Method and Apparatus for Personalized Books with Personal Illustrations
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-23
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This invention proposes a variation on this model, specifically the addition of personalized images within a personalized image. With this invention, the customer initially follows the current steps for production of a personalized book: a) select a story, and b) specify personalized text information. At this point, the invention proposes the personalized book creation application contain "story picture templates" that the customer can print to their own printer. The story picture templates are simply sheets containing a rectangular drawing region with text underneath that explains what the picture should be. The customer's child draws all the pictures on these templates. The customer sends all the completed story picture templates with the personalized information to the publisher/print house.