Keep it digital, raise money or subsidise –
it’s up to you

You can use Make Our Book online for free: we only charge for print and delivery. Use the calculator to get an estimate.

Enter your rough numbers to get your estimate

This quote assumes a generous two sides per child (one piece, one picture), and includes an index, foreword, acknowledgements and chapter introductions. It is for full-colour, professionally-printed paperbacks sized 129 x 198mm on quality 70lb white paper stock with a soft matte cover finish, delivered in cartons to one UK address.

Free features

The only thing you'll ever pay for are your printed copies. You place your order after you've collected the money in, so it's a "cash positive" project with no guessing how many copies people might buy. Here are the features that every Make Our Book project gets, free forever:

  • Unlimited use of the web app
  • Full access to the web app for children and organisers
  • Smart picture uploader matches file name to child name automatically
  • Custom cover image
  • Acrostic, poem and prose layouts
  • Download your book as watermark-free PDF
  • Fully illustrated with a picture from each child
  • No time limit
  • Multiple books and editions
  • Automatic index and running headers, displaying child's name
  • Direct access for children: no need to remember a password

Print features

When you order printed copies, you also get:

  • Printed copies to share and treasure
  • ISBN13 and registry at British Library and other legal deposit libraries (if you want: this is optional)
  • Unlimited reprints and revised editions
  • A more effective fundraiser than cupcakes or tea towels