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About the Company

How do I contact Custom Made For Kids?
You may or call us at 1-866-360-4546. We will respond to all inquiries within one business day (or sooner).


About Our Products

What is the book about?
The First Adventures of Incredible You is a delightful, rhyming personalized children's book about the everyday experiences and sensations of a young child. From splashing in rain puddles to cheering on a favorite team to smelling a favorite family food, the personalized storybook tells the story of this child's first several years of life. By adding the names of special people and places in the child's life to these universal experiences, the special child in your life will believe The First Adventures of Incredible You was written especially for him or her. Please click here to see the virtual book tour. The hardcover book is approximately 11 inches by 8.75 inches (landscape) in size and has 32 pages of full color illustrations (16 of which contain text).

Is there any kind of product guarantee?
Yes. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you or the gift recipient are not fully satisfied with your personalized chilren's book, please contact us by phone at 1-866-360-4546 or so that we may remedy the problem as soon as possible. Our aim is to uphold your reputation for giving extra special gifts and to provide a distinctive keepsake that will be cherished for a lifetime. We are very confident that our personalized storybooks will become a family favorite -- so order now -- there is no risk at all!

What if the information I entered turns out to be incorrect?
Please check and re-check the information you have selected for placement in the personalized children's book. If you are unsure of the accuracy of the information, please use the default options we have provided. Once we receive the order, we create the personalized storybook around the special information you have provided. If the information we receive is incorrect, we will have to start the entire process over to create the book with a completely new order.

What if the child's name is longer than the maximum number of letters allowed in the book?
You may use up to 34 characters to spell out the child's full name in the opening page of the personalized book. The reason for the limit is so that the words of the personalized children's book fit properly on the page. Exceeding the number of characters allowed would compromise the look of the personalized storybook. Our goal is to provide you with the most professional, highly customized personalized children's book possible. If your child's full name exceeds the limit, we suggest using the child's first and last names only in order to meet the space requirements. If you are not satisfied with this solution please or call us at 1-866-360-4546.

Does the book work for adopted children ?
Yes, of course. We were very careful to word our opening pages to ensure the story would work for adopted children. Our personalized children's book does discuss the child's birth date as we assume the parent(s) have designated a certain date for celebrating the child's birthday even if the actual date of birth is unknown. The custom storybook describes the birth date as the date the child "arrived" on the earth. The personalized children's book also mentions "the day you came through the front door" (but there is no reference to the child being an infant), so it works for a child of any age.

Will our personalized children's book work for all types of families?
Yes. One of our goals was to make this personalized children's book applicable to any family. We have made it easy to specify the child's special name(s) for the parent(s)/ guardian(s) throughout the custom storybook so that any type of family structure may be represented.

What if I don't know answers to some of the questions on the order form?
Even if you only know the child's name and birth date you can create a wonderful gift that is already as customized as other books on the market. We have provided default options for most questions on the order form in the event that you do not know certain pieces of information about the family. We do encourage you however, to answer as many questions as possible. You may be surprised at how much you do know and how easy it is to create a truly unique, personalized children's book that the child and his or her parents will treasure for many years to come.

What if the child has more than one sibling and I would like to include all of the siblings in the book?
In order to have this personalized children's book remain professional looking and to allow the rhyming verse to flow properly, we have limited the number of names you may mention in most passages to one. However, there are 3 different passages where a sibling's name may be used (e.g., the park, the rain and the bath scenes) so you may make a point of using the names of 3 different siblings in each of these passages.

Will the book work for twins?
This personalized storybook is intended to be a very special gift for ONE child -- given that the book is all about that particular child's life. Because there are character restrictions in place so that our personalized children's book remains professional looking and spaced properly -- it will be very difficult to include the full names of both twins in one book (and to make the book flow properly). If you would like to order only one book for twins -- please call us at 1-866-360-4546 to discuss your options.

Can the same family order this personalized children's book for more than one child in their family?
Yes. Each custom storybook has the same illustrations and essentially the same text, but you may distinguish the books from each other by varying the customized information as much as possible. This is a keepsake book that each child will want to have as a memento of his or her early childhood years.

What if the parents of the child receiving the book are divorced?
Each family has different circumstances surrounding divorce and those circumstances may affect the way you want the book to read. Please call us at 1-866-360-4546 so we can discuss which pages of the book involve the parents' names and together we can figure out the best way to include personalized information about the parents so that it reads correctly for your particular family.

Do you offer gift wrap?
We offer (for an extra $4.95) a slip case with the book. It is lime green with light green polka dots and works well for any occasion. The slip case (it looks like a large festive cardboard envelope!) also makes it easy to peek at the book before giving it to the recipient (if you are curious)!

