Kindle Template For Children’s Books

Childrens Ebook Kindle Template I haven’t really talked much about children’s books so I thought I would do a little post (and video!) on them. You see, our Kindle Ebook Template is absolutely perfect for children’s books as well as other books that use lots of images.

 

Our Template (and step by step videos) will show you exactly how to get perfectly formatted images inside your Kindle books. You can have lots of images in your books and various sizes as well. Watch the video below to see an example!

 

 

 

 

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12 Responses to Kindle Template For Children’s Books

  1. Donna October 12, 2013 at 10:34 pm #

    Hi! I am interested in creating a children’s ebook with mostly images in a landscape format. Can your template help me do this?

    • Admin October 12, 2013 at 11:37 pm #

      Donna,
      Using images is not a problem at all with our Kindle Template. In fact, we’ve had lots of people create Children’s books that were 100% images using our Kindle Template. In terms of a landscape format, that would require some advanced formatting…our Template allows you to create books and images that will look good on every device but if you are wanting a specific Landscape only type of look (which may only look right on a Kindle Fire and not a standard Kindle), you should look at some custom formatting options.

  2. Donna October 13, 2013 at 6:34 am #

    Thanks for the info. It sounds like the best thing to do is simply change my format to portrait. I’m really looking for the easiest way! What page size, file size and quality number do you recommend for a full page image? I’m working in Illustrator and will save as JPEG. My book is a how to draw type that contains line by line steps. It will have about 200 images. I’m concerned about the overall file size of the book as well. I understand there is a limit and will be charged extra over 50 mb correct???

  3. Donna October 13, 2013 at 6:42 am #

    Geez, image size, quality #, and file size of each image! Lol

    • Admin October 13, 2013 at 9:54 am #

      Donna,
      Here is what I’ve found to work best. For a full page image, go with 800 pixels wide X 600 pixels tall. This will give you a full page image on a standard Kindle device and a large (but not full page image) on iPad’s and Kindle Fire’s etc. The reason why you don’t want to go with a bigger image (like trying for a full page image on the iPad) is because it might look good on a larger device, but would be totally cut off on a standard Kindle device, which is the device that is used more than others. Doing it my way ensures your image will look good and won’t get cut off the page on any device.

      As for image and file size, check out my blog post here:

    • http://www.ebooktemplates101.com/resizing-kindle-images/
  • Donna October 13, 2013 at 9:58 am #

    Awesome! Thanks so much! I’m working on the actually piece now and will be ready to purchase your template in about a week or so. Can’t wait !!!

    • Admin October 13, 2013 at 9:59 am #

      Excellent, if you ever have any other questions, just let me know. I’m always happy to help! 🙂

      Phil

  • Donna October 13, 2013 at 10:12 am #

    I am sure I’m going to need it, especially in the beginning! I’m planning on a whole series so it’s very important for me to be able to create this easily. Thank you so much. I have really been spinning around trying to find the perfect system and it looks like I have! YAY!!

  • Donna October 26, 2013 at 7:01 am #

    Hi. Love the template! I am having issues with my image sizes though. Help ! I am using many jpegs and have created them in the size you suggested for a full page. When I insert them they seem to resize differently, for example to 6.27 in or 8.34 in. What am I doing wrong ?

    • Admin October 26, 2013 at 10:27 am #

      Donna,
      Thanks for the kind words!

      To answer your question, sometimes Word will do that, not sure why. Easy fix though!! Right-click on the image (in the Template) and choose “Size and Position” and then make sure to scale to the correct size (100%) or less. Let me know if you need a video on how to do that.

      • Donna October 30, 2013 at 9:38 am #

        Well… After much research I have found I need to use a smaller size (500px x 600px) after all. I am working with line art created in AI and could not understand why my jpegs were so blurry. The kdp guide recommended the above setting and to save as a gif for best results. My questions now are…
        Will the template work with gifs as well?
        Can I adjust the margins to meet the image sizes?
        And, how can I preview the template as a mobi file in the kindle previewer before I submit it to amazon for release?

        So sorry for all the questions. I really appreciate all your help!

        Donna

        • Admin October 30, 2013 at 7:35 pm #

          Donna,
          Yes, our Kindle Template works great with Gifs as well as Jpegs although just a heads up that Amazon does recommend Jpegs. You can adjust the margins in there as well. In terms of previewing, there is no need to convert to a .mobi file (that lowers the quality) you can either upload directly to your Kindle and/or load it via the Amazon Preview Tool.

          Phil

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