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  • Item #: 062033
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.95

    Kit includes 14 story pages, cover page, instructions and a set of 10 markers. Finished product will be a 5.5 x 8.5 soft cover book including a title page, dedication page and about the author section on the back cover. Recommended for ages 4+.

  • Item #: 000283
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    Create your own long lasting, professional looking book! The IlluStory A+ kit contains non-toxic, washable markers, writing pages, instructions, hints, a story planner, and a postage paid envelope. Write your story, then illustrate it. When you're finished, mail it in (at no additional charge) for completion and production. They'll typeset and bind your book, returning a 7" x 9" hardcover book that even has a place for a dedication. The kit produces an 18 page book, and the author's bio can be placed on the back cover.

    Authors have the choice of either creating their book by hand using the materials in the kit, or producing their book online using the company's website. Working online allows kids to upload photos or scanned images and use digital drawing tools and effects (like speech bubbles, pre-designed backgrounds and more). Designing online also allows them to place more text on each page (there are per-page word limits for hard copy bookmaking). Planning sheets, informational sheets on types of writing and quite a few "story web" graphic organizers flesh out the contents of IlluStory A+ and may be helpful to tie the project in with your current writing curriculum. Next step, the Library of Congress! - Megan

  • Item #: 062477
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.99


    Get your stories ready! It's time for our 3rd Annual Summer Book Contest just for students! This year the theme is "historical fiction." We're offering a special Illustory kit (at 50% off) that provides all of the tools for kids to write and illustrate their own historical fiction story and have it professionally printed into a 7x9" hardcover book. The kit includes very clear instructions to create a 18 page book, front & back cover that you also design, and a postage paid envelope to mail in your pages to the publisher. You even get a set of 10 colored markers.

    We have chosen historical fiction as this year's genre. Not familiar? Imagine choosing an actual historical person, time period, event, or even location and writing a fictional story about it. Maybe you or your family & friends are in the story. Maybe your main character is an animal, or even a famous structure. You can create characters and put them into a real historical event, or take real historical people and create a story around them that "may" have happened. You can choose from Biblical times, medieval locations, Colonial America or any topic that sparks your imagination. There should be an element of historical accuracy throughout your book.

    But it doesn't end there! Kids can enter their story into our Super Summer Book Contest by emailing us when you send in your finished pages (see our contest details page.) There are fantastic cash prizes in 3 age groups and one overall winner will have their book printed and sold by Rainbow Resource Center! Be sure to follow all contest rules carefully. To receive free shipping on this item, make a note in the COMMENT BOX when ordering online that you are entering the Super Summer Book Contest and we will refund you $3.75.


    *** Update: We had 650 kits available at this price with free shipping. These are now sold out, but you may still order a book kit at our regularly discounted price of $21.95 (retail is $29.99) by ordering item #000283. Our normal shipping would now apply to your purchase. Be sure to follow the contest rules carefully! ~Sara

  • Item #: 056275
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    Graphic novels, comics, illustrated stories, cartoons call it whatever you like, after all, it's your book! Create your own comic book from a kit, send it off (postage paid) and receive a real published version in the mail that is all YOU! Detailed instructions are clear and easy to follow. There are even story ideas and writing prompts just in case you need them. If you have a student who loves to read comic books, challenge them to come up with their own. It's easier than you might think with this cool kit from Lulu Jr. You could make this a summer project. Make a book about your family or a memorable vacation, or let kids veer off wherever their imagination may take them! You could make one as part of a history study! The kit comes with directions, idea guide, a postage envelope to mail it in, 20 pages for your book and cover, a set of 8 broad-line markers, a black felt-tip pen for the dialogue, 1 pencil with sharpener and a white art eraser. You even have the option to have the printer typeset the title & author's name on the cover or to use your own lettering. All inside printing will be in the student's hand. The publisher will take about 2 weeks to make your book. ~ Sara