# 1 rated best children’s book printing services online in the USA. We offer the highest quality kid’s books and online printing services. Print picture books, children’s literature, story books, kindergarten books, and read aloud books in vibrant full color on premium gloss or matte paper delivered to your doorstep as fast as 3 - 4 days from proof approval. Our use of short-run digital printers for smaller quantities and our bulk offset options for larger orders will save you money due to our investment in the latest state of the art printing technology and equipment.

Our printing and binding services include saddle stitched, perfect bound, spiral bound, and wire-o. We accept your print-ready PDF files or offer our easy-to-use online photo booklet maker, templates, grids & layouts. Satisfaction Guarantee!

Children's Book Printing

Product Details

Saddle Stitch Book printing

Saddle stitch is basically single sheets of paper, printed on both sides, collated in page number order, folded in half, then stapled through the fold with staples made of thin wire securing the sheets together and then trim the 3 sides to the desired finished size...

Perfect Bound Book printing

Perfect binding booklet printing is single sheets (text weight) paper printed on both sides and collated in page number order, one on top of the other, and gathered into a book block. The spine edge is ground off. The softcover (a thicker cardstock) is placed over and around the book block (interior pages) and attached by the application of a strong yet flexible PUR glue along the binding edge, creating a professional looking square spine that can be printed on.

Spiral Bound Book printing

Spiral Bound Book printing Spiral Binding is more durable than wire-o binding but does not have the professional look of a wire-o bound book. A spiral bound book uses a durable plastic coil which makes it an ideal option for spiral book binding that needs to lie flat and can fold or wrap back around themselves (360 degree) and are continually being referred to. The plastic coil allows for frequent use that does not damage the book binding coil. Spiral bound book printing is great for instruction and repair manuals, cookbooks, directories, handbooks, guides, and other reference materials. Spiral binding is excellent for wall calendars and planners can hang flat against the wall.

Wire-O Bound Book printing

Wire-O binding is for a more formal use and offers a more professional look than a spiral bound book. A wire-o bound book uses a metal wire. Unlike a perfect bound or saddle-stitched book, the open wire-o bound book will lie flat (180 degrees) for easy reference or they can fold or wrap back around themselves (360 degree) making it easier to handle and lays flat for easy reading while taking up minimal room on a desk or table.

Wire-o binding is an excellent style of binding commonly used for businesses to create professional-looking lay flat documents such as business reports, documents, calendars and other book types. Wire-o binding calendars are one of our most popular products. The pages flip easily and hang flat against the wall. Wall calendars are great for non-profit fundraising programs, promoting business and photography.

Most Popular Children’s Book Types

Children’s Books are wonderful for educating children in a way that they can relate to. Including fanciful illustrations, the occasional rhyme, and a fantastic story will make your children’s book stand out. PrintingCenterUSA produced high-quality children’s books with an expert, paperback appearance.

Reading books
Reading Books

Your child will love learning to read and being read to with a colorful reading book.

Baby Books
Baby Books

Create an engaging children’s book with large images and easy words for your baby to start learning early.

Picture Books
Picture Books

Vivid illustrations are a staple of children’s books, but for picture books, it’s a necessity

Kindergarten Books
Kindergarten Books

Teach your kindergarteners with a fun and informative children’s book complete with vivid colors and an engaging story.

Chapter Books
Chapter Books

Encourage your kids to keep reading with more challenging chapter books. These stories are usually more involved and have less pictures and more text.

Toddler Books
Toddler Books

Get your toddlers ready for school with a fun toddler book. Tell a simple story, teach a lesson, or just engage your toddlers with fun illustrations.

Classic Children's Books
Classic Children’s Books

Create a spin of your favorite children’s books with updated illustrations, or a spin on a classic story.

Preschool Books
Preschool Books

Preschool can be an exciting and challenging time for kids. Make their time in school more fun with a custom children’s book.

Children’s Book Ideas & Examples

Let PrintingCenterUSA take your children’s book from concept to finished product! We have worked with and helped a number of authors, schools, artists, and educational institutions design, mail, and print custom children’s books. Below are ideas, case studies, and examples from real customers to help you get the most out of your next printing project!

Page Count

Page Count

We require that any multi-page PDF files be sent as single page images, not spreads. In the files, page 1 should be the front cover and the last page should be the back cover (see left). Learn More

Color for Printed Books

Color

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Image Resolution

Resolution

PrintingCenterUSA recommends that the resolution of your images and document be 300 dpi or more. Learn More

How Much does it Cost to Print a Children’s Book?

