Register your book for copyright here. Our student Anita Oomen and her two kids are one example and Emma Sumner is another.
If more than one publisher wants to acquire the book the fairest way to decide is to hold an auction.
How to publish a book written by a kid. For the text walk your child through each page and let them guide you into what to write down. There are self-publishers for teenage authors that assist you in production distribution and marketing. Your child has written a book and a number of friends who have read it have remarked that it is great and should be published.
Youll be surprised to know how many services can do it for you. Send your book files to the printer. There are also more book-centric sites like Blurb that have.
I set the rules of the auction to make sure its a level playing field for the publishers. Another option is to venture into the world of self-publishing to get your childs work noticed. Blurb and MyPublisher are excellent options ideal for publishing childrens written work and illustrations.
Donaldson had the edge over most first-time authors in that she. We might go in to meet the editor and their team to talk through their ideas and vision for how they will publish the book. All you do is fill out the form online pay a fee and the Copyright office will send you a certificate that will list all the information about your book.
One of the easiest ways to publish your childs book is creating a single copy. Keep it for your records. You quickly respond okay and then realizing what you said you ask yourself a number of questions.
They will polish and package it perfectly until they can promote your self-published book as a teen author. Here are the nine steps an 8-year-old took to publish a book as a kid. Self publishing is where you dont have a company working on your books you do everything yourself to get it online for sale.
Submit your manuscript and get a good deal. Moreover theyll create a bright and colorful book with beautiful illustrations that will definitely not leave your kid indifferent. In the early 1990s Julia Donaldson was approached by a publisher who wanted to adapt one of her songs for the BBC.
You upload your book to CreateSpace and publish. Using a photo editing software like Photoshop or a free one like Canva you can crop the photo to just show the illustrations and also add text. Your child then tells you he or she has decided to become an author and wants to have the book published.
Choosing a book printing service. You can create a kids book using Shutterfly Snapfish SeeHere and other photo sharing sites. A variety of online photo book companies provide formats ideal for creating a single copy of your childs work.
With the release of A Squash and a Squeeze Donaldson published her first childrens book at the age of 45 igniting a career that resulted in modern classics like The Gruffalo Room on the Broom and Stick Man. After many of our Become a Bestseller or Fundamentals of Fiction Story students publish their kids are so inspired to do the same. You know how to publish a book written by a child so start by exploring your options getting a quote or free consultation from Gatekeeper Press and making a plan to publish your childs book.