Personalized Childrens Books for Boys

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Adventurous personalized children's books for boys! Make him the star in our award-winning personalized chapter books that teach boys to read real books. They break codes, find clues, unravel mysteries and follow their dreams! Don't forget to also review the personalized classics for boys and our Book By You exclusive, The Young Adeventurers Collection. Fun abounds - a gift to be cherished forever!

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The Young Adventurers Collection

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.

The Secret Code

In The Secret Code, a pair of clever young friends must solve an increasing number of puzzling mysteries after an important school project goes missing, their hard-earned money vanishes, and someone cracks their secret code!

They've been planning an excursion on a thrilling balloon ride for a year, working hard to earn enough to go. When the money disappears, our wannabe detectives investigate the case by passing secret notes, interviewing witnesses, and using their wits to determine whodunnit. Fun and suspense for all miniature sleuths!

Riddles and Codes

Riddles abound in this lively tale as readers have a chance to join the fun, ferreting out clever clues and decoding messages in multiple secret codes as the characters encounter a false friend, a new friend, and an elderly friend as they face challenges, setbacks and false leads. The hilarious final scene brings a big surprise you won't see coming. This personalized book is a treasure that brings lots of smiles.

The Magician

With a talent for magic, the star of The Magician entertains with magic tricks, charm, and surprises. He or she stands by a misunderstood skate park owner and learns lessons about confidence, loyalty, and friendship. With a collection of ten thoroughly explained magic tricks designed for children, this book will delight and thrill your little magician over and over again.

The Hidden Key

A pair of clever, delightful children tumble into an adventure when the star of The Hidden Key accidentally takes home the wrong coat and finds money, a bill and a key in the pocket. Because the bill has to be paid the next day, the main character and best friend are faced with a difficult dilemma which creates a surprising adventure for the two of them.

The consequences of their decisions require attacking a tough scenario with clever thinking, resilience and determination as they work to surmount barriers and attempt to outwit a crafty adversary.

Coaster Mania

Coaster Mania's excitement and adventure focuses on roller coasters when our stars have an opportunity to test a new video game and are mysteriously transported into the game's amusement park.

Will they be able to avoid capture by park workers who mistakenly believe they are thieves? Can they find and rescue a special lost pet? The characters are challenged as they solve problems with ingenuity and tenacity.

The book describes how to build a model roller coaster with inexpensive materials.

Treasure Island

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.

The Jungle Book

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?

Fowl Play

Fowl Play is filled with fun, mystery and adventure. The suspense begins when our lead characters witness a fire that destroys an old factory building owned by a quirky inventor studying animal communication. Our industrious young sleuths start collecting clues to uncover the mystery of who set the fire...and soon encounter a talking parrot, a mysterious pair of rival scientists, and a bunch of friendly animals.

Who's behind the fire -- and why does the helpful parrot go missing? This fast-paced story of surprising twists and turns will keep young readers guessing!

Two Children and It

In Two Children and It, a pair of friends discover a magical but grumpy wish-granting creature who teaches them to be careful what you wish for... just in case you get what you want!

This wonderful tale is adapted from Edith Nesbit's classic fantasy novel, Five Children and It, and has three personalized characters. A perfect gift for kids of all ages.

The Amulet

In The Amulet, our young leads embark on a thrilling, mystical journey to find their beloved pet, guided by a mysterious golden amulet and the curious, cranky creature called the Psammead.

Though this is a sequel to Two Children and It, The Amulet stands on its own and like all our children's novels is an exciting adventure for kids of all ages.

The Book of Dragons

The Book of Dragons is 130 pages of excitement spanning four separate short stories.

Our personalized characters are daring, cunning and courageous as they deal with dragons - some friendly and some dangerous! A set of charming, funny adventures sure to please both children and adults.

The Phoenix and the Carpet

In The Phoenix and the Carpet, our young characters embark on a series of adventures when they find a mysterious egg within an ancient carpet. A talking phoenix with an attitude adds to the chaotic fun!

Whizzing around the globe, the pair of friends soon get in and out of trouble thanks to their hilarious companions and not-always-wise wishes. A treat for children and the young at heart!

The Shutterbug Detective

Our main character receives the gift of a phone under the condition of taking at least one picture every day to record their summer vacation. On the very first day our main character witnesses the theft of a bicycle and, with the help of a good friend, they set out to discover the identity of the thief and the victim. Added to the adventure is a missing pet and a friendly anonymous prankster. In solving the mysteries, the characters learn that things are not always what they seem and also the value of friendship, tenacity, and observation.

Peter Pan

Introducing 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.

Robin Hood

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.

Song Quest

In Song Quest, two brave, musically-gifted children risk everything to save their village from a disease with only one cure--found in a distant land across the sea.

Using all their wits and the magical power of music, these courageous kids meet strange and wondrous creatures, save a captive princess, and use their own artistic skills to unlock the power within themselves. Song Quest is a thrilling adventure perfect for encouraging kids to unleash their creativity!

A Christmas Carol

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.

Purchase Coaster Mania ebook.
All books are available in paperback, hardcover and ebook editions.
"I'm a happy grandma! Coaster Mania was a hit for my grandson's birthday. It's tough to get him to read but he couldn't put it down. He loved having our dog Rusty in the story. I'll be back for more."

Tammy F., New Castle, DE

"Best book ever! My son already has three of your kid's books and Coaster Mania is his favorite (Secret Code is a close second). He loves roller coasters so that didn't hurt!"

Sherry G., Snellville, GA

Purchase Fowl Play paperback.
Two mysteries in one and a talking parrot.
"Fowl Play is awesome! My youngest son goes crazy for anything with mysteries or puzzles, and putting him at the center of the action was the best birthday present ever. Now his 7-year-old sister wants a copy of her own, too. We'll probably get Secret Code since I know she'll love that too. Thanks!"

Rita & Jeremy, Brooklyn, NY

"I'm a parent and a teacher, and I wish our school could buy Fowl Playfor the whole class - it's the perfect way to encourage reading and critical thinking!"

Richard B., Chicago, IL

Purchase The Phoenix and the Carpet hardcover.
A classic story reimagined.
"We gave our grandsons their own copies (we've learned our lesson from last year) and you should have seen the grins on their faces, especially when they saw their pictures on the back. They love starring in these stories, and we love putting them in the spotlight!"

Mr. and Mrs. N., Pratt, WV

"Thanks for your amazing novels. This is my favorite so far. In the book, the kids misbehave but learn how to solve problems together, and what I love is that even with the 'lessons' there's always humor and excitement."

Steph C., Elyria, NE