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Parents: How to Get Your Hands on 30 Free Kids’ Books, From Captain Underpants to El Chavo

Updated April 8, 2016
by Maryann Akinboyewa
Contributor
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Calling all book lovers — Kellogg’s, Walmart and Scholastic want to give you up to 30 free books!

Whether you’ve got a youngster, early reader or tween at home, you’re sure to find a few good options. Take your pick of more than 80 titles from Scholastic, including classics like Clifford the Big Red Dog, Goosebumps and The Baby-Sitters Club.

Here’s how to get your hands on your books.

How to Get Free Books

First, you’ll need to go shopping.

Head to Walmart and look for specially marked packages of Kellogg’s products like Cheez-It crackers, Apple Jacks cereal and Pop-Tarts. (Use an app like Ibotta or Checkout51 to save some cash on your purchases!)

Look inside for the 16-digit code, and enter it here. You’ll need to create an account, but it’s quick. Or, you can choose to sign in with Facebook.

To enter your code, you must be a U.S. citizen aged 13 or older, so you’ll have to help your kids choose their free books.

Choose whether you prefer a physical book — which the company will ship to your address, free of charge — or an ebook.

If you want to read your ebook online, you can do so in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari. If you’d prefer to download it, follow these steps in the FAQ.

Pass It On

If you buy these Kellogg’s products but don’t need any books for yourself, enter your code anyway and choose the “donate” option.

You’ll get to choose the book you’d like to donate, and the school that will receive it. There’s your good deed for the day!

Enter your codes until March 31, 2016.

And if you’re looking for more free or low-cost books, check out this post for more ideas.

Your Turn: Which free book will you pick?

Disclosure: We have a serious Taco Bell addiction around here. The affiliate links in this post help us order off the dollar menu. Thanks for your support!

Maryann Akinboyewa is the Assistant PR Coordinator at Taylor Media Corp. 

by Maryann Akinboyewa
Contributor for The Penny Hoarder

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