Awards

  • Tuesday Mushroom King is the recipient of a Preferred Choice Award and Toy of the Year Finalist Award from Creative Child Magazine. The Creative Child Magazine Awards are given to quality children's products that are recognized for their excellence in promoting creativity in play.”

  • Exceptionally beautiful book with a creative and imaginative use of backgrounds and photography. The very sweet story is absolutely enchanting. When you add in the fact that your child is the star, well, you can imagine that this book will quickly become a bedtime favorite.”

  • flattenme not only sparks the imagination of a child, but takes a story which starts as a moment in time - a photograph - and then becomes something entirely new.”

In the Press

  • Fabulous new line of e-cards!

  • Give your child a moment in the spotlight when you make them the star of their very own children's book.

  • Top pick for Daily Candy kids!

  • With his photo on the cover and inside, you just might avoid sending him to kindergarten in his Huggies.

  • Flat Stanley, meet Flat Sarah. Or Flat Stephen. Or whoever else's photo you'd like!

  • The result is stunning and endearing. The storyline is fun, and their magical elves do a topnotch job.

  • My son has decided he wants to be a pirate for a living, because recently he's become the star of Here There be Pirates.

  • Whimsical, adventurous stories with gorgeous illustrations -- starring your kid!

  • Considering what a struggle potty-training can be, it only makes sense that it could ease the transition if your child could actually see themselves on it!

  • Every once in a while, a product leaps out in front of us and it's love at first sight.

  • It will truly spark the imagination of your child while giving them the positive reinforcement needed while learning to use the potty.

  • The books far exceeded my expectations. The image quality and printing was excellent... definitely an A+.

  • The picture of your child seamlessly fits into the illustration, giving it a very believable and charming look.

  • Using wonderful words, beautiful artwork, and just the right amount of pixie dust, the team at flattenme weaves a flat version of your favorite little person into the most enchanting stories.

  • Magically transform your child in their very own personalized storybook adventure.

  • Pirates, fairies & potty hunters, oh my! Any child will treasure these endearing and stunningly beautiful, award winning stories.

  • The best way to experience a fairytale? To be the main character, of course! That's now possible thanks to flattenme.

  • Check out an interview with flattenme founder Margo Redfern on ABC News segment Home Work

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  • The magic of this story is enhanced with fanciful and imaginative illustrations

  • These books make a great gift!

  • Make your child famous

  • We've featured dozens of business concepts that use personalization, but this is definitely one of the cutest.

  • Love, Love, Love what this company is doing. Each story is so well written and every picture of your child looks real!

  • 33 Fun Things to Do with your Photos Online

  • April Staff Picks – 'perfect for fairy and pirate fans

  • Finally, an alternative to Once Upon a Potty!

  • "If you want something, you have to earn it." - flattenme founder, Margo Redfern

  • "To truly believe that you're going to succeed, no matter what--simply because you're going to work hard and everything will fall into place--is an absolute necessity for entrepreneurs", Redfern says.

Celeb Favorite!

Celebs who own flattenme books

  • Reese Witherspoon
  • Madonna
  • Ben Stiller
  • Marcia Gay Harden
  • Ludacris
  • Joey Fatone
  • Melissa Joan Hart
  • Denise Richards
      

flattenme gift certificates included in celebrity VIP gift bag at 22nd Annual American Cinemathaque Award honoring Julia Roberts
        - Highlighted in US Weekly


Oscar & Emmy Award Winning Marcia Gay Harden

What child (or adult for that matter) doesn't like to see themselves in a story? What a wonderful and empowering idea! The stories are delightful, and my kids loved imagining themselves in the fantasy world you created.

Best,
Marcia Gay Harden


N'Sync & Dancing with the Stars Joey Fatone and wife Kelly

Our daughter absolutely loved it. We read it twice before she went to bed. I had to order it for my god kids!!


Melissa Joan Hart

I wanted to thank you for the adorable and funny book for my son about potty training. We've read it every night since we opened it. This book is helping get him excited about potty training again.

Celebrity Babies

A personalized book with a twist! The artists do a great job of really blending your kid into the background.

Customer Reviews

I very rarely contact a company about something I ordered. I just have to say I was blown away by the quality of the book I ordered for my granddaughter. I had forgotten all about it when it arrived and I was just stunned how lovely it was. I cannot wait to hear her reaction when she receives it. Thank you SO much, and believe me I will order again! Keep up the good work. It's a great idea.”
- Keely's' grandmother, California

I received my order today - and I have to say that I'm really impressed! The book that I ordered for my daughter Emma's upcoming birthday is fantastic - everything I hoped for and more. :)”
- Emma's mom, Tennessee

The book is adorable and right up Catherine's alley. She always gets me to read to her when we baby-sit. She will squeak at the top of her lungs!”
- Catherine's grandma, California

She really loved it and I've never seen her so excited. It was the perfect gift for her.”
- Emma's uncle, Milan, Italy

Ross is in love with his book. My friend was here on Saturday night. She went absolutely crazy for it. She can't wait to get one for her daughter!”
- Ross' mom, California

My son wasn't all that interested in books until he received Tuesday Mushroom King as a present. He's been acting out all the scenes and sleeping with it ever since!”
- Will's dad, Texas

We LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Jackson's book - he thinks it's so great to see himself! I still can't get over how nice it is and how wonderful his little cute face looks in it!”
- Jackson's mom, Massachusetts

Thank you for my Vivian & the Tuesday Mushroom King. It is the best book I have.”
- Vivian, age 4

We love the potty book and guess what, 1 week after she got her book she was completely potty trained. It inspired her and that's exactly what I was hoping for!!!”
- Brigitte, Louisana

Just a note to say I now have ordered two of these books for our granddaughter. They are wonderful. So well made and the quality is terrific!! She loves seeing herself in the books!!!! Thank you for the perfect gift”
- Lana, Texas

Alyssa had to bring her favorite book to school for her teacher to read since she was "star of the week" last week. Without hesitation she chose her Tuesday Mushroom King book. I was at the back of the classroom for the reading, and I wish you were there to witness the scene with me. The entire class ADORED the book! They were so excited to see their friend in the book, and they loved the story itself. Lots of oohs, ahhs and laughter. Afterwards they all crowded around to get a better look at the pictures. Alyssa mentioned that her teacher put the book beside her desk and everyone was still checking it out that entire week. The teacher liked the book too since she said there were lots of "wow" words, which is what they were talking about in writers' workshop that week. So there you go. A definite hit with the first graders in room 6.”
- Alyssa's mom, California

I am famous. My book is a best seller!”
- Caity, age 6

I bought your book for my niece's fifth birthday. While I was hesitant to purchase this book sight unseen, I thought it would be a fun gift for my niece. I'd like you to know that she got such a kick out of this book. I was on the phone when she opened the package and she giggled uncontrollably. She was so taken by her name and photo running throughout the book. She took the book to class today for show-and-tell. Her teachers and her classmate's mothers loved it. I hope you get more orders!!”
- Helen, New Jersey

Your ecards are wonderful! I've sent them to just about everyone I know and several people are already looking for just the right photo of their own children to order books of their own! I love this product. I love it, I love it, I love it!! Did I mention that I love it?”
- Stacey