to receive a free month of our children’s book subscription, get started with a Personal/Home Subscription and choose a “3 month Prepay” plan before August 31st 2020. Before you submit your order on the Checkout page be sure to enter the discount code “BOOKHAPPY”. 

Our "3 Month Prepay" subscription plan provides you 3 unique children's books and their gift items over a 3-month period, where you receive a delivery at the start of every month. 

The value of the discount is equal to one month of service in our “3-month Prepay” plan (€22,00). The offer will be limited to a certain number of subscribers. The subscription automatically renews every 3 months on the 11th day of the final month. Your subscription renewal may be skipped or canceled at any time simply by logging into your account and managing your subscription details.