Affordable Book Illustration Pricing – Hire A Top Illustrator Now


What are you paying for?

When you work with us, you can always rest assured of beautiful, affordable illustrations.

All our book illustration pricing includes:

  • A storyboard, showing all the pages of your book with rough sketches and lines to show where the text will go (with up to two rounds of revisions)
  • Detailed sketches (with up to two rounds of revisions)
  • Final, full-color illustrations (with up to two rounds of revisions)
  • Ebook/print-ready illustrations your book
  • All delivered with professional project management

We also offer:

  • Book design services
  • Print and ebook ready files

How much will I be paying?

So how much do book illustrations cost?

Here is a breakdown of our book illustration pricing:
  • Spot illustrations – $45
  • Half-page illustrations – $65
  • Full-page illustrations – $95
  • Spread illustrations – $175
  • Cover Front – $125
  • Cover Wrap – $195
  • Book design – $180
  • Prepping your ebook for KDP – $45


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Spot Illustration

Small, simple illustrations to liven up a page with text. They’re a quarter of a page or less with no background. Can be placed as a chapter heading, corner decoration or next to/within a body of text.

One character or object OR

Two simple characters/objects



Half Page Illustration

As the name says, this is an illustration that fills half a page. While it can be detailed, due to it’s smaller size, the background will be less detailed than a full page illustration.

Up to two characters


Extra characters - $15 each


Full Page Illustration

This is a full page illustration where we pull out all the stops and include lots of detail! We can also leave space for your text if needed.

Up to three characters

Detailed background
Extra characters - $15 each


Spread Illustration

Spread across two full pages, normally with text on the illustration. While a mix of different illustration sizes makes a beautiful book, going all out and making your whole book double-page spreads will undoubtedly will make it amazing!

Up to six characters

Detailed background
Extra characters - $15 each


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Cover - front

We also provide book covers. An ebook that won’t be printed only needs a front cover. We will create the illustration and add the text. You can choose to add (or not add) the illustrator’s name.

Up to three characters

Detailed background
Extra characters - $15 each
Title and name(s)



Cover - wrap

If you’re printing your book, you will need a wrap cover with front and back (and possibly spine). We will create the illustration and design the full cover for you, ready to go to print!

Full illustration for front and back

Up to four characters

Extra characters - $15 each

Title and name(s) on front
Text and photo on back


Book Design

Once you have your illustrations and cover, you still need book design. In this step we create an appealing, coherent book, choosing the right typography and colors and laying out your text and illustrations, along with the front and back matter.

(Up to 32 pages. An additional $5 per page after that)
Typography suited to book
Customized typograhy colors
Full book layout
Print-ready and ebook files 

Hire an illustrator at an excellent price

We’d love to get working on your project right away. Our talented team is ready to schedule your illustration project right now.

Schedule a Free Consultation About Your Book Illustration Project

Your book is important and you need to get every element of it just right. Why don’t you have a chat with us? We will give you some obligation free advice on how you can make the best out of your book.

To book your free 30 minute call simply click on the button below to schedule a suitable time. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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If you’re a self-publishing author looking for gorgeous book illustrations at an affordable price, with excellent customer care, Get Your Book Illustrations is the perfect agency for you.

We create beautiful, 100% unique illustrations for any genre, hand-drawn by our professional illustrators.