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Board Book Cover Setup Guide

Board book covers are made by taking a single sheet of paper and wrapping it around paperboard to create your cover, board book covers should be created as a single spread.

Board Book Cover Template

1. The “Page Height” and “Page Width” is the same as the inside pages of your book. See guide below.

2. Next, you’ll have to accommodate for your book’s spine. To calculate the width of your spine, see our online spine calculator.

3. Finally, as with your inside pages, you should include 0.125 inches of bleed around the edge of your design that will be trimmed off. Also make sure to keep all important text and graphics 0.125 inches away from the trim line since board books, like all offset printing, exhibit minute variance in their production.

Board Book Cover Template