Mine was a small book, on-demand publishing. They grow up so quickly, only our 6-year-old likes the stories now. The thing is, there are very few people who might want to read it. I commissioned an artist, through Fiverr, for the main image.
The Golden PrincessI wasn't the only one who this idea. L.R. Garner had the same idea as I had, only he published a 243-page book of stories he told his granddaughters and greatnieces, which were submitted, but never published. I was sent this book for review, but I wasn't thrilled with the story. I made it to page 50 and had to give up. It simply wasn't a strong plot, and the characters befuddled me.
With these self-published books, like this Xlibris.co,nz one, you aren't guaranteed that there is a plot, good writing, or any editing.
Garner's choice of book cover was intriguing for me. It is a fabulous photo. Normally, one credits the photographer. I found nothing in the book. Suspicious, I went to Google Image Search and found this page:
There it is. For an author, this is a serious violation of copyright laws. Such a shame.