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Free books when you join

Quite expensive

It all started with a MC Donald's happy meal. There was a number on the children's happy meal box to phone to claim your free book on the new film called cars, so when we got back I rang the number and they took my details and joined me to a book club called Grolier. I thought it would just be a...

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They lied to me, Terrible customer service!

After giving birth, I realised that the parent and baby company called 'Bounty' was trustworthy. After all, they see you in the hospital and give you lots of freebies in a bag and seem really nice and understanding of your needs as a new mother. So when you get a call at home from someone who...

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NOT ONE!!

Stress, time consuming, terrible customer service,...

About 3 months ago i purchased a magazine with a flyer in for Grolier books. It said i could get a welcome pack with 2 free bob the builder books and dvd's and in with these would come the next 2 in the series for me to look at. If i liked them and wanted to keep the books i would be charged for...

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“perhaps 40 years ago”

published 26/02/2003

pretty pictures

incomprehensible for target audience

This opinion is not all about Grolier as a whole, but their offer on Thomas the Tank Engine books. My mother-in-law gave loads of books bought from Grolier book club to my 3 year old Thomas-mad son for Christmas. Clearly she had seen the offer and thought that it would be perfect for him. And in...

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absolutely nothing positive about this company

this is a faceless, unethical, sales driven, mone...

Grolier - Dont be fooled this is a diabolical company that cant be trusted. It makes its business by contacting couples who have just given birth (a emotional and happy time in their lives) and offers them free books for their new child. Few couples refuse. Its now only a matter of time before...

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Satisfactory

“Grolier than thou”

published 18/06/2006

Free books

Unclear terms and conditions

As a special treat I took my daughter to a fast food resteraunt for a 'kids' meal.On the side of the box was a voucher for a free book. The free book was chicken little. This movie was surronded by hype at the time and all I had to do to receive my free book was fill in my details on the grolier...

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“What expence for a few books”

published 28/12/2003

books to your door.

Almost everything

Were do you start with this one. Going from my experiece having brought from them for over a year now. I shall start firstly with the books. From what I have recieved 1st steps to reading, first steps to maths, the disney club and finally the thomas the tank club. The quality of the books is to...

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“growler@grolier”

published 24/09/2003

not any

you try to phone them

This book club seems great at first,they first contacted my by phone about 2 yrs ago. "would you like a set of books?" "errrrr no" "you get 2 sent and if you dont want to continue you get to keep one free" FREE!"ooh ok then send me them" dont just say no...i did get 2 books sent to me,they were...

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Satisfactory

“My first steps to learning”

published 06/03/2007

Lovely books and great collections

They dont leave you alone and are difficult to con...

I bought this fantastic set of books for my preschool children to give them a head start with the alphabet, reading, numbers and maths. The set comprises My first book, 24 A - Z books (A-W have their own book and XYZ is combined into one book) which all have great illustrations, show different...

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“They just keep coming.”

published 21/03/2006

Lovely books.

Expensive, they don't understand cancel my members...

Well to start off with I signed myself up to join grolier books, I saw the disney set advertised and thought they would made a lovely collection for my children. I was more than happy to buy the collection as advertised, one a month I think the agreement was, which was working perfectly well. But...

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Good

“grolier”

published 13/05/2006

products delivered to your door,spread the payment...

too many books in some of the sets and can be expe...

grolier is an organisation that operates the disney book club (www.disneybookclub.co.uk) they also sell other titles apart from disney,such at thomas the tank engine, jacquline wilson, nick junior and the horrible histories/science to name a few. obligation depends on what offer you take up. some...

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absolutely none what so ever ,don`t touch it with ...

they were on watch dog need I say anymore.

I thought this company sounded good ,books for children ,i`ve got two of them a 14 yr old and a 5 yr old . I had some Disney books for my daughter off off of them great ,nice books ,but..... Then they phoned me again , bobbi ,thats my daughter ,is now 5 yrs old ,would she like some Barbi books...

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“Demanding people”

published 07/01/2008

None

Unrequested products, constant demands, difficult ...

I have recently had a little girl, and throughout my pregnancy I received sample packs from the Bounty baby club. They have since passed on my information to the Grolier book club company, who have sent me a pack of books, a stand for them, a folder and some audio books. Considering Grolier...

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Excellent

“grolier”

published 15/05/2007

great way to show children reading is fun, buy boo...

none

I have been dealing with Grolier for years. My children love the books. We just started with the first step collection. Teaching my son to read with these books is great. I find the prices very cheap compared to going to book stores. When we recieved the disney collection , we got a clock and a...

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Super

published 19/09/2007

Having been with Grolier for 10 yrs I have had very few problems. People need to listen carefully to the offer and READ the accompanying letters. Their returns are free if you ring for a label/courier. Sometimes you need to buy the set, sometimes you can buy individual books. Most people hear the word FREE and miss everything else, this is because thats all they want, free stuff, and thats why they miss the rest of the offer details. As with any returns for ANYTHING you should always keep your receipt, sometimes things DO go missing from the post office. Books are reasonably priced, and at least you are guaranteed the complete collection.

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