The Book About You

Did you know, unless you were born on 29th February, you have a 1/365 chance of sharing your birth date with the rest of the world? A person's birthday is one of the most unique traits that make them, who they are and the key detail that makes The Book About You entirely unique.

  • Personalise with any Name, Date and Message
  • An A4 hardback record of the individual's life
  • A clever algorithm uses the Date to reveal unique facts
  • Find out the no.1 alums, the top films and more from the individual's birthday!
  • Embossed edition presented in a FREE gift box

Do you know what the greatest invention of your decade was, or who the reigning monarch was when you were born? How about the fashion trends that made your birth decade unique? No. We can’t think of those things off the top of our heads, but The Book About You certainly has the answers, each of which are determined by the Date you pick.

The individual will find out everything that has happened in their lifetime, including the most popular films, songs, sport and nostalgic snippets from their past. Important historical events are intertwined with unique facts relating to their birth date, such as every human being shares 99% of their DNA with them, but their make up is entirely unique.

The individual can think of this keepsake as, ‘my life story book’, personalised just for them - the perfect gift for someone who needs to be reminded of how special they truly are. Presented inside a unique gift box, this A4 hardback book features the recipient’s Name and any Date embossed on the cover of the book. Including the recipient’s Name throughout the hand-drawn illustrations, there’s over 60 pages of facts all about the individual's life.

The Book About You Personalised

Personalise the book with the recipient’s Name of up to 22 characters over 1 line. The Name will be embossed on the cover and featured throughout the book.

Choose any Date. This will determine the book’s content and be embossed on the cover. It’s advised ‘birthday dates’ are chosen to achieve the best detailed and customised content for the book.

Include a special Message of up to 80 characters over 2 lines, with 40 characters per line. This will appear on the opening title page.

More Information

The Personalised Book About You is available in A4 hardback, presented inside a free gift box. Your text will be printed exactly as you have entered it so please check spelling, punctuation and capitalisation. Accents and other symbols cannot be printed unless otherwise stated.

Delivery Details

Production Royal Mail 48 APC overnight 24hour
1-3 working days £4.50 £9.95

We operate Monday to Friday only, so weekends and holidays do not count in timescales quoted. Orders placed before 12pm begin production that day (day 1), while orders received after this time begin production the following day. Orders placed on a Friday afternoon or over a weekend will begin production on Monday (day 1).

UK Delivery Services

Royal MailRoyal Mail 48™ service takes between 1-3 days from dispatch

APC overnightAPC Overnight takes up to 24 hours from dispatch

International Delivery

Delivery times from production:

Location Royal Mail Air mail Fedex
Delivery Cost Delivery Cost
Europe 3-5 working days £9.50 1-3 working days £20.00
North America 5-7 working days £16.00 1-2 working days £40.00
Rest of World 5-7 working days £16.00 3-5 working days £40.00

For further delivery info please see here.

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Buy an Original Newspaper Instead...

Search for special dates in the world’s largest private archive of Original Newspapers, dating back to 1900. A Historic Newspaper from a date of personal significance, such as a birthday or anniversary, makes the perfect gift to commemorate the occasion.

  1. Choose Any Date
    Specify any day and month from the last 100+ years.
  2. Select Your Title
    The largest selection of the UK’s most popular, and rare, newspapers.
  3. Pick a Presentation Option
    Compliment your gift with one of many stunning presentation options.
  4. Certificate of Authenticity
    Every newspaper has been certified as a genuine original and includes a free personalised certificate of authenticity, including the recipient’s name, occasion and a personal message.

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