For the most accurate children’s book quote, use our pricing tool. Enter the specifications of your children’s book to get an instant quote. If you would like to get a shipping estimate, click on the button that says, ‘Estimate Shipping & Delivery Date’ and enter your zip code.

How Do I Print My Own Children’s Book?

It’s fast, easy, and affordable to print your own custom children’s book with PrintingCenterUSA. Simply create your children’s book with our online booklet design tool or upload your print-ready PDF to our pricing tool. Then, depending on your production time, you can get your children’s book as quickly as 3-4 days from proof approval. Click here to learn more on how to create a Print-Ready PDF.

What is the Difference Between Paperback and Hardcover?

Paperback book cover is made of thick paper or cardstock whereas hardcover book cover is made of binder’s board, heavy paperboard covered with cloth, heavy paper, or occasionally leather. Paperback books are cheaper to produce than hardcover books. Paperback books are also bound together with glue vs. a hardcover book that has a flexible, sewn spine.

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How Much Does it Cost to Get a Children’s Book Printed?

You can get 100 copies of an 5.5” x 8.5” 8 page Saddle Stitch booklet on 100# Gloss Cover and 100# Gloss Text, Full Color (4/4), printed and delivered to your doorstep in 4-11 business days with our Wait & Save Production Time option for only $4.70 ($0.05 each) or 1000 copies for only $4.70 ($0.00 each) plus shipping and handling at PrintingCenterUSA.com. Get an instant price on our cost calculator.

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Independent Customer Reviews

