Barnes & Noble announced today that it is partnering with Put Me In The Story, a personalized book service owned by Sourcebooks.
Two-hundred Barnes & Noble stores will carry the personalized books, including You! by bestselling author, artist, and designer Sandra Magsamen, The Night Night Book and I Love You So by award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator Marianne Richmond, and the New York Times bestseller On the Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman. The books will also be available online.
Put Me In The Story allows parents to create personalized versions of bestselling books and add their children into the book alongside the written characters.
“We are incredibly excited to partner with Put Me In The Story and bring Barnes & Noble customers the added offering of personalizing some of their favorite books,” said Mary Amicucci, chief merchandising officer of Barnes & Noble.
Barnes & Noble and Put Me In The Story plan to expand the in-store, personalized book program, offering more books in additional stores throughout the year.
“At Put Me In The Story we create personalized books from some of the best books and authors, and starring some of your very favorite characters,” said Dominique Raccah, publisher and CEO of Sourcebooks. “We’re thrilled that now Barnes & Noble booklovers will have the chance to tell their unique stories through our bestselling personalized books.”
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