Refer to notes below for more information. For distribution pricing click here
Fixed layout Picture eBook
Tier 1 + Read-aloud audio
Tier 2 + animations + SFX
The pricing for the eBook production stated above assumes that we would deliver the finished eBook files to you and you would upload and manage the distribution to the retailers.
*Conversion for a picture book up to 32 pages is included in the price. The page counts include the covers (front and back), end-papers, and any blank pages because those are created the same way as other pages in the eBook.
**Kindle Format 8, Amazon’s update to the older Mobipocket format, also includes a proprietary fixed layout format. Unlike iBooks and Nook Kids, currently KF8 doesn’t support read-aloud or other enhanced features.
****Apple’s iBookstore supports three different eBook formats: the standard ePub for text heavy books; fixed-layout eBook format for illustrated books that maintains the design and page layout of the book e.g. children’s picture, cook books, travel books etc. and iBooks author format for textbooks. Fixed-layout format in iBooks app also supports read-aloud narration feature; read-aloud with word-highlighting and light animations. The price for word-highlighting is limited to pictures books with highlighting for 1000 words or less.
*****Barnes and Noble has its own proprietary format for fixed layout eBook files. The format is only intended for children’s eBooks. Like iBooks, it supports read-aloud feature , a text-block level replay and light animations.
SachManya, the parent company of KitePress is an authorized distributor with world’s leading retailers of children’s eBooks: Apple’s iBookstore, Barnes & Noble’s Nook Kids, and Amazon’s Kindle. KitePress charges a one-time flat fee of $200 [you keep 100% of eBook sales] for distributing to the eBook stores listed previously. Here are the highlights of our distribution services:
- Included retail stores: Apple’s iBookstore, Barnes and Noble Nook Store, and Amazon Kindle.
- Retailers enforce strict quality control for children’s eBook submissions. Each title undergoes curation and testing so you need someone is experienced and professional to handle the distribution work.
- We guarantee the approval of your eBook produced by us for any technical issues as well as read-aloud audio quality (for voice over recorded by KitePress artist)
- You keep 100% of your eBook sales. Apple’s pays 70% ; Barnes and Noble pays 50%; and Amazon pays 70% (net of delivery costs, click here to learn more) of the eBook sales respectively for children’s ebooks