Welcome to Bob Books

Save 15% of your first order*

Easy as 1, 2, 3

Make your customised photobook following these simple steps

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Choose your creation method

We have a variety of ways to help you create your perfect photo book.

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Get creative

Add your photos, artwork, text and own style.

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Place your order

Customer service is on hand every step of the way, and we’ll deliver straight to your door.

Welcome to Bob Books. We are delighted that you've joined us. With your Bob Books account you can create beautiful books, calendars, wall art and photo cards using your own photos, illustrations and text.

We offer new customers a 15% discount off the first order*. You will receive this in your welcome email when you create a Bob Books account.

We've put together some useful information below to help you get started.

Photo books

If you are new to making photo books, getting your head around the various options can be a little daunting. To get started we recommend you take a look at our Products and Pricing page for information on our sizes, paper types, cover types and number of pages.

Our price calculator shows you the cost of your chosen book format, and the available methods to create your book. You'll also find more details on our delivery costs and turnaround times.

If you'd like a bit of advice regarding which of our book formats, or creation tools might be the best fit for you, please feel free to get in touch. We are here from 9 am-10pm every day.

Discover our photo books

Creation Tools

You can create your own Bob Book using our range of free creation tools. Find the one which best suits you.

Bob Designer software - Our Desktop Software is free to download and offers the most flexibility and creativity in designing photo books, calendars, wall art and cards. 

Online Book Creator - Design your book online and you can access it from any computer. Quick and easy to use. Please note that this does require good internet connection.

Bob Book App - Our iOS App allows you to create a photo book on the go, straight from your iPhone or iPad.

PDF to Book - Perfect for professionals - use our templates to design your books in Adobe InDesign. Then export the PDFs and upload on our site.

Make a Book


Paper Swatch packs

Need some help choosing your book paper type? Our paper swatch packs contain one colour and one black & white print on each of our paper types, to help you decide which finish would best suit your project.

The pack costs £5 including delivery and you also receive £10 worth of Bob Rewards points in your account.

Order paper swatch pack

Presentation Boxes

When you order through the Bob Designer software, you can order presentation boxes along with your photo books. The boxes are available for all book sizes except small landscape and square. The presentation boxes are made of 2mm thick board covered with black linen fabric. They have a dual magnet closure and a red ribbon open tab.

Boxes can also be ordered individually through our website.

Prices from £10.99

Order a presentation box

Bob Rewards

At Bob Books we like to reward loyalty. You'll earn 4 points for each £1 spent, and each point is worth 1 pence. When you've collected enough points, you can redeem them for money off vouchers to use on your future orders. 

You can also earn points through our Refer a Friend scheme. Your friend will receive a 20% discount to use on their order and you will receive 750 points in your account.

Find out more

Bob Bookshop

Once you have placed your order you will be invited to publish your book in our Bookshop. This means your book will be saved on our server and you can access it from your account. You can choose to publish your book publicly, so members of the public can view it in our online Bookshop, or privately so it is only visible from your account - although you can still share it with your friends and family. You can set your book for sale, so people can buy copies of your book and you can even choose to earn from your book sales

Click here to find out more about selling your book.

The Bob Bookshop is also a great place to get ideas and inspiration for your photobook. View our Top Picks to get ideas of themes, layouts and design for your book.


If you have made a book you're proud of you can enter it in our Book of the Month competition. The winner will be chosen by our judge and receive a voucher for a free photobook. They will also be automatically entered into our Book of the Year competition and be in with a chance to win a fabulous prize.

You can also enter our Photo of the Month competition. The theme of the competition changes each month and the winner receive a Wall Art voucher worth £50. 

We also run competitions through out the year. These will be announced on our website and social media pages. Click here to find out more.

You can keep up to date with the latest Bob Books news by signing up to our newsletter. You can sign up to our newsletter when you create your account, or simply sign up in the website footer below.

You can also check out our blog for interesting articles, interviews and tips on photography and design.

Terms and Conditions

*Save 15% off your first Bob Books order. Offer is valid for first Bob Books photobook, calendar or wall art purchase only. Code must be entered at time of checkout. One use per customer only. Cannot be combined with any gift vouchers, or other offers. Not valid on p&p, gift vouchers, Design Service fees, presentation boxes or Bob Bookshop orders. Offer expires two months from date of registration on www.bobbooks.co.uk.