Before You Begin: Beginner Board Books

Before You Begin

How to make Beginner Board Books

Our beginner board books allow you to: Add a limited number of photos Change text Simple, fun and easy to create!

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What are Beginner Board Books?

Beginner Board Books are our simplest and easiest board books to create. These books are:

  • Designed for people who are not technical and unfamiliar with computer
  • Allow for a limited number of photos
  • Allow for simple text
  • Limited in template flexibility, photos can only be swapped out and not moved around
  • Text cannot be moved around, but fonts can be changed for template versatility
  • With a Skill Level 1: Simple and easy to create

Getting Started

Beginner Board Book Checklist

  • Create an Account with us to save your board book project
  • 9-16 of your favorite photos in digital format on your computer, phone, tablet. You can even use images from Facebook!
  • Your loved one's name
  • Special message(s) you may want to include for each page
  • Credit Card for secure payment processing

Once you have the checklist above set, choose a beginner board book from our library.

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Understanding the Board Book Interface

Beginner Board Book Interface

1 - Editor

Use the editor to type out your messages, change images on each individual spread. 

2 - Minimize Editor

Use this icon to minimize the text and image editor.

3 - Trash

Use this icon trash text boxes or other places you may want to delete on the spread.


4 - Undo or Redo 

Use the arrows to undo or redo changes on the page.

5 - Align to Page

Use this icon change alignment of items on the page.

6 - Zoom

Use this icon to zoom in on elements on the page.


7 - Full Screen

Use this icon expand the board book interface to full screen. Press your escape button on your keyboard to exit.

8 - Finish Editing

Completes your editing and produces a final comp for you to review and approve to add to cart.

9 - Save

The Save Button gives you the ability to save your work at any point to return to at a later date. Also, use this button frequently during the board book building process to avoid a session timeout in the backend of the interface. Saved for later books remain in the cart for 90 days from the last change date made and then are deleted.

10 - Cancel

Cancels the work done on the page.

11 - Page Viewer

Shows the current page being viewed and allows you to select and and move images and text boxes on the page.

12 - Page Thumbnails and Image Uploader

Use this section to navigate between pages. Click on my images to upload all your images to add to the book or upload from Facebook.




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Ready to start your board book?

Choose a  Beginner Board Book