Now that you’ve created your illustrations, let’s learn how to format and insert them into your KDP book! Let’s see how our geek and gal figure this out together!

Gal Excited

Time to format and insert your illustrations into your book! Are you ready?

Geek Eager

Yes! Show me the way!

Formatting Your Illustrations

Gal Explaining

First, ensure your illustrations are in a compatible format . KDP supports JPEG, TIFF, GIF, and PNG formats.

Geek Nodding

Got it! My illustrations are in PNG format.

Gal Pleased

Great! Now, let's resize them to fit your book's dimensions.

Inserting Your Illustrations

Gal Encouraging

Next, let's insert the illustrations into your manuscript. Place them where they best support the text and enhance the reader's experience.

Geek Thinking

Hmm, should I put them next to the relevant text or on a separate page?

Gal Smiling

Either way works! Just make sure they don't disrupt the flow of your book. 📖

Optimizing Your Illustrations

Gal Important

Optimize your illustrations for file size and quality. Large files can lead to slow loading times and higher delivery costs.

Geek Wondering

How do I do that?

Gal Helpful

You can use image editing software to reduce file size while maintaining image quality. 🖼️

Testing Your Illustrations

Gal Ready

Finally, preview your book to ensure the illustrations look good on different devices and screen sizes.

Geek Enthusiastic

I can't wait to see how they look on a Kindle! 😃


Gal Proud

Now you know how to format and insert illustrations into your KDP book. Remember to use compatible formats, optimize file size, and preview your book on various devices!

Geek Happy

Thank you! My book is going to look amazing with these illustrations! 🎉

With these steps, you’ll have beautifully formatted and inserted illustrations in your KDP book that both young and old readers will enjoy! 😃