A message from the author
Hi there! My name is Nataly. I am the founder of a small business and also a mom.
I created Shadow Play to spend quality time together with my children. Hope you will enjoy our magic product too!
O U R ・ A W A R D S
What makes OUR products unique and innovative
Re-mastered by professional directors and illustrators
High quality materials guarantee durability
Hand-made process of assembly
No preparations, easy to play. Indoor and outdoor
Lots of scenarios to play, unlike a regular book
Audio book with the voices of professional actors
SAFE and CERTIFIED
Our products are made of ECO friendly, high quality materials. ASTM and EAC certificates are applied. Recommended for children 3+ y.o.
Whenever you like 🌓
IT'S TIME FOR SHADOW PLAY
When it gets dark. No matter if it's bed-time or day-time with blackout curtains. Even power outages: darkness is the perfect occasion for Shadow Play™ stories.
Perfect for kids' party. It's quite a tough task to get a child busy. Imagine how hard it can be when there are several children. Open Shadow Play™ Book and give Personages for each child to engage everyone into story-telling process.
Ruined plans force you to stay at home? There is always a plan B with Shadow Play™.
STOCK AND DELIVERY
Please, note that the high season may cause the additional delay of delivery or out of stock. We recommend to make an order in advance.
No boundaries 🌎
More than 50K families all over the world play with our magic products and are looking forward to new fairy tales!
Our stories are performed in America, Australia, Africa, Europe and Asia. Shadow Play™ has no language barriers.
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Favorite fairy tales in a new amazing format
Don't forget to add Personages
Get more fun and engagement!
Books + Personages bundles
The main material is black
high-quality cardboard, 450 grams. This means that our cardboard is thicker than most postcards.
Even to break just for the sake of it will be hard to do. We are aware that our target audience likes to actively explore the world with their hands (and teeth), so we tried to make books as durable as possible. We chose a special thick cardboard and as a mandatory requirement for our patterned illustrations, in addition to aesthetic criteria,
we added strength. This means that the silhouettes should be graceful, but at the same time not too thin. All parts of the illustrations are connected to each other, without “dangling” parts and form a strong patterned network that is not so easy to break.
Shadow Play™ books and Personages can be used for unstructured play. This means that each time you can come up with a different beginning and end of the story, changing it beyond recognition, adding new characters, scenes. All this allows you to use one book or set of Personages countless times, and neither you nor the child will get bored.
BOOK: In the beautiful gift box you will find a folding book made of thick black cardboard, an abbreviated text of the fairy tale and instructions for use.
PERSONAGES: a gift box with a set of shadow puppets. Each set contains 8-10 characters.
COMBO is the set of a book and personages with up to 20% OFF comparing to buying a book and a set of personages separetely.
We recommend the flashlight of your smartphone. In general, for the best result, you need a flashlight with one light bulb (LED), without reflectors and optics, then the shadows will be clear and contrasting. We noticed that a flashlight with a lot of bulbs and massive optics “breaks” the shadow and can ruin the viewing experience.
No other additional equipment is needed!
The plot is included in the box. We have a digital copy of it, as well as the audio book recorded by professional actors on the "Read&Listen" page
Since the beginning of our project,
we have collected some preference statistics. Children under the age of 5 like Thumbelina, The Bremen Town Musicians, Puss in Boots, Cinderella. Older children prefer The Nutcracker, The Jungle Book, The Little Gold Key and A Tale for Halloween.
The Snow Queen, Aladdin and The Little Prince are equally popular among girls and boys of all ages.
Yes, we have Shadow Play™ Club for our friends. Depending on the amount you spent in our store you can get a permanent discount up to 25% for one year. You will get all the details to your e-mail within a month since your 1st order.
We are a small business owned by women and really need feedback from our customers. If you like our product, please leave feedback on the TrustPilot page. All the reviews on our product are posted here.
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