How can we help you?

Can I set up an account for my classroom?

Yes, you will first have to create an ‘Educators’ account and then you can use our Google Classroom integration to create a space where you can set assignments, share information, track student progress amongst other features.

How many students can I have in my classroom?

You can have as many students as you want however, the fee of the platform will increase if the number is above the range you had initially signed up for.

As a teacher, can I provide feedback/comments on my students' work?

Yes, there is an area below the students stories where you can write comments. You will also be able to review their story before they publish it.

Is the Baobabooks platform a safe environment for children?

Yes, we are both GDPR and COPPA compliant. We also have a community manager who ensures that unethical behaviour is not published or tolerated.

My question was not answered here.

Our apologies, you can get in touch here.

How old do I need to be to set up an account?

You can be any age however, if you are younger than 13 years old you will need a guardian to verify your account.

Can I upload my own pictures?

Yes, you can upload your own pictures from your device as well as upload your own artwork that you have done.

How do I start writing? I feel stuck

We recommend you start by using the creativity board as this will help you to organize your thoughts and help you come up with ideas. Otherwise, you can choose your pictures and artwork first, this may inspire you more.

When I publish a book, what are your pricing suggestions?

We recommend choosing a price between $3 and $20.

Can I work on my book with someone else?

Yes, you can invite another person to collaborate with and to create even more amazing stories.

How do I create my own account?

You will first have to select what kind of user you are. Then, fill in your personal details. Depending on your age, you may require your guardian to verify you. Once you have your account up, you can create your own avatar and customize your page!

What kind of support is available if I am having technical issues?

We have a community manager who will be available to help with issues and/or to connect you to the right person in the Baobabooks team. We also have the online chat option where you can ask your questions and discuss concerns.

How can I publish a story?

Once you have finished your story it will be approved by the community manager. Then, you have the choice of publishing a printed version or an e-book that will both go onto the Baobabooks Bookstore. (There is a handling fee for publishing)

I forgot my password, how can I reset it?

You can click here and enter your email address. You will then be sent a link to reset it.

Can I translate the platform into another language or write a story in another language other than English.

Yes, you can translate the page into French and Spanish at the moment. You are also able to write in another language if this is approved by your educator.

I want to share my story with someone. How can I do this?

To do this, you can publish your story and then upload it to our Bookstore. Or, you can publish it and get it printed and sent to you or the person you want to show it to.

How old do I need to be to set up an account?

You can be any age however, if you are younger than 13 years old you will need a guardian to verify your account.

Can I upload my own pictures?

Yes, you can upload your own pictures from your device as well as upload your own artwork that you have done.

How do I start writing? I feel stuck

We recommend you start by using the creativity board as this will help you to organize your thoughts and help you come up with ideas. Otherwise, you can choose your pictures and artwork first, this may inspire you more.

When I publish a book, what are your pricing suggestions?

We recommend choosing a price between $3 and $20.

Can I work on my book with someone else?

Yes, you can invite another person to collaborate with and to create even more amazing stories.

How do I create my own account?

You will first have to select what kind of user you are. Then, fill in your personal details. Depending on your age, you may require your guardian to verify you. Once you have your account up, you can create your own avatar and customize your page!

What kind of support is available if I am having technical issues?

We have a community manager who will be available to help with issues and/or to connect you to the right person in the Baobabooks team. We also have the online chat option where you can ask your questions and discuss concerns.

How can I publish a story?

Once you have finished your story it will be approved by the community manager. Then, you have the choice of publishing a printed version or an e-book that will both go onto the Baobabooks Bookstore. (There is a handling fee for publishing)

I forgot my password, how can I reset it?

You can click here and enter your email address. You will then be sent a link to reset it.

Can I translate the platform into another language or write a story in another language other than English.

Yes, you can translate the page into French and Spanish at the moment. You are also able to write in another language if this is approved by your educator.

I want to share my story with someone. How can I do this?

To do this, you can publish your story and then upload it to our Bookstore. Or, you can publish it and get it printed and sent to you or the person you want to show it to.

Can I set up an account for my classroom?

Yes, you will first have to create an ‘Educators’ account and then you can use our Google Classroom integration to create a space where you can set assignments, share information, