Children’s Book Self-Publishing Package
Design beyond imagination
Where illustrations and words blend
part of the Boutique Publishing Packages, Children’s Book Layout is designed for illustrated books with kids in mind: they are short in text and abundant in images.
We love kids that read more than anything, that ’ s why we keep the package simple, low-cost and personal.
Complete, Fully Guided Package for Self-Publishing your Illustrated Children’s Book
Everything you need to publish and sell your children’s book, including professional guidance every step of the way.
Children’s Book Package
- Up to 25 images included
- Up to 3,000 words
- Color interior included
Recommended for authors who want to self-publish illustrate children ’ sulfur books of limited duration. Illustrations have to be provided .
It also includes
We assess your manuscript and count at what it needs before starting the publish serve .
attention-getting custom-design binding
One of our professional record binding graphic designer create a beautiful, singular cover for your koran .
Professional interior format
Custom interior format will ensure that your book looks arsenic beneficial on the inside as it does on the outside. The interior fonts, typography, and layout will coordinate with your cover to achieve a legato, cohesive expression and feel for your koran .
Images and graphic inclusion body
We ’ ll include up to 20 images or illustrations, which you ’ ll provide, in your book. This includes any combination of photograph, illustrations, charts, graph and maps, for exemplify .
back cover and generator bio textbook review
Our copywriters will review your writer bio and book description to ensure your book is matter to and appealing to your ideal readers .
Registration with Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is a national catalogue of print books and assigns a number that is used by librarians to discover and purchase books .
registration with Bowker ’ s book in print
registration optimizes book discovery across a wide range of reserve discoverability. Bowker ’ s provides bibliographic data so your titles are exposed to many facets of the book industry .
ISBN and barcode
Luminare will provide an ISBN ( international standard book act ) and a compatible barcode for each product. Having both the barcode and ISBN on the back of your ledger ensures that your bible is ready to be sold .
Set up for print-on-demand
Print-on-demand means that Amazon, for example, will always show books in livestock. Customers will besides be able to order through early on-line sites and bookstores, with pitch in a count of days. Everything will be setup under your name and you ’ ll keep 100 % of the royalties .
100 % royalties to the writer
You ’ ll retain all the rights and the royalties from your book sales. Luminare Press won ’ t take a cut of your profit .
physical proof imitate
Before your book is published, you ’ ll receive a print copy for a final examination evaluation .
E-book training and publication
We ’ ll convert and create E-book files that will be delivered as ePub format. This allows you to sell an electronic version of your book on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and your own locate. We will upload your files to Kindle Direct Publishing and link the e-book to the print book excessively .
Distribution through major retail outlets
Your book will be available for distribution through major on-line retailers and bookstores ( over 25,000 retail locations ) .
Preferential bookshop distribution
We set up the claim with two POD printers in order to optimize royalties for both Amazon and bookstores .
marketing and promotion
You ’ ll have access to materials and partners that can help you create your market plan. Luminare will then schedule a marketing call, to discuss ways to reach your consultation using the tools we provide .
Author page on Luminare Press
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A complimentary personal profile foliate designed to gather all the information about you as an author and your books. It will add one more tool to your market efforts, and increase your visibility with search engines .
Five copies of book upon publication
You ’ ll get five print copies of you book on us !
|Picture book editing||Starts at $200|
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What About Marketing and Promotion?
We besides offer tools and services to help you marketplace and promote your reserve .
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“ Fairy tales are more than true : not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. ”Neil Gaiman
cook to start your self-publishing journey ?
Join the hundreds of authors that published their books with us .
schedule a free 15-minute consultation call to talk about your book .
Luminare Press made me a believer in hiring professionals to help with aspects like design, format, and publishing to get your indie book where it needs to be. I have edited, formatted, and published my own books, but I was never 100 percentage convinced in marketing those self-published titles. now, with huge hands-on aid from the staff at Luminare Press, I ultimately have a book that I feel gallant of—cover to cover. I will not be self-publishing again without the assistant of Luminare Press .Terah Van Dusen —author of Dreams of a Rocking Pony
I thoroughly enjoyed working with Luminare Press. They took the fear and unknown out of the self-publishing work and were there every measure of the room to guide me and assist in bringing my project to biography. I would highly recommend them to any up and coming authors .Leon Fornelli —author of Hambone and Squints
Luminare ’ sulfur serve has been all I could have asked for and more. That is why I just published my third book through their process. Patricia Marshall and her professional team are not entirely responsive ( in meeting my deadlines ), but they offered much honest and helpful feedback along the way. My books have all turned out better because of their attention to detail. I highly recommend Patricia and her team of experts. They will continue to be my partners as I move on to koran # 4 .Kenton R. Hill —author of Buzzy and the Little Critters, Bird Buddies, and Rescued Rascals
I am indeed identical happy with how The Gumball Lottery is coming together ! I absolutely love the work your team has done then far. Melissa has been so helpful with the design process, and I adore what she ’ s done. She is good lovely to work with !Sally Dollar —author of The Gumball Lottery
How it works
Publishing a children’s books with Luminare Press will save you time and money. We work closely with our authors to create professional children ’ mho picture books and to make sure you understand the publish action and avoid dearly-won mistakes .
In the last ten years we perfected a bullet-proof system that allows us to publish books that stand out in the push. We know how to pay attention to details that make or break a book—an effective and appealing report, a font that ’ s easy to read, a page that ’ s professionally formatted, the appearance of the battlefront and back matter.
Our Publishing Boutique is a turn-key service. We do the work so you can focus on writing and selling.
- Consultation call – Free 15-minute call
It’s a complimentary call you can book right now. We use this call to talk about your project, evaluate what you may need, and see if Luminare can be a good publishing partner for you. It’s not a sales call and you’ll gain a lot of knowledge.
- Editing – Optional service
Editing is not included in our boutique packages, because some of our clients have their own editors. If you’re one of them, we are thrilled! You can work with any editor you prefer, but, we strongly recommend to have you manuscript edited before you start the publishing process. You can check our rate and details on our editing services here.
- Manuscript preparation
Starts as soon as you send us the files of your final copy of your manuscript.
- Book preparation
This includes all the book design such as interior formatting, assets review, metadata set-up, back cover text, author bio and photo and more.
- Cover design
We create a beautiful, custom design book cover for your print and digital formats.
- ISBN, copyright and Library of Congress
We register your book with Bowker’s Books in Print and the Library of Congress. You retain all rights and 100% of royalties, and will be able to order your books directly from printing and distribution accounts. Basic account set up and ordering assistance is included in the packages.
- Final review and proof copy
Before your book is published, you’ll receive a physical copy for a final evaluation.
- eBook creation
File conversion and eBook preparation. Files will be delivered as ePub format, which allow you to sell on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and your own site.
- Marketing – book marketing seminar
A complimentary online seminar to help you understand the foundations of every good book marketing plan. You’ll learn how to build an engaged audience, spread your message, and sell more books.
Your book will be available for distribution through major online retailers and bookstores. Print-on-demand means that Amazon, for instance, will always show books in stock. Customers will also be able to order through bookstores, with delivery in a matter of days.
Ready to start?
Who will you work with
Patricia Marshall – Owner of Luminare Press
Writer, editor program, and publisher with a passion for helping authors produce the best books possible. Patricia has degrees in journalism and creative non-fiction, and is the former editor program of a Forest magazine .
Claire Flint last – Senior Designer
Accomplished graphic interior designer, illustrator, and fine art cougar with more than twenty years of experience. She has executed design and illustration work for high-profile clients, and has been with Luminare Press since the company started .
Kim Harper Kenned – Project and Operations Manager
She has a Master ’ s academic degree in arts/non-profit management and museum studies from the University of Oregon. She spent 14 years as a Content and Project Manager for a local show and architectural display company publish, developing, and managing hundreds of exhibits and displays for major institutions across the United States .
Melissa Thomas, graphic architect / author adjunct services
Melissa has over 15 years of graphic design and selling feel from her time working in fast-paced commercialize departments for national companies. She brings that feel to her roles of graphic graphic designer, brand, and author adjunct services at Luminare .
Melissa is an accomplished photographer and artist. Her work can be found in homes and businesses worldwide and internationally on ledger covers. locally her art can be found in the Portland Art Museum ’ s lease Sales Gallery in Portland, OR .
Meet the rest of the team
FAQ about the Boutique Packages for Children’s Book
- Is this for me ?
This box is designed for authors who need to self-publish their Children ’ mho or picture book in a professional and childlike room .
If you ’ re still working on the book, or you need an illustrator, you may want to come back late. While we ’ ll happily give you some advice, we won ’ thyroxine create or provide the images or the illustrations for your book .
- Are illustrations included in the package ?
No, illustrations need to be provided by you. If you are looking for an illustrator, please consider the pursue resources before booking a call :
- I ’ m however in the process of writing. Should I schedule a call ?
- We advice to schedule a bid when the manuscript is at least quick for editing, you have all the imagination done, and you are quick to start the publication process. If you are not quite there however, we suggest starting with downloading our free eBook about self-publishing .
- More questions ?
- Check our FAQ page