Caroline Vanderlip


New Technology Veteran to Expand Strategic Partnerships with Publishers and Retailers

NEW YORK, NY – September 29, 2008 – Lasting, personalized and easy-to-create gift books for kids can now be ordered online and delivered right to your front door, thanks to

Today's launch of's online Kids Store,, provides one-stop online shopping for a variety of classic children's books that can be quickly and easily personalized. With new classics like Pinkalicious and time-honored classics like The Wind in the Willows and Alice in Wonderland now available for personalization, offers dozens of children's best-known and beloved classic books that can be turned into one-of-a-kind, lasting gifts featuring photos and a personalized greeting.

Shoppers can simply and easily upload a photo and create a dedication that will appear in the front of the book. In some instances, a book's back cover can be personalized as well. The gift book is then printed in hard cover and shipped free to the buyer, for receipt within 10-14 days from, prices range from $19.95 to $30.00. With a selection of over 80 classic titles for kids of all ages, and more titles being added daily, there are endless possibilities for gifts that will be read and treasured for years to come.

"We hope these personalized books will inspire gift givers and encourage young readers," says Caroline Vanderlip, Chief Executive Officer, SharedBook Inc.

"We are grateful for the support of our publishing partners, as they have joined with us to re-think how books can utilize technology to create something lasting and special."

About SharedBook
SharedBook's Custom Publishing platform allows customized and personalized books to be created dynamically and then displayed as flipbooks on the Web, downloaded as PDFs, or professionally printed. SharedBook specializes in integrating and publishing data from various sources through its own proprietary tools, which dramatically change the economics of book publishing. SharedBook's platform supports the traditional publisher's interest in personalization, and allows web content providers to become publishers. SharedBook partners includes, and for personalized cookbooks; CaringBridge, Funeralnet, The Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc and for commemorative books;, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, and Steamboat Ski Resort, for travel-related books, among others. For more information: or