Morning Roundup: Amazon launches KDP Kids. What should editors read?

kdp kidsAmazon Launches Kindle Kids’ Book Creator, Launches KDP Kids (The Digital Reader)
Making an ebook is easy – so long as it mainly consists of text. But if you want to want to make a fixed layout ebook like a kid’s picture book, that’s a little harder, which is why Amazon launched Kindle Comics Creator last year and why Amazon just launched the Kindle Kids’ Book Creator.

Reading Rainbow to Publish Levar Burton’s First Picture Book (GalleyCat)
Actor and literacy advocate LeVar Burton has collaborated with writer Susan Schaefer Bernardo and artist Courtenay Fletcher on his first picture book.

What Should Editors Read? (An American Editor)
None of these essays address the questions of: What should editors read? and How much should editors read? It is these questions that, I think, are part of the root of the problems of poor and adequate editing.

Is Amazon Poised to Steal Print on Demand? (Brave New World)
Many suggested that POD would solve many environmental issues but we would suggest that they first may wish to also look closer at the technology and paper stock used in the current machines.

Kindle Daily Deals: Medicus (and more)

About Joanna Cabot (1595 Articles)
"I’m a journalist, a teacher and an e-book fiend. I work as a French teacher at a K-3 private school. I use drama, music, puppets, props and all manner of tech in my job, and I love it. I enjoy moving between all the classes and having a relationship with each child in the school. Kids are hilarious, and I enjoy watching them grow and learn. My current device of choice for reading is my Amazon Kindle Touch, but I have owned or used devices by Sony, Kobo, Aluratek and others. I also read on my tablet devices using the Kindle app, and I enjoy synching between them, so that I’m always up to date no matter where I am or what I have with me."

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