Canva's book cover maker makes designing book covers amazingly simple – even for non-designers.
You’ve done the hard work and created an amazing book. Make sure it sells out by creating an awesome cover design!
Canva’s free book cover maker is ridiculously easy to use – even for the novice or not-so-tech-savvy writer. Our book cover maker allows you to choose from hundreds of layouts, making it easier than ever to create a memorable cover.
If you have your own photographs or graphics you would like to use, you can upload them to Canva for free. Once your images are stored in your library, you can use them as many times as you like.
Canva also gives you access to a library of over 1 million stock images, graphics and illustrations. Many of these images are also free, while premium images are all priced at just $1. Using professional photography will allow you to create a high quality book cover that’s ready for Kindle and other ebook sites. There are no recurring fees once you’ve published your high quality design.
Canva’s collection of book cover layouts is the best on the web! Our team of awesome designers have worked hard to create quality layouts which will help your book look professional and sell out. You won’t need to spend hundreds hiring a designer when you create your own awesome cover in Canva’s book cover maker.
To share your book cover with your friends and colleagues, simply click the Share button and post your new book cover design straight to your social media account.
Simply head on over to www.canva.com to start creating your amazing book cover. You don’t need to download Canva, just create an account and log in.
If you want to download on the go, go ahead and add our free iOS and Android apps to your mobile devices. They’re free to download from the App Store and Google Play.
Save your book cover as a PDF to print it in stunning high resolution. If you’ve used paid elements from Canva’s library you can go ahead with a print run of up to 2000 copies. If you’re creating a cover for an e-book, you can share and sell it as many times as you like.
If you’re working in a team or with a co-author, you might need to collaborate. To allow other people to edit your design, tick the box next to ‘Share/email as an editable design’. This will give them access to edit your design in their personal Canva account.
Watermarks are used to brand or to protect paid images that are owned by the photographer. After creating your design in Canva, simply click the Download button and choose to export your design as an image or PDF.
As this point you will be prompted to pay for any images within your design. Once you do, your image or PDF will download straight to your computer without the watermarks.