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Each novel has a unique cast of characters to personalize, with names, eye colors, hair colors and styles, and more! You select the featured names (displayed on the front cover for paperbacks, and on the first page of hardcovers) and add a dedication. You even have the option to upload a photo for the back cover!
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With 23 beloved literary classics, Classic Book By You lets you visit Neverland and Transylvania, solve crimes in Victorian London, fall in love with Mr. Darcy, have a tea party with the Mad Hatter, set sail with Long John Silver, or experience the captivating Dickensian world of Ebenezer Scrooge yourself. Live the fantasy®... order now! Check out our Gift Guide to find the perfect present for your loved one. There's still time to say, 'I love you' for Valentine's Day! Click here for last minute Valentine's gift suggestions.
A book written for girls of all ages,
Anne of Green Gables,
Book By You's compilation of fairytales for younger girls,
The Fairytale Princess Collection,
and for boys,
The Young Adventurerers Collection
and the Kipling classic,
The Jungle Boy.
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Charles Dickens' beloved classic is the perfect holiday gift, where you can take on the role of Scrooge (or maybe you'll play his harried clerk, Bob Cratchit). Learn the true lesson of keeping Christmas all year.
Jane Austen's classic tale of two sisters--responsible Elinor and headstrong Marianne--who fall in love in their own very different ways, suffer heartbreak, and finally get their hearts' desire. Step inside their story along with their family, as well as suitors Edward Ferrars, John Wilhoughby, and Colonel Brandon.
Frances Hodgson Burnett's popular children's novel tells the story of Mary, a sullen girl who discovers a hidden garden that needs to be tended, and loved--and she blossoms along with the garden. Along with good-natured young gardener Dickon and Mary's sickly cousin Colin, Mary experiences the healing power of nature.
From Classic Book By You: Star as the personalized heroine in our new edition of Emma, Jane Austen's tale of a young woman's determination to meddle in her friends' love lives--and the havoc wrought by her well-meaning plans. Emma's spirit and stubborn ways cause no end of trouble... especially when she finally uncovers the truth in her own heart and learns that love is right before her eyes.
Agatha Christie's beloved mystery, starring the incomparable Tommy Beresford and Tuppance Cowley, gets personal. You and a friend become Agatha's tenacious investigators, and find Jane Finn and her treaty papers before a fringe communist group. Follow in their footsteps as Tommy and Tuppance face friend, foe, and many a dead end on their harrowing quest to save a nation.
In Jane Austen's classic Regency romance, you can take the role of imaginative, love-struck Catherine Morland, or her love interest, captivatingly handsome and wise Henry Tilney. Northanger Abbey is perfect for those who enjoy a page-turner with a happy ending!
Agatha Christie's debut mystery, now featuring you in the role of her most famous detective Hercule Poirot! Or perhaps you'd like to act as the stalwart narrator, Lieutenant Hastings? It's up to you in this captivating tale of murder-by-poisoning at an isolated manor in the British countryside. A classic mystery for would-be detectives everywhere!
Step into the world of Once Upon a Time in Book By You's Fairytale Princess Collection, with ten personalize-able stories starring your little princess and her handsome prince! This unique, one-of-a-kind anthology is perfect for anyone who believes in the magic of Happily Ever After!
Become part of Charlotte Bronte's most famous romance, Jane Eyre, a timeless tale of mystery, passion, and true love. Step into the shoes of the intelligent, opinionated heroine, Jane Eyre herself, or play the role of the moody, mysterious master of Thornfield Hall, Edward Rochester.
Step into these classic tales and begin the adventure of a lifetime alongside your friends! Book By You's one-of-a-kind compilation The Young Adventurers Collection features three personalize-able characters -- our intrepid hero, a friend who lends a helping hand, and a princess in need of rescue, all of whom make this journey one you'll want to take again and again.
Lewis Carroll''s warm, funny classic is now available as a personalized adventure starring you or the lucky young girl on your gift list. Fall down the rabbit hole and discover a magical world of wonder and fantasy.
Imagine being the guest at the Mad Tea Party... playing croquet with a flamingo... or even confronting the Queen of Hearts' famous "off with her head!" Alice in Wonderland is filled with excitement and laughter, and this unique personalized classic edition starring you will be treasured forever.
Jane Austen's final novel Persuasion takes you on a twisting path through misunderstandings, stubbornness, drama, and-- of course-- romance as Anne Elliot and Frederick Wentworth grapple with their feelings about the past... and each other. Will they end up together, or does fate have something else in mind?
With all of Rudyard Kipling's Mowgli stories collected in one volume, The Jungle Book follows a young boy raised by wolves. Mowgli learns the rules of the jungle with beloved characters like Baloo the Bear and the panther Bagheera. But will the world of man steal him away from his wild and free life with his wolf family?
Romance, tragedy, secrets, and yes, sword fights! Book By You's personalized adaptation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has it all. With this free ebook, you can fall in love as one of the most famous couples of all time! "For never was a story of more woe; than this of Juliet and her Romeo."
Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic comes to life in a whole new way in the personalized version of Anne of Green Gables. This heartwarming tale stars a young orphan girl mistakenly sent to live with an elderly brother and sister pair who requested a boy from the orphanage. Will they send her back, or will she finally find a place where she belongs?
One of the most thrilling pirate adventures of all time -- is now available in a personalized edition. Imagine starring as the young boy who climbs aboard the Hispaniola with Long John Silver and his band of mutineers!
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale features both swashbuckling action and important lessons about responsibility, greed, bravery and loyalty in a timeless saga of seafaring excitement. Treasure Island is perfect for the boys on your shopping list.
Bram Stoker's immortal novel of gothic horror lets you confront -- or become -- the infamous Count Dracula yourself in literature's most famous vampire tale. Visit Transylvania and discover the haunting secrets of the undead!
From Classic Book By You: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, one of the most beloved love stories of all time, Our version of this witty and romantic tale lets you play the role of clever, feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennett or handsome, haughty hero Mr. Darcy as they clash their way through misunderstandings and false impressions... and fall in love.
Introducing the personalized Peter Pan. J.M. Barrie''s enduring classic is now available as a personalized novel. Fly off to Neverland to meet the Lost Boys, magic fairies, and of course, pirates!
Kids can imagine themselves as Peter Pan, Wendy, or even Tinker Bell. Even parents can join in! Our leads save the princess Tiger Lily and do battle with fierce pirates... including the infamous Captain Hook. The personalized edition of Peter Pan will be treasured forever.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's brilliant detective hunts for clues in twelve cases ranging from international intrigue to domestic disputes. Now you can delve into these classic mysteries yourself by portraying Sherlock Holmes, loyal friend (and narrator) Dr. Watson, or even elusive, beautiful Irene Adler.
From Classic Book By You: Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera is the timeless, haunting story involving a twisted musical genius and his obsessive love for a beautiful opera singer. Now you can portray innocent heroine Christine, her noble protector Raoul, or even the tormented Phantom himself. Perfect for fans of the many movie adaptations and Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running musical.
This enduring classic version of the legendary noble outlaw is now available as a personalized novel starring you or the lucky children in your life. Explore Sherwood Forest and help the poor find justice while evading the evil Sheriff of Nottingham!
Kids and adults alike can imagine themselves as Robin Hood, Maid Marian, Little John, and more! The personalized edition of Robin Hood will be treasured forever.