Children’s Book

Rated4.8out of 5
Based on 332 reviews
1 day ago
The file submission process went smoothly, the books were printed professionally and were delivered on time.
7 days ago
wonderful product! perfect and clean, exactly what I was looking for :)
8 days ago
Spectacular.
12 days ago
Good quality and fast turnaround.
12 days ago
Super fast printing and delivery. Once the yearbooks arrived we were very impressed with the quality. Customer service was also very responsive when we found a typo and needed to submit a new file. Thank you so much!
1 mon ago
My softcover full color children's book turned out great! Love the easy process and the quality - and that it's printed in the USA. Printing Center USA offers many sizes and options that allowed me to create the book the way I wanted. The color quality is amazing. They are great to work with. Highly recommend them! Thanks Printing Center USA!
2 mon ago
The quality is great and everyone I spoke to was very helpful!
2 mon ago
Absolutely satisfied on all counts- functionality of website, print quality, speed of production and delivery, and most of all their customer service. Honestly- they have the best humans working there. A pleasure to do business online with good, real, people behind it!
3 mon ago
Always a quality product, great customer service.
3 mon ago
The quality of the finished product was more excellent than expected. It was carefully packaged to protect it during transportation. Thank you!
3 mon ago
Book quality is excellent, including high-resolution text and very good color fidelity. Customer service and technical support staff are always available to discuss details of print production.
3 mon ago
Great job I love the book
3 mon ago
I love the quality of my magazine. Service is great to.
4 mon ago
Exactly what I ordered! Quick process and quality product. Fast shipping. The only issue is there is no place to design a spine for the book, so it is white. Overall, I am very pleased and will use them again.
4 mon ago
Always outstanding service and quality work.
4 mon ago
Great quality, on time, easy process.
4 mon ago
Excellent quality!
4 mon ago
fast response and services
5 mon ago
Fantastic quality and quick printing. I've used them for 7 years now.
5 mon ago
Service was great thank ! Yes
5 mon ago
Easy to create and fast shipping
5 mon ago
Excellent customer service from initial contact through production
6 mon ago
I'm basing this on the original printing. Outstanding work, paper, ink usage, You helped me understand your requirements with patience so everything turned out beautifully! I have recommended you to many other designers. As this is a large reprint I'm sure they are as gorgeous!
7 mon ago
My book Ellie and Jack: Third Grade Ghost Hunters was printed very well by Printing Center USA. The problems was there was a lack of communication where days and weeks would go by without receiving an email back from them. Plus, the digital book they created for me is not working and I am not receiving any responses back. I will change this review if they fix the problem, but this is going on a month now and maybe since I already paid them $1,000 I am no longer a priority?
8 mon ago
Excellent product! I made an 8.5 X11 book to see how it would come out. I had old family photos in the book. The craftmanship is superb. I will be making more.
8 mon ago
Fast, clean, good communication,
8 mon ago
I love the product.
8 mon ago
Came out great. Service was wonderful. Will definitely use this site in the future for more printing.
10 mon ago
This order was a reprint of a book. I had found a minor error and was able to upload the revised PDF. No problems whatsoever with this process. This company is amazing and I absolutely love their services. I'll be a repeat customer! Mahalo... and thank you!
10 mon ago
My first soft bound book cane out beautifully. The colors and photos really pop and were perfect. I just wish UPS would stop dropping or banging my shipments from you (calendars too) because they dented beyond repair about 10 books. I’m sure shipping would cost more if they were in a padded larger box tho.
10 mon ago
Absolutely thrilled with quality of printing and with quality of service. Have been using Printing Center USA for our club magazine which gets printed 3 times per year for the last 3 years. Love this company!!!
10 mon ago
Shipping is quick with good packaging. Website is easy to understand. Soft laminate provided exceptional quality
10 mon ago
THey put the index on the outside back cover. I was unable to proof but any company should have known better and told me.
11 mon ago
Excellent printing quality. Nice, and also very fast, customer service. My only advice using this printing method for a book: 1. Double check to make sure you get your physical proof copy. For some reason, I didn't get one. That's okay considering this was a 'proof' printing, but I would have made some changes. 2. This is not a complaint, only caution for self-publishers: The dimensions offered were not exactly as I needed. I'm not sure why they don't allow a narrower size. The printed book ends up having the dimensions of a church hymnal, as I can't input a narrower width. In the past year or so, it seemed this company did offer a custom size for width. So just double check all your parameters first. 3. I actually really love the finished product and think I can work with this company to get more of the effect I'm after. Best feature is 'Printed in USA.' Many thanks!
11 mon ago
The book was beautiful and all my customers loved the finished product. They showed it to others that did not attend the event and I had to order more books!
11 mon ago
Our programs came out so beautiful. The quality of the notifying and binding is far superior to other printers. Thank you Printingcenterusa.com!
1 yr ago
My dance recital programs are PERFECT!! They were super fast and the quality is great!
1 yr ago
Great product! Great customer service, great quality.
1 yr ago
I was worried the package wouldn’t arrive on time for my event. It was right on time and they remembered I was a customer from last year. Thank you
1 yr ago
I really appreciated your teams efforts in getting the right print quality, colors, saturation, etc. for the book. We went through several proof copies.
1 yr ago
We used PrintingCenterUSA to print our yearbooks. The books were beautiful and we got them back quickly! We had a couple of small issues and they were fast to respond and rectify the situation. We will use them again!
1 yr ago
great product. great service.
1 yr ago
The website was easy to use, and prices were excellent. After placing the order, I received a call, recommending a slight change to the paper selection, because a caring human had reviewed the order and wanted to be helpful. The final product looks very professional!
1 yr ago
Beautifully printed. Perfect!
1 yr ago
Our book, Grizzly 399 and Her Four Hungry Cubs is beautiful. We are proud to send it to our customers! Thank you for helping us get the message about Grizzly 399 out to the world.
1 yr ago
I loved working with this company. The service was excellent and she provided us with very reasonable prices. The books that we had done we’re perfect
1 yr ago
I loved our books and I think the company did a fabulous job. I will be telling other people about this. Great service and the prices were good!!
1 yr ago
My second order for the printing of our family history. The book and printing are of the highest quality. I strongly recommend them for their products and friendly customer service. Outstanding!
