- How to write an interesting story for children?
We must understand that what is an “interesting story” and how to definition the “interesting” for babies before answer this question.
Literally, children’s book printing is literature for kids. If you want to define “interesting”, you have to limit the audience to kids. The younger generation needs to be interesting in reading children’s books, not adults reading the books and found them amusing.
For the children’s book, adults and kids have very different perceptions of “amusing”. I have written some short fairy tales myself, I didn’t find them amusing when I wrote them, but my son found them very riveting. This is why adults and children have different perceptions of “amusing”.
The children’s book printing that kids really like is the kind of purely interesting children’s book. Therefore, when writing fairy tales or children’s books, the author should try to overcome the idea of preaching.
Of course, the amusing children’s books and stories without themes or educational significance do not mean that some spoof stories can be written. The spoof stories can make kids laugh but that not truly interesting.
You can follow the few points as below advice before you writing your interesting children book:
- Know something about child psychology and children’s literature;
- Write the stories that the younger generation riveting to read, not what adult found it amusing at all;
- Write about what happened around the kids and let them understand what the author wants to express.
- How to self-publish your children’s book?
Self-Publishing means that the author personally writes books, edits, prints, distributes, and invests in publishing books. You can deal directly with editors, cover artists, book designers, book printing company and distributors, and deal with marketing and distribution matters final.
Self-publishing a children’s book requires a lot of time and a certain amount of funds for the author, but the return is relatively good, and all the surplus income can be obtained.
In fact, self-publishing is not too difficult, it may be easier than dealing with publishers sometimes. Self-publishing does not mean that you have to complete everything yourself, but you must master the progress of each work. You can find some reliable book printing companies, book design companies, distributors, and so on. They are professional in this aspect, you only need to choose a trustworthy partner.
- How to print a high-quality children’s book?
1. Eco-friendly inks in children’s book printing become a trend:
Because young babies like to chew on objects, the book printing companies in China often choose eco-friendly materials to print the books. Eco-friendly printing has also become a major trend in the development of the entire printing industry. Choose low-toxic or non-toxic, low-pollution or non-pollution materials in the printing process.
2. Cover design needs to focus on the first vision:
With the improvement of children’s book printing in China, children’s book printing has broken through the original traditional printing methods of softcover and hardcover. A kid’s book pays attention to the first vision and must attract children’s attention at the first sight. Therefore, many children’s book covers are designed with UV, raised, colorful crystals, hot various colors of anodized aluminum, die-cutting, and other processes.
3. Board book is popular in the children book market:
Generally, book printing uses paper less than 200g/m2, and the appearance is mainly rectangular or square. But the board book in children’s book printing appearance can be round or square, ever-changing, making the books lively and interesting. The board book printing process for children’s books is to use 300g/m2 – 400g/m2 white cardboard for four-color printing, and the surface finishing has been treated with glue, UV, and mounting. After the children’s book printing is finished, it is strong and easy to turn, resistant to tearing and folding, especially suitable for kids to read.
In order to effectively attract children’s interest in reading, the book design and printing must conform to children’s physical and psychological development characteristics, and conform to children’s aesthetic and practical standards. This requires the book design and printing to creatively design children’s books in terms of form, color, material, and craftsmanship.