Author and Illustrator Showcase BOOK LAUNCH and BOOK BOOST Packages

Looking for ideas to launch or boost your book?

The Author Showcase is our special online book marketing category, which is dedicated to children’s book authors and illustrators who are looking to gain visibility and publicity for their works. Whether you have a brand new book or a book that’s been published for years, these packages offer some of the best ways to launch your book.

TCBR Book Launch and Book Boost Campaigns

  • Let us help with your book marketing plan by connecting you with your target audience. The Children’s Book Review receives approximately 350,000 unique visitors annually and is continually growing and gaining popularity with loyal readership.
  • Choose from one of our well-rounded book marketing packages.
  • Or, learn how we can help you create a custom book marketing campaign all of your own on our media kit page.

Author Showcase Amplify—$1,515*

  • A Dedicated Review: A professional and non-biased book review with a minimum word count of 250 words. Dedicated Reviews are published and archived in TCBR’s Author Showcase category for a minimum of one year.
  • A Premium Book Giveaway: Giveaways are an effective way to generate additional on-line excitement and buzz about your product, as well as grow your social media following and e-mail subscriber list.
  • Advertisement banner (300 x 600 pixels) visible on all pages of TCBR for three months and linked to a URL of your choice. Banner ads are a useful way to gain recognition in the market by becoming highly visible to your target audience and offering a direct call to action with the simple click of a mouse.
  • An E-Newsletter banner featured once a month, for three months in our newsletter sent to our 10,000+ dedicated readership, increasing visibility to a targeted audience of children’s book lovers.
  • Two Dedicated Emails sent to our list of 10,000+ newsletter subscribers. One email is sent to announce the book giveaway and one is sent to announce the winners. Dedicated emails allow for direct communication with your audience without any other noise or distractions.
  • A personalized interview, including the book summary, purchase links, up to five images of your choice, and your book trailer video (optional).
  • Multiple inbound text and image links to your website, offering SEO value.
  • Social Media Campaign: Interview and review pages will be shared via TCBR’s Instagram (one static post), Facebook (two posts), and X (two posts) feeds. Increasing communication fosters a deeper awareness of the author/illustrator/book.

Author Showcase Optimum—$650*

  • A Dedicated Review: A professional and non-biased book review with a minimum word count of 250 words. Dedicated Reviews are published and archived in TCBR’s Author Showcase category for a minimum of one year.
  • A Premium Book Giveaway: Giveaways are an effective way to generate additional on-line excitement and buzz about your product, as well as grow your social media following and e-mail subscriber list.
  • Advertisement banner (300 x 250 pixels) visible on all pages of TCBR for one month and linked to a URL of your choice. Banner ads are a useful way to gain recognition in the market by becoming highly visible to your target audience and offering a direct call to action with the simple click of a mouse.
  • A personalized interview, including the book summary, purchase links, up to five images of your choice, and your book trailer video (optional).
  • Multiple inbound text and image links to your website, offering SEO value.
  • Social Media Campaign: Interview and review pages will be shared on TCBR’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Increasing communication fosters a deeper awareness of the author/illustrator/book.

Author Showcase Ultimate—$499*

  • A Dedicated Review: A professional and non-biased book review with a minimum word count of 250 words. Dedicated Reviews are published and archived in TCBR’s Author Showcase category for a minimum of one year.
  • Advertisement banner (300 x 250 pixels) visible on all pages of TCBR for one month and linked to a URL of your choice. Banner ads are a useful way to gain recognition in the market by becoming highly visible to your target audience and offering a direct call to action with the simple click of a mouse.
  • A personalized interview, including the book summary, purchase links, up to five images of your choice, and your book trailer video (optional).
  • Multiple inbound text and image links to your website, offering SEO value.
  • Social Media Campaign: Interview and review pages will be shared on TCBR’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Increasing communication fosters a deeper awareness of the author/illustrator/book.


Author Showcase Premium—$190

  • Advertisement banner (125 x 125 pixels) visible on all pages of TCBR for one month and linked to a URL of your choice. Banner ads are a useful way to gain recognition in the market by becoming highly visible to your target audience and offering a direct call to action with the simple click of a mouse.
  • A personalized interview, including the book summary, purchase links, up to five images of your choice, and your book trailer video (optional).
  • Multiple inbound text and image links to your website, offering SEO value.
  • Social Media Campaign: Interview page will be shared on TCBR’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Increasing communication fosters a deeper awareness of the author/illustrator/book.

Author Showcase Pro—$155

  • A personalized interview, including the book summary, purchase links, up to five images of your choice, and your book trailer video (optional).
  • Multiple inbound text and image links to your website, offering SEO value.
  • Social Media Campaign: Interview page will be shared on TCBR’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Increasing communication fosters a deeper awareness of the author/illustrator/book.


Premium and Pro Showcases will be published within 10 business days of receiving payment and all necessary materials and the Ultimate and Optimum showcases will be completed within 4-5 weeks, but can be expedited upon request. The Children’s Book Review reserves the right to edit, include or not include any content—or a press release in its entirety—if it doesn’t meet the needs or purpose of the site. We are always open to creative suggestions and we look forward to working with you on your book marketing plan. Here is a copy of our review policy and all other policies.

*A $50 surcharge applies to books of 51+ pages

*A $75 surcharge applies to books of 101+ pages

*A $100 surcharge applies to books of 201+ pages

*A $125 surcharge applies to books of 301+ pages

*A $150 surcharge applies to books of 401+ pages

By using the contact form below, please feel free to ask us for more information on where and how to send your submission and be sure to let us know which book marketing package you are interested in.

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