I LOVE books. I am a huge fan of books for children and a big supporter of anything that gets kids excited about literacy. When a child becomes excited about reading, the world literally opens up for them. I See Me! has developed a great way for children to not only get excited about reading, but to literally be a part of the story! I See Me! places your child right into a beautifully written and illustrated story.

In “My Very Own Name” (the title we were blessed to receive and review), the animals in the forest are so excited to welcome a new baby into the world. After announcing the child’s birthday (something my daughter LOVED), the animals take turns bringing letters for the child’s name. The book ties in letter and name recognition beautifully, as animals that also begin with each letter bring the letters for the new baby. In my daughter’s book, the hippo brings the first letter, an H. On each subsequent page, your child will watch their name come to life. When their first name is spelled, the animals will begin to bring the letters that form their last name! (How cool is that?!) My daughter also loved that she found her own name on the title page in a special dedication! This book certainly made Hannah feel special and I cannot express enough how much she loved seeing her name come to life in this adorably written (and rhyming!) story by Maia Haag.

This book has quickly become a cherished favorite of my sweet girl.I love that she will always have a reminder of how special she is to us, and love that we had an easy way to do something truly JUST FOR HER. It was so much fun to delight with her as she would say, “I know that the next page will have an N!”, and then watch her excitement over seeing which animal would bring the letter. The charming prose of Maia Haag and the gorgeous illustrations of Mark Mille make My Very Own Name a truly special gift for any child.
Want to see how the book works? You can watch the video below, or click HERE to take a virtual tour!

I See Me! also offers a wide variety of other personalized books, that are the PERFECT gift for any occasion! They even make books for Christmas and Hanukkah, and books to honor a new big brother or big sister! Whether your child loves pirates or fairies, there is a personalized book just right for them.

You can purchase a copy of “My Very Own Name” HERE for just $32.95 (see the special February offer below!). I See Me! even offers a personalized puzzle that corresponds with this title that you can purchase HERE! (Wouldn’t these items be a great way to show a child JUST how special they are?!) I encourage you to check out the I See Me! website and see everything they have to offer!
However, one lucky Chasing Supermom reader will WIN a copy of My Very Own Name, and be able to personalize it for a child they love! Good luck!

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And, right now, through the month of February, I See Me! has a special on the “My Very Own Name” book and gift set! Just enter code “special” at check-out, and receive 15% off!