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Book Cover Maker

Make your book stand out on the shelf with our book cover designer.

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Make your own book cover and bring your story to life

You've poured your heart and soul into your manuscript – now it’s time to make sure your book will stand out on the shelf with a cover that sells. Save time and money from hiring a graphic designer— simply choose a template, drag and drop design elements, and craft your unique book cover in just minutes.

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Explore our library of customizable templates made by professional designers. Whether your story unfolds against a romantic sunset, takes place in a fantastical realm, is filled to the brim with delightful recipes, we’ve got it all. Choose one that resonates with you, setting the ideal tone to captivate your readers the moment they lay eyes on your book.

Thanks to our cutting-edge AI features, the once-daunting task of designing a book cover becomes quick, simple, and loads of fun! Turn your rough concepts into captivating graphics that beautifully adorn your cover. If you have your own illustrations or images you’d like to add, you can seamlessly remove any distracting backgrounds and let your art take the spotlight, creating a cover that's truly one-of-a-kind. You can also access our vast library of copyright-free stock images, so you can enhance your book cover design with photographs that perfectly complement your narrative.

With our book cover maker, you have all the tools to play, experiment, and design with confidence. Your book deserves a cover as extraordinary as the world you've built within its pages, and Kittl is here to help you make that happen. Enjoy the process and soon you’ll have the perfect cover art that’s ready to grace the shelves.

How to make a book cover

1. How to make a book cover

Launch Kittl on your device, then click on "New Project” located in the top right corner.

2. Explore thousands of templates

Browse through a curated selection of templates designed for various genres, from romance to thriller to non-fiction.

3. Weave your vision into your cover

Stitch together images, add illustrations, and let the text dance on your book cover art.

4. Showcase your book cover design

Share your original book cover via email, or post it on social media to give your followers a sneak peek of your next book.

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Perfect your book cover with unique fonts and text effects

The beauty lies in the details—explore modern lettering for young adult novels or elegant script styles for memoirs. Our diverse font collection ensures you’ll find the perfect typeface no matter the genre. Enhance your title with subtle shadows, vibrant gradients, or even curve the text with a simple click or drag. Crafting the perfect lettering for your book cover has never been easier.

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Get creative with stock photos and vector illustrations

Bring your book cover to life with our extensive library of free stock photos and illustrations, curated to suit a myriad of genres. Whether you're crafting a sci-fi adventure, an epic fantasy, or a tasteful cookbook, Kittl provides a treasure trove of images to complement your narrative. Choose from vivid illustrations, captivating landscapes, or symbolic visuals to capture the essence of your story.

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Create unique book cover art in seconds with AI

Have a particular backdrop in mind? Turn an idea into unique artwork that captures the essence of your story simply by typing a prompt into our AI generator. You can even choose from different art styles to match the mood you’re going for, and further refine your cover art by adjusting the colors and adding textures. If you’re short on time, you can use existing templates as a base and easily customize them to make it uniquely yours.

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Testimonials

I am not a graphic designer but Kittl helped me by creating my designs that are 100x better! Kittl AI is extremely easy to use, and the quality is beyond what I thought it could be.

Andres P.

Print-on-demand Entrepreneur

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I saw you have a lot of awesome designs and it helped me with my first launch!

Rosemarie S.

Author

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Great ideas from other subscribers everyday. Easy-to-use templates, great price value, and various options to create unique designs.

Christie M.

Writer

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It is a very good and user friendly app that I can do whatever I want.

Kevin S.

Realtor

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Kittl is outstanding, innovative, easy to use, and inspiring. It allows a designer to be more efficient, saves time, and improves the quality of results for many.

Steve H.

Graphic Designer

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There are a lot of unique fonts that you can add effects to and also the graphics have a vintage feel.

Diana A.

Artist

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Easy to use, great for creating quick drafts and mockups! It saves me time!

Tom R.

Marketer

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It's my go to for designs and ideas. The templates are amazing!

Ella B.

Student

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I am not a graphic designer but Kittl helped me by creating my designs that are 100x better! Kittl AI is extremely easy to use, and the quality is beyond what I thought it could be.

Andres P.

Print-on-demand Entrepreneur

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

I saw you have a lot of awesome designs and it helped me with my first launch!

Rosemarie S.

Author

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Great ideas from other subscribers everyday. Easy-to-use templates, great price value, and various options to create unique designs.

Christie M.

Writer

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

It is a very good and user friendly app that I can do whatever I want.

Kevin S.

Realtor

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

Kittl is outstanding, innovative, easy to use, and inspiring. It allows a designer to be more efficient, saves time, and improves the quality of results for many.

Steve H.

Graphic Designer

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

There are a lot of unique fonts that you can add effects to and also the graphics have a vintage feel.

Diana A.

Artist

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

Easy to use, great for creating quick drafts and mockups! It saves me time!

Tom R.

Marketer

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

It's my go to for designs and ideas. The templates are amazing!

Ella B.

Student

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

I am not a graphic designer but Kittl helped me by creating my designs that are 100x better! Kittl AI is extremely easy to use, and the quality is beyond what I thought it could be.