1 yr ago
I am so pleased with the book that you printed for me. Excellent job!
1 yr ago
Order twice, books were wonderfully done
1 yr ago
The interior pages are perfect. If only Printing Center USA could make a sturdier cover with flaps.
1 yr ago
My customer likes his book.
1 yr ago
The books could not have come out or beautifully. I so appreciated the guidance of the team at Printing Center along the way to create the best possible product. Excellent communication, quick turnaround of proofs and shipping of the final project - my family is thrilled. 10 stars! I could not recommend them more highly!
1 yr ago
We have ordered our program books from this company 3 times now. The quality is beyond expectation, the delivery is spot on, and the price is the best I have found. We are very happy.
1 yr ago
Great color - prompt turn around!
1 yr ago
Great quality and fast turn time! I will continue to use this company, for sure!
1 yr ago
Printing Center USA printed a gorgeous book for me. The quality of the pages is superb and the unique book cover is between paperback and hardcover and they executed that perfectly. Nicole Larson is extremely helpful for customer relations and if you need any help. I would definitely work with them again.
1 yr ago
I shouldn't be surprised by the superior quality printing that I receive from Printing Center USA, because it's exactly what I expect. But I am grateful to have found them.
1 yr ago
amazing job
1 yr ago
Service was outstanding. The last printer seemed to go out of their way to make things difficult. These guys bent over backwards to make it easy.
1 yr ago
Their customer service is always so friendly and patience and I love working with this company because of it!
1 yr ago
Excellent!
1 yr ago
Very Great!
1 yr ago
Just as expected! The books are high quality and look great.
1 yr ago
The printing and quality of the book is excellent. I wrote the book for myself, family members, and a couple close friends, to capture the major events from my early childhood all the way through my eighty-plus years of life. I had ten copies of the book printed. This is the second book I've had printed at PrintingCenterUSA, and is actually a second printing of the first book, but with a few additions, and photos added. The color photos definitely made the book more interesting. Service was fast.
1 yr ago
Good quality, great valuer!
1 yr ago
Book was great and of good quality. Pricing a lot better than any competitive. I will use your company again.
1 yr ago
PrintingCenterUSA's printing services make it easy for me to order any type of printed product. The color, quality, and packing of the magazines we print quarterly have always been the best. They deliver our projects quickly, efficiently, and accurately. PrintingCenterUSA's combination of great technology and excellent customer service provides an absolutely great solution for our book printing needs.
1 yr ago
Excellent quality and service.
1 yr ago
Wonderful, as always. Thank you.
1 yr ago
All problems with my first printing were handled quickly and professionally! Excellent job on the reprints! Thank You!!!
1 yr ago
This is the second time I’ve worked with PrintingCenterUSA. I was so happy with the first experience that utilizing them to put my Dad’s stories into book form was a no-brainer.
1 yr ago
Great customer service. Great quality
1 yr ago
I was a little worried about the great price and the booklet format, but I was pleasantly surprised as it turned out really nice. I really liked the online app that helped me layout the book. Most other sites gave minimal configuration and I really like how I was able to fill the whole page without having any sort of background color.
1 yr ago
Please don't use the styrofoam popcorn in your packaging!!!!
1 yr ago
If ten stars were an option I'd give it to this company. This was the second printing of my book and everything from customer service to product quality was outstanding! Judy Williams
1 yr ago
As expected. Great service.
1 yr ago
Perfect print quality. Love it!
1 yr ago
My experience was flawless. When I had questions they were immediately answered by a real human, not an automated voice. I was never put on hold with long time waits. Customer service was excellent!! The product was beautiful and everything I had hoped for with speedy delivery. I will definitely be recommending this company.
1 yr ago
The quality of the book we received exceeded all our expectations. We’ve had a few people ask where we printed it. We enthusiastically recommended Printing Center USA to them. The price was also a pleasant surprise compared to other estimates we got before.
1 yr ago
My book was printed quickly and the quality was excellent. I will order from here again!
1 yr ago
So professional, so helpful, the product so spectacular! I'll print here again and again!
1 yr ago
I placed an order for 200 books and had them in my hand in just over a week. Very timely service and received as ordered. Will use again for sure!!
1 yr ago
Fantastic quality
1 yr ago
Great product good prices
1 yr ago
Extremely easy to work with. Quick turn around time and great quality.
1 yr ago
From start to finish, my experience with PrintingCenterUSA was seamless. I am extremely happy with the printing quality of my new children's book!
1 yr ago
Good quality and Fast service 👍
1 yr ago
Printing was excellent. But heavy books need better packing. One book was damaged at the corner during shipping. Can’t sell it now so it becomes my copy…
1 yr ago
This was my first order with Printing Center and I did it because the printer I usually use messed up an order and could not get one to me in less than about a month which would not help me with the holiday season. I was very satisfied with the customer service (a big plus over my other printer (a very large one) and the product arrived packed well and in a timely fashion. I realize prices are going up everywhere, but if Printing Center is competitive for what you are looking for, definitely give them a try.
1 yr ago
Very helpful in getting our book published.
1 yr ago
Everything was great and incredibly fast
1 yr ago
Great customer service. Quality printing. Great prices.
1 yr ago
My book was printed in an excellent fashion. The timeframe was short. Price was more than I had expected to pay, but overall, I am pleased with this company.
1 yr ago
Poor customer service. I’ve ordered twice and was disappointed with both books. First book had print on the inside cover. The second book did not follow my instructions. The proofs appeared to be what I wanted but once the book arrived it did not look the same. A coupon for $25 off my next order was sent but I’ve already had two orders messed up so no thank you. No return call from manager Nicole after I left a message from her initial message.
1 yr ago
Book arrived with two empty white pages at the front. The layout was obviously wrong, and we spent a lot of money on the product. A big disappointment.
1 yr ago
Awesome job and quick delivery I’ll be ordering with this company soon .
1 yr ago
The book came out beautiful
1 yr ago
My product came fast the print paper and colours were excellent, the customer service was attentive to my needs and requests. Ill keep using them for all my book printing needs. =} Thank You!
1 yr ago
I am having an issue contacting support in reference to a cover quality issue that we would like to resolve before moving forward with additional orders.

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