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Kindle Kids' Book Creator

Kindle Kids' Book Creator is a downloadable tool that helps you create illustrated children's books. The tool has features unique to Kindle devices and apps like text pop-ups (for illustrated kids' books). For detailed instructions on Kindle Kids' Book Creator, see the user guide.

Note: Kindle Kids' Book Creator Kindle Comic Creator is intended for eBooks only. The tool exports the finished book to a MOBI file, which isn't supported for paperback publishing. Visit the Kindle Kids' Book Creator product page for more information.


With Kindle Kids' Book Creator, you can:

  • Add pages and text to imported PDF files.
  • Create eBooks with file sizes of up to 650 MB.
  • Import illustrations in JPG, PNG, TIFF, and BPP. You can also import and convert PDF files.
  • Make changes to books you previously created and published through KDP.
  • Preview how your books look on Kindle devices before publishing.

Download Kindle Kids' Book Creator

Kindle Kids Book Creator v1.0 for Windows (7 or later)

Kindle Kids Book Creator v1.0 for Intel Mac (OSX 10.9 or later)

Supported file formats

You can import a file from PDF, JPG, TIFF, PNG, or PPM formats. If your book is in Word, save it as a PDF before using Kindle Kids' Book Creator.

Supported devices and apps

eBooks created with Kindle Kids' Book Creator work on all Fire tablets, Fire phone, Kindle for iPad, Kindle for iPhone, and Kindle Android apps. When your eBook is available on Amazon, your book's detail page will show customers which devices they can read your book on.

Supported languages

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Chinese

To change the language for the Kindle Kids' Book Creator menus, click Settings > Language and choose from the drop-down menu.

Convert a book for publishing on KDP

  1. Create a folder on your desktop.
  2. Open Kids' Book Creator.
  3. Click Create a New Kids' Book and then Continue.
  4. Enter your book details (title, author, publisher, language, etc.).
  5. Select the folder you created on your desktop and click Continue.
  6. Choose your book layout (orientation, page display, etc.) and click Continue.
  7. Select Import your entire book, including the cover...
  8. Click Create Book from PDF.
  9. Go to the File menu and select Save for Publishing.
  10. Click Save. This saves a file in MOBI format that's ready to be uploaded to KDP.

Learn how to upload your book.

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