Angela & Leila, Age 12 - New Jersey

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Our goal is to provide our youth with opportunities to showcase their talents. By harnessing and nurturing these gifts early, we hope to provide a healthy outlet for kids to feel empowered to follow their dreams.

Browse our store and consider investing in one our youth artists by purchasing a limited edition art series or one of our youth illustrated children's books!

If you are a youth artist, consider joining one of our ongoing free illustration contests. Also check out the art evaluation service for a chance to be chosen for a limited edition series, building your portfolio and earning your first art commission!

Youth Limited Edition Art Series

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Youth Illustrated Children's Books

We have created a unique collaboration between adult writers and youth illustrators. Specializing in only children's books, we ensure all content is wholesome and age-appropriate. Most of our young Illustrators are discovered from our free illustration contests, open to all kids under 18 years of age.

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Youth Art Evaluation

Have your child's art reviewed by a professional artist! The evaluations are not only meant to provide supportive feedback but allow kids to feel encouraged to keep creating. With each evaluation, the art piece will also be separately reviewed for a chance to be chosen for one of our limited edition art series!

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Youth Art Contest

We provide ongoing opportunities for kids to join our free illustration contests! Our goal is to provide a place for youth to showcase their talents in an attainable and empowering place.

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I love the word "empowered".... That's exactly how my girls feel coming out of this experience. They feel more confident in their art than ever. One of the things I love about this contest is that I know there are really people on the other end... who will actually kindly take an interest in our story.

Xiaolei, mom of contest winners Leila & Angela

I can't even describe the feeling I got after seeing something I created professionally printed. I never thought in a million years my art would actually be for sale. I can't thank Kim & Erin enough at Youth Inspired Publishing for believing in me. This makes me want to do so much more now!

Nate Bodi, youth artist limited edition art series

We really loved reading The Secret of Annabelle with our kids. As owners of a homeschooling consultation business, we are always looking for books that keep our kids engaged while still being wholesome and age appropriate. I completely trust that I'll get that from the books we get at YIP.

Jenny & Stacey, Founders Kids Learning for Life

Featured collection

  • Social Divide by Nate Bodi
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  • Founders Kim & Erin

  • What started as a loving gesture to publish their dad's children's books, has turned into their passion to empower emerging writiers and artisits. Learn more about their journey below.
  • Author James R. Lewis

  • James has been telling stories to his kids and now grandkids his whole life. His dream has always been to have his books published. Pictured is James holding his copyright certificate for the youth illustration contest version of his first book in the Hidden Hollow Five Series: The Secret of Annabelle. The contest just finished and he had a challenging time picking illustrations from so many talented young artists. Support James and his youth illustrators by purchasing his book!
  • Rhymimals by Sarah Wedel

  • A spunky modern alphabet book that features a new animal and adventure for each letter! As a mom of two, the author Sarah, got tired of reading the same children's books over and over again... which were not created with the adult reader in mind! Rhymimals was created so both adult and children readers can have fun and be entertained! She also wanted to write a book that teaches kids new words, inspiring them to grow their vocabulary! Right now she is collaborating with our youth artists to have each animal's story uniquely illustrated. Youth 18 years or younger are encouraged to join one the free illustration contests!

Founders Kim & Erin

What started as a loving gesture to publish their dad's children's books, has turned into their passion to empower emerging writiers and artisits. Learn more about their journey below.

Author James R. Lewis

James has been telling stories to his kids and now grandkids his whole life. His dream has always been to have his books published. Pictured is James holding his copyright certificate for the youth illustration contest version of his first book in the Hidden Hollow Five Series: The Secret of Annabelle. The contest just finished and he had a challenging time picking illustrations from so many talented young artists. Support James and his youth illustrators by purchasing his book! Buy Book

Rhymimals by Sarah Wedel

A spunky modern alphabet book that features a new animal and adventure for each letter! As a mom of two, the author Sarah, got tired of reading the same children's books over and over again... which were not created with the adult reader in mind! Rhymimals was created so both adult and children readers can have fun and be entertained! She also wanted to write a book that teaches kids new words, inspiring them to grow their vocabulary! Right now she is collaborating with our youth artists to have each animal's story uniquely illustrated. Youth 18 years or younger are encouraged to join one the free illustration contests! Rhymimal Illustration Contest

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