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Unboxing: OwlCrate Jr. January 2021

“Inner Magic”

OwlCrate Jr. January 2021 Unboxing

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OwlCrate Jr started 2021 with a bang with this great box full of super fun goodies and a highly anticipated middle grade read that is receiving great early praise! Here’s what was inside the January Inner Magic box:

I know I’ve said it before, but I absolutely love getting yummy smelling bath products in book boxes and this month OwlCrate Jr included a fresh, fruity bath bubble from Whipped Up Wonderful. Our bath bubble had scents of orange and peach and all things fruity, but various scents were sent out. These awesome bubble bars were inspired by Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Whipped Up Wonderful bath product

Cold winter days inside full of reading means we need plenty of hot drinks! Riddle’s Tea Shoppe has crafted this delicious caffeine free, rooibos tea with vanilla and caramel flavours and cinnamon spice … it really just tastes like a mug full of coffee cake! I’m always excited to get a Riddle’s Tea creation because their teas are gluten free, nut and dairy free which is important in my allergy sensitive household.

Riddle's Tea - Leonora's Magical Mischief Blend

Next up we have this delightful collection of 20 super colourful gel pens. These gel pens come in their own case so you can keep everything nice and contained and together! A wide selection of neon, vibrant, and sparkle coloured pens were included and after testing every colour out I can honestly say they are some of the best gel pens I’ve tried! Super pigmented, write incredibly smoothly … and who doesn’t want sparkles in their ink?

Gel Pens

To go with our gel pens is the great You Are Awesome Journal by Matthew Syed. This black and white journal comes crammed full of pages to inspire, motivational quotes, introspective activities, quizzes, journalling prompts, and creative idea pages to fill to your individual heart’s content. Hopefully inspiring you to embrace the creative, magical you that you are!

You Are Awesome Journal

The very first middle grade my daughter and I read together was actually The Apprentice Witch in 2017, so this really beautiful art print featuring a lovely quote from the book is super special to me! Designed by @ladychubbletters, I will definitely be framing this and hanging it in my daughter’s room.

The Apprentice Witch quote

This month’s collectible sticker was designed by @jestinasoutherland and I am seriously intrigued to see the role this little critter will play in our monthly book pick.

OwlCrate Jr. January 2021 sticker

Which brings us to the monthly book, Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston. This gorgeous book came with an OwlCrate Jr exclusive cover, a signed bookplate, letter from the author, and a special bonus bookmark. Amari and the Night Brothers is one of my most anticipated middle grade reads of 2021 – if magic schools, supernatural creatures, and mysteries are your thing, this is the book for you!

Amari and the Night Brothers

If you missed out on this box, there are a few left in the shop at owlcrate.com. Sign up now for February’s Write It Downbox which will feature a really exciting mystery story along with a Diary of a Wimpy Kid item and other goodies to help inspire you & your littles to write! **Remember to use my code TALES15 to save 15% at checkout!**

 

Cherylhttps://www.aotales.com
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