OwlCrate Jr Goodies In Full Bloom

By: Shanleigh Klassen Photo By: @hannasandvig

Flowers are budding, birds are returning, and the weather is (slowly but surely) warming. At long last, I think we can say spring is here!

What better way to celebrate a new season than by getting hold of some great boxes, books, activities, and goodies? Until March 31st, use code BLOOM to save 20% off all items in our BOOKS IN BLOOM shop collection. Scroll down to check out just a few of our favorites that are sure to liven up your spring.


Unboxing photo showing a purple book titled Willodeen, a wooden birdhouse, a puzzle, a tote bag, a green school pennant, and a yellow early-reader booklet.

OwlCrate Jr September 2021 'CREATURE COMMUNITIES' Box: Spring always brings to mind the return of wildlife and this box is filled with great goodies inspired by some of our favorite literary critters. In this box, you’ll find a Frog and Toad-themed puzzle, a Charlotte’s Web tote bag, a school pennant inspired by the Nevermoor series, a build-your-own birdhouse kit, and our featured book, Willodeen by Newbery Medal-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author Katherine Applegate.


The book The Elephant in the Room by Holly Goldberg Sloan rests on a wooden table, surrounded by sunflowers, pink flowers, and small white flowers. To the right of the book is a signed bookplate in a orange and pink rectangle. The book cover shows the silhouettes of a girl and an elephant with a orange and pink gradient in the background.

Photo by @pages.for.dawn

The Elephant in the Room by Holly Goldberg SloanThis beautiful and tender story follows Sila as she befriends and helps an eccentric elderly man create a beautiful garden paradise for a rescued circus elephant. Full of heart, reality, and happy endings, this is a perfect book to welcome in this new blooming season.


A bag of tea is centered, with a pile of books and small pumpkin in the background. The image on the bag shows a cartoon red flower with two eyes in a pot. Text at the top reads Riddle's Tea Shoppe and Curiosities, and the text below reads Fire Flower Power-Up decaf tea blend.

Photo by Riddles Tea Shoppe

Fire Flower Power-Up TeaThis delicious (decaf!) cinnamon apple tea is inspired by the powerful Fire Flowers from the Super Mario universe. Power-up with a cup and you’ll be ready to face any challenge!


A floating umbrella hangs suspended in the air, a bookshelf of books in the background. The umbrella is a bright teal and a yellow trim around the edge. The umbrella is covered in various symbols and celestial imagery in darker teal and yellow.

Interdimensional Rain Showers UmbrellaApril showers bring May flowers, or so the saying goes. Stay dry this rainy season with this umbrella inspired by A Wrinkle in Time. How many nods to the Time Quintent can you spot?


A calligraphed quote framed by a teal border with various floral imagery is itself framed in a empty black frame. Surrounding the frame and print are flowers, cotton buds, small red hearts, and a green butterfly.

Photo by @xiomys_book_tales

True Light Shines Art Print: This inspiring verse from OwlCrate Jr favorite The Apprentice Witch is the perfect reminder to always let your magic light shine through.


A Wizard of Oz-themed lunch bag stands upright, surrounded by yellow flowers and a bookcase in the background. The lunchbag image shows the yellow brick road with red poppies on either side leading up to the green city of Oz.

Emerald City Lunch Tote: As we venture from the greys of winter into the technicolors of spring, be sure to bring along this handy lunch tote, and remember, there’s no place like home!


An orange-capped test tube science kit stands upright, with orange and blue-filled test tubes and an OwlCrate Jr box in the background.

Ooze Lab Sunshine Slime: Let the sunshine in and get messy while doing it! This Ooze Lab test tube kit allows you to learn a bit and have fun doing it by making your very own sunshine slime.

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