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KDP Select All Stars
The KDP Select All Stars bonus is a discretionary monthly bonus to recognize KDP Select Kindle eBooks that delight readers. This bonus is in addition to Kindle Unlimited (KU) earnings from the KDP Select Global Fund.
To be eligible for the KDP Select All Stars bonus:
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Frequently Asked Questions
Learn more about the KDP Select All Stars bonus.
1. Who is eligible for the All Stars bonus?
Any Kindle eBook enrolled in KDP Select and compliant with our Content Guidelines is eligible to earn a bonus.
2. How do you determine the bonus?
The All Stars bonus uses a variety of customer signals in addition to pages read to recognize books that delight readers.
3. When will the bonus be paid?
The payment schedule and payment method are the same as your other sales from KDP. You will receive your bonus approximately 60 days after the end of the calendar month the bonus was awarded.
4. How do I know if I earned a bonus?
If you receive a KDP Select All Stars bonus in a given month, you will receive an email notification. You can also see the bonus amount in the Payments report when the bonus is paid.
5. What happened to the author and the Illustrated Kids’ Book bonuses?
There are no longer separate Author and Illustrated Kids’ Book bonuses. All Kindle eBooks compliant with our Content Guidelines are eligible to receive a bonus through the KDP Select All Stars bonus program.
6. Do I need to claim my Kindle eBook in Amazon Author Central?
No, it is not required to claim your Kindle eBook in Amazon Author Central.