Personalized Classic Books for Teens

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It's never too late or too early to introduce teens to classic books - especially when it stars them! You personalize these timeless classic stories by providing the names and features. Share the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes with your mystery loving reader or take walk down the yellow brick road in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Many titles to enrich and excite your favourite teen!

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Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll's warm, funny classic is now available as a personalized adventure starring you or the lucky young girl on your gift list. 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.

Sherlock Holmes

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, Dr. Watson, or even elusive, beautiful Irene Adler.

Phantom of the Opera

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 .

The Wizard of Oz

Step into Dorothy's classic slippers and follow the yellow brick road with Toto, Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion in L. Frank Baum's beloved adventure, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz! But remember -- there's no place like home... there's no place like home...


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!

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

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!

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.

Jane Eyre

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.

Anne of Green Gables

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?

Purchase The Wizard of Oz ebook.
All books are available in paperback, hardcover and ebook editions.
"My daughter and I loved reading about the magical world of Oz. Imagining my baby girl in a world full of fighting trees, flying monkeys, munchkins and witches was a blast! There was no telling what would happen next, and it's so easy to connect to characters when the book is about you!"

Margi O., Manchester Center, VT

Purchase Treasure Island paperback.
Swashbuckling pirates and Long John Silver!
"My son is not a huge reader and we forgot how long Treasure Island is - he read all 300 pages over the weekend! Maybe it was the pirate eyepatch and bandana we got him to go with the book ; ) Your books really do motivate kids to read!"

Jim C., Sarnia, ON

Purchase Anne of Green Gables hardcover.
Personalized version of the beloved classic.
"My mom bought me this book for my birthday and I absolutely LOVED it. I'd never read 'Anne of Green Gables' before and it was so much fun. I've never even been to Canada, but I can picture it so well in my head now. I'm definitely going to tell all my friends about Book By You."

Sierra J., Big Bear Lake, WI

"A fantastic book for anyone who loves the classics. The personalized version truly transports you to another time. My daughter loved starring in her very own copy of 'Anne of Green Gables'!"

Karen S., London, ON