Children’s Book Illustrators

Need Custom Children’s Book Illustrations for Your Book?

Children's Book Illustrations Service

Here at MindStir Media LLC, our accomplished and seasoned staff of children’s book illustrators are eager to create custom illustrations for your children’s book. Humans, animals, plants/flowers and inanimate objects — our team can illustrate it all…

The children’s book illustration process normally consists of the following steps:

We gather info from you — your manuscript as well as pictures and descriptions. Your assigned children’s book illustrator will use that info to create preliminary character sketches. The sketches are normally JPG or PNG files

After you approve the sketches, your children’s book illustrator will develop the storyboard. This is a PDF file that typically shows detailed sketches in relation to the text

Once you approve the storyboard, the children’s book illustrator will create final colored illustrations to be printed in book form. You own 100% of the rights to these children’s book illustrations

Examples of children’s book illustrations our team has developed:

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Thanks for taking a look at the children’s book illustration examples above. We have a growing roster of professional children’s book illustrators ready to create eye-catching original illustrations specifically for your kids book. Our talented illustrators have illustrated many published children’s books, so rest assured that each custom illustration they create for your book will be of the highest quality.

How Much Does This Children’s Book Illustration Service Cost and How Long Will It Take?

Your MindStir Media children’s book illustrator will work with you from the beginning, creating character sketches and then, after your approval, developing the storyboard and illustrating. This is generally a 60-90 day process, depending on revisions required. And we don’t charge an hourly rate, so you’ll know upfront exactly how much you’ll be paying for each illustration: We charge $120 per illustrated page. Each page can have as many characters as you’d like. Ten single-page illustrations, for example, are only $1,200. No hidden fees. Our pricing is really that simple.

Do You Also Need Help Publishing Your Book?
Compare the Children’s Book Publishing Options Below

Whether you want to publish your children’s book in paperback or hardcover, we’re here to help you every step of the way. Our Children’s Book Publishing service, shown below, offers several different options. Our first children’s book publishing option shown in the chart below is geared toward authors who have their own illustrations/images to submit to us, while the other two options cater to authors — probably just like you — who need us to create the illustrations as well as publish and even help with marketing.

Children’s Book Publishing Items Children's book publishing Children's book publishing with illustration service Children's book self publishing package with additional book marketing
Includes 10 Custom Children’s Book Illustrations ———— Included Included
Buy Additional Children’s Book Illustrations ———— $120 each $120 each
Custom Cover Design Included Included Included
Color Interior (Custom Design) Included Included Included
Ongoing Mentoring from Bestselling Author J.J. Hebert Included Included Included
Unlimited Image Insertions
Back Cover Copy Polish Included Included Included
ISBN Assignment Included Included Included
Barcode Included Included Included
Library of Congress Control Number (LCCN) Included Included Included
U.S. Copyright Notice Included Included Included
Global Distribution (Available via Amazon,, and
other fine retailers worldwide)
Included Included Included
Author Sets Retail Price Included Included
Fast Book Printing
Complimentary Proof Copies (Electronic & Paperback) Included
Online bookstore page for your book, plus advertising via
MindStir’s Twitter & Facebook accounts (46,000+
fans/followers combined as of Oct. 2015)
One-on-one Author Support Included Included Included
Book Discount Program
Non-Exclusive Contract
No Hidden Fees
Paperback Royalty 50% 50% 50%
Press Release with Distribution ———— ———— Included
Author Website Design ———— ———— Included