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GUAVA - Montessori Bookshelf

GUAVA - Montessori Bookshelf

"Perfect addition to my boy's room..." JOANNA H.

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Regular price $179.99 CAD
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What's the difference between Maple and Birch?
  • Safe, non-toxic, rounded corners.

  • Strudy

  • Compact

  • Made in Canada

Front Facing Bookshelf

Our wooden Montessori bookshelf is designed to promote book organization in toddlers and encourage a sense of order and organization. Perfect for your kids reading nook, placing a comfortable seating area next to the child-sized bookcase, you can enhance your child's reading experience and encourage longer reading sessions. This bookshelf is a delightful tool for helping your child develop good habits and love for reading.

Why choose the minimalist kids' bookshelf:

  • Development-Focused Design - Our toddler book organizer is designed to build self-esteem and independence in your child.
  • Forward-Facing Book Display - The unique forward-facing design encourages your child to explore and select the books they are interested in.
  • Compact Design - Perfect for showcasing 4 to 5 front-facing favorite books that can be rotated from time to time, this shelf can hold up to 15 books when stacked behind the front-facing books for your convenience. Perfect for your child's reading corner.
  • Safe, Durable, and Environmentally Friendly -Made with rounded corners, non-toxic materials, and ECO-paints varnish, this piece and all others by Sapiens Child are made of beautiful Maple plywood (never plastic!) that is stable and sturdy for safe, long-lasting use.
  • Easy to Carry and Assemble - Lightweight and easy to move around, it can be assembled quickly and easily.
  • Exceptional Quality - Unlike other brands, we go the extra mile and meticulously fill every tiny hole and varnish all edges to ensure a smooth and beautiful finish. Something you will notice once you get your product. 
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee - If your child is not satisfied with our product, we offer a money-back guarantee. Check our positive reviews for more peace of mind. 
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Specs & Measurements

  • Dimensions

19.8" W x 8.75" D x  15.2" H.

  • This product ships flat (disassembled). It includes super easy-to-follow 10 minutes assembly instructions. 
  • Ideal for toddlers aged 9 months to 4 years old.
  • All corners and edges are intentionally rounded for safety.
  • Made in Vancouver, Canada.
  • Every piece we create is one-of-a-kind, and that's what makes it special. The unique shapes and lines in the wood add to its character and individuality.
  • Do not leave your child unattended. 


Maple plywood, birch plywood and white melamine. We choose these woods for their good looks, sturdiness, and eco-friendliness. They meet the strict California Air Resources Board (CARB) standards, ensuring they are safe for indoor air and environmentally friendly. This choice reflects our commitment to environmental care and delivering top-quality, safe products.

Natural Maple Plywood - It's got a smooth, hand-varnished finish and edges we tint just a bit to give it that cool, minimalist Scandinavian vibe. Plus, it’s a bit lighter in color, giving it a fresh, modern look.

Natural Birch Plywood - This one comes pre-finished from our supplier for a nice, clear look. We hand-seal the edges to enhance the layers’ natural patterns, and it's got a slightly, just slightly richer hue than maple, which really warms up the place.

White Melamine - for all the white parts that you see in the pictures, to bring a nice neutral balance to your space.

More about CARB 2 and TSCA Title VI

CARB 2 is a California regulation that sets strict limits on formaldehyde emissions from hardwood plywood, particleboard, and MDF. It mandates third-party certification and periodic testing to ensure products comply with these standards.

TSCA Title VI is a federal regulation under the Toxic Substances Control Act. It establishes national formaldehyde emission standards for composite wood products, aligning closely with CARB 2. This regulation requires third-party certification and proper labelling.

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24 Hours Dispatch

Most furniture stores will make you wait for weeks, if not months, before shipping your product. At Sapiens Child, we try our best to have your product ready to ship within one day after placing your order, so you can enjoy it sooner and spend less time waiting.

If you come to our store you can take it home right away.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many books can this hold?

It all depends on the size of the books but it can hold roughly up to 15 books. We do recommend sticking to just a few (maybe 5) of your little one's favourites. You can store the rest and rotate the ones you notice are not getting attention anymore. This way your child won't feel overwhealmed by the amount of books and still feel the independence of choice. Not to mention getting extra excited when they see new books on the shelf, even if they have seen it before.

How long will it take me to assemble?

According to countless reviews, our ease of assembly is one of our biggest strengths and we take great pride in that. The assembly process is straightforward and should take around 10 minutes to complete by one person, making it a hassle-free experience for you.

Where is this product manufactured?

We are proud to say we are the only ones who produce and manufacture all our products in Vancouver, Canada.

What is the return policy?

If you or your child are not satisfied with this product, you may return it within 60 days of purchase for a full refund.

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  • Rounded corners, steady, non-toxic & eco-friendly materials.

  • Design for toddler-size dimensions.

  • Designed to fit all spaces.

  • The only one made in Vancouver, Canada