What if I need a gift sooner than the promised delivery date?
We know that sometimes despite your best intentions to plan ahead, you might not have the time to wait for the book to be processed and shipped. While you may choose to pay extra to have the gift expedited (see Shipping Info), you may also choose to order a gift certificate or gift announcement as described below:


Gift Certificates
Gift certificates for The First Adventures of Incredible You may be purchased for $44.90, which covers the cost of the book ($36.95) and standard shipping ($7.95) to ship the book once it has been produced. A gift certificate allows the recipient's family to choose the personalized information to include in the personalized children's book. The gift certificate will be delivered to the e-mail that you specify on the order form under "recipient e-mail" approximately 24 hours after purchase. You may specify your own e-mail address if you wish to view the gift certificate before giving it to the recipient or are not sure of the recipient's e-mail address. This e-mail will contain a gift certificate code and directions for redeeming the gift certificate. If you cannot wait 24 hours for the gift certificate code, you do have the option of e-mailing or printing a gift announcement from our website that will let the recipient know that a gift certificate has been purchased for them. The gift announcement is accessible at the top of the shopping cart page or via the link below describing Gift Announcements. Please click here to learn more about gift certificates.


Gift Announcements
A gift announcement may be printed or e-mailed from our website by pressing the Gift Announcement button at the top of the shopping cart page or by clicking on the link below. The gift announcement lets the gift recipient know that either a copy of, or a gift certificate for, The First Adventures of Incredible You has been ordered for him or her and will be arriving soon. The gift announcement is particularly useful to someone who wants something to give to the gift recipient but doesn't have several days to two weeks for the custom made book to arrive or 1 day to wait for the gift certificate to arrive at the recipient's e-mail address. Please click here to learn more about gift announcements.


Shipping

How long does it take to receive the personalized chilren's book once it has been ordered?
Standard Shipping/FedEx Ground (domestic deliveries): Your order will be processed and shipped within three business days. Allow 8-10 days for shipping after processing. (Please allow extra time during the holidays.) Please check your order carefully before submitting it. Any mistakes will delay the delivery time.

Expedited Shipping/FedEx 2nd Day Air (domestic deliveries): Allow 4-7 days for delivery (includes processing and shipping time - Please allow extra time during the holidays.) Please check your order carefully before submitting it. Any mistakes will delay the delivery time.

Canadian Deliveries: Your item(s) will usually be processed and shipped within 3 business days and shipped via First Class International Mail.

International Deliveries: Your item(s) will usually be processed and shipped within 3 business days and shipped via First Class International Mail.

Gift Certificate: The gift certificate will appear in the recipient's e-mail mail box approximately 1 day after placing the order. You may also call 1-866-360-4546 and request that the gift certificate be mailed to the recipient, in which case it will arrive approximately 1 week after the order date.


How much does shipping cost?

For Standard Shipping/FedEx Ground (domestic deliveries shipping to one address):
1 book$7.95
2 books$12.95
3 books$15.95
4 books$18.95
More than 4 booksStandard Shipping is free!


For Expedited Shipping/FedEx 2nd Day Air (domestic deliveries shipping to one address):
1 book$19.95
2 books$24.95
3 books$29.95
4 books$34.95
5 books$36.95
6 books$39.95
More than 6 booksPlease Call!


**This service is available to accommodate those who need a book by a certain date (e.g., holidays or birthdays).


For Canadian Deliveries (shipping to one address):
1 book$17.95
2 books$27.95
3 books $37.95
4 books$45.95
5 books$48.95
More than 5 booksPlease Call!




For International Deliveries (shipping to one address):
1 book$22.95
2 books$29.95
3 books $38.95
4 books$46.95
5 books$49.95
More than 5 booksPlease Call!

Ordering

Is it safe for me to use my credit card on your site?
Absolutely! We utilize the latest SSL encryption technology to secure your order and personal information. After placing your order, credit card information is transmitted securely and never stored on our servers.

When will the charge appear on my credit card?
We charge your credit card upon receiving your order. Because each book is custom made, it is possible that you may see a charge to your credit card before receiving the book. Note: Charges on your card will appears as "International Printing Management."

Will the information I provide for personalization purposes ever be used for anything other than the personalization process?
At Custom Made For Kids, we are very serious about our customers' privacy and security. We will not sell, give or trade the information you provide to us to personalize the book. This information is used exclusively for the purpose of personalizing the custom storybook. If you have given us your e-mail address, we may send you timely promotional offers. However, we will not sell, give or trade your e-mail address without your prior written consent. To opt out, please . We do store your purchasing history, which we may use to enhance our product offerings or to customize your shopping experience.

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