Andres P.

Print-on-demand Entrepreneur

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

I saw you have a lot of awesome designs and it helped me with my first launch!

Rosemarie S.

Author

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

Great ideas from other subscribers everyday. Easy-to-use templates, great price value, and various options to create unique designs.

Christie M.

Writer

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

It is a very good and user friendly app that I can do whatever I want.

Kevin S.

Realtor

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

Kittl is outstanding, innovative, easy to use, and inspiring. It allows a designer to be more efficient, saves time, and improves the quality of results for many.

Steve H.

Graphic Designer

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

There are a lot of unique fonts that you can add effects to and also the graphics have a vintage feel.

Diana A.

Artist

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

Easy to use, great for creating quick drafts and mockups! It saves me time!

Tom R.

Marketer

Quotation mark
Quotation mark

It's my go to for designs and ideas. The templates are amazing!

Ella B.

Student

Quotation mark
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are standard book cover sizes?

Standard book cover sizes vary, but common dimensions include 5.5" x 8.5" for paperbacks and 6" x 9" for hardcovers. Kittl provides templates in various sizes, ensuring compatibility with industry standards.

What are standard book cover sizes?

Standard book cover sizes vary, but common dimensions include 5.5" x 8.5" for paperbacks and 6" x 9" for hardcovers. Kittl provides templates in various sizes, ensuring compatibility with industry standards.

What makes a good book cover?

A good book cover has a captivating title and subtitle, a well-chosen focal point, eye-catching visual elements, and good composition. Your title should be legible and strategically placed so that it stands out. The key is to strike a harmonious balance between visual elements so that they present a cohesive and intriguing composition. When incorporating images or illustrations, make sure they align seamlessly with the overall design.

What makes a good book cover?

A good book cover has a captivating title and subtitle, a well-chosen focal point, eye-catching visual elements, and good composition. Your title should be legible and strategically placed so that it stands out. The key is to strike a harmonious balance between visual elements so that they present a cohesive and intriguing composition. When incorporating images or illustrations, make sure they align seamlessly with the overall design.

What should a book cover include?

A good book cover should display the author's name and title. Incorporate engaging graphics or relevant images to add visual appeal, as well as to give readers a glimpse of the story. If possible, include snippets from reviews to entice potential readers and offer insights into your book's acclaim.

What should a book cover include?

A good book cover should display the author's name and title. Incorporate engaging graphics or relevant images to add visual appeal, as well as to give readers a glimpse of the story. If possible, include snippets from reviews to entice potential readers and offer insights into your book's acclaim.

What kind of images should I use on my book cover?

Choose images that align with your book's genre and convey its tone. Kittl offers a diverse library, allowing you to select from stock photos and illustrations tailored to different genres.

What kind of images should I use on my book cover?

Choose images that align with your book's genre and convey its tone. Kittl offers a diverse library, allowing you to select from stock photos and illustrations tailored to different genres.

How to choose a font for a book cover?

Go for a font that complements your book's theme and is easy to read. Kittl provides a range of fonts, allowing you to experiment and find the perfect match for your design.

How to choose a font for a book cover?

Go for a font that complements your book's theme and is easy to read. Kittl provides a range of fonts, allowing you to experiment and find the perfect match for your design.

Does Kittl’s book cover maker have templates for all types of books?

Yes, Kittl offers a wide array of templates designed for various genres, including fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, journals, and more. Our templates cater to the diverse needs of authors.

Does Kittl’s book cover maker have templates for all types of books?

Yes, Kittl offers a wide array of templates designed for various genres, including fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, journals, and more. Our templates cater to the diverse needs of authors.

Can every element in the book cover template be customized?

Absolutely! Kittl allows you to fully customize every element in the book cover template. From images and fonts to colors and layout, you have complete creative control.

Can every element in the book cover template be customized?

Absolutely! Kittl allows you to fully customize every element in the book cover template. From images and fonts to colors and layout, you have complete creative control.

Can I use Kittl for free?

Yes, Kittl offers a free plan where users can access our template library and create, share, and download designs. For additional benefits like commercial licensing, vector downloads, and AI tools, Kittl offers paid plans with advanced features.

Can I use Kittl for free?

Yes, Kittl offers a free plan where users can access our template library and create, share, and download designs. For additional benefits like commercial licensing, vector downloads, and AI tools, Kittl offers paid plans with advanced features.

Can I use Kittl for commercial projects?

Absolutely! If you’re on a free plan, you’ll need to credit Kittl. But if you’re using a paid plan, you can use Kittl without any credit. To find out more about our commercial licensing, click here.

Can I use Kittl for commercial projects?

Absolutely! If you’re on a free plan, you’ll need to credit Kittl. But if you’re using a paid plan, you can use Kittl without any credit. To find out more about our commercial licensing, click here.

Be your book’s designer

Design your story's first impression like a pro with our book cover creator.

Be your book’s designer

Design your story's first impression like a pro with our book cover creator.

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