What is Make Momentos?

Make Momentos is an easy-to-use platform for adults to narrate children’s e-books and send them to the special children in their life. Much like a special voicemail that you save and listen to whenever you want, children will be able to hear their loved ones read to them anytime and any place, over and over again.

How do I record my video and narrate the story?

After you purchase an e-book on our website, there are a two ways to start the recording process. Click the link that appears in the Welcome email you receive or click the orange My Library link at the top of each page on our website. Follow the login steps, then click on the cover of your e-book to begin.

I'm not a technical whiz. Will I be able to figure out how to narrate my e-book?

Not feeling confident in your tech skills? Don't stress. We designed our platform so it's easy to use. No matter what you click, there is nothing you can break - we promise! After you purchase an e-book, you'll receive step-by-step instructions and a brief video tutorial. We've also included helpful tips built right into the app to guide you. Click here to watch a grandmother narrate a book for her grandchild.

What happens after I finish narrating my e-book?

You send your keepsake e-book to a child via a parent's email address. The parent (or guardian) receives an email with a link to your keepsake e-book. It's that simple. Children will be able to listen to you read them a story as they follow along and look at the engaging illustrations. Your gift will quickly become a treasured keepsake for the entire family that can be passed on to future generations. Click here to watch a few of our happy readers!

How does a child view the e-book I send them?

Kids can enjoy their Make Momentos e-books on their tablet or phone with our free e-reader app. Click here to see what kids love about Make Momentos. Click here to watch a few of our happy readers.

What devices does Make Momentos support?

Adults will use their desktop or laptop computer to access their Make Momentos library and create their customized video and audio recordings. The child’s e-reader app is available for iOS and android tablets and smartphones. It is free to download in the App Store and Google Play Store.

How much do Make Momentos e-books cost and what is included in the purchase price?

Make Momentos digital books range in price from $14.95 to $24.95. The cost includes the e-book, a personal video message you will create and your custom audio narration of the book, making it  a unique, treasured keepsake for the special child in your life that can be passed on for generations.

Can I buy an e-book and send it to someone else to narrate for my child?

Yes. After you purchase an e-book, you can transfer it to a family member or friend to narrate.

What kind of e-books do you offer?

We have a diverse collection of illustrated e-books for children up to age 10. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a special occasion or a way to stay connected, we are confident you will be able to find a special book for every child in your life.

Do you sell physical copies of books?

No, we only sell e-books at Make Momentos. However, most of our authors also sell print versions of their books wherever books are sold.  

I’m an author. How can I get my book added to Make Momentos’ collection of e-books?

We accept both independently published and traditionally published books. The ideal book will be an engaging illustrated ebook for children ages 10 and younger. If you think your book would be a good fit for our library, please fill out the contact information on our Become an Author page.