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Custom Book Cover Design Service

The book cover design is often argued to be the most important aspect of a book, as this is what catches the reader’s attention first and is often the ultimate factor in the purchase decision. Why opt for a templated, basic cover that might lose a reader’s interest when you can ensure that your book cover design is entirely unique?

In a nutshell

Work with one of our talented designers to produce a one of a kind, custom book cover design that will ensure your title stands out from the crowd. Your designer will collaborate with you to create a bespoke, beautiful, high-quality masterpiece that truly reflects your work.

What it costs

eBook Only Cover Design:

£153.76 (graphic design) or £181.71 (illustrative)

Paperback Cover Design/eBook and Paperback Cover Design:

£195.69 (graphic design) or £223.64 (illustrative)

Comparison -

£420.00 (Authorhouse)
£599.00 (Xlibris)

Includes

eBook Cover:

- graphic design (manipulation of up to 2 licensed images) and/or bespoke illustrative artwork

- text placement (e.g. author name, title)

- copyright assigned to you so that you are free to use the cover for any purpose you wish

- liaising directly with your Designer, so they can fully understand your creative vision

- supply of both high resolution RGB jpeg/pdf and working files (Adobe InDesign) so that you are free to make adjustments later down the line, if required

Paperback Cover:

- graphic design (manipulation of up to 2 licensed images) and/or bespoke illustrative artwork

- text placement including author name, title, spine text, logo (if applicable), barcode and ISBN (if applicable), blurb (if applicable)

- sized to specific dimensions (if required)

- copyright assigned to you so that you are free to use the cover for any purpose you wish

- liaising directly with your Designer, so they can fully understand your creative vision

- supply of both high resolution RGB jpeg/pdf and working files (Adobe InDesign) so that you are free to make adjustments later down the line, if required

Browse examples in the Design Galleries.

Why do we do this?

We include the Book Cover Design Service as part of our publication services, as we believe that a unique and high-quality cover can make all the difference towards a book's reputation. The Book Cover Design Service is also available as a stand-alone option, which means that you can ensure your book cover design truly reflects the tone and content of your work, and can use it wherever and however you choose to publish.

How do we do this?


The last seven months have been an amazing period in my life and last week when I received the finished product was one of the best days of my life…Working with Rowanvale was first class; I found everything about your company brilliant and it was a joy to publish my book with you....

Gavin Jones, author of Three Bullets
They also used our Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, eBook Publishing Package, Paperback/Hardback Publishing Package and Marketing & Aftercare Service