How much money can you make from a children’s book?

Here’s what the data says about children’s book authors making more than $20,000/year: Most of them have been writing professional for at least six years. (Expect it to take a while to get established.) Most of them have sold more than one story.

How do you write a children’s book and get it published?

How to Publish a Children’s Book: A Guide for First-Time Authors
  1. Know the market. Knowing your audience is essential when you’re writing your book and crucial when you’re selling it.
  2. Refine your manuscript.
  3. Find a children’s book agent.
  4. Submit directly to publishers.
  5. Always be marketing.

How much does it cost to publish a children’s book?

Children’s books don’t come cheap. Between quality illustrations, color printing (which is more expensive than black and white), and the number of books you may have to print ahead of time, publishing a children’s book could easily cost you $10,000.

Can anyone write a children’s book?

Writing and publishing a children’s book successfully is possible, but it’s more than just writing out a story idea and drawing pictures… And there are a lot of mistakes you can easily make that’ll cost you book sales, fans, and ultimately the success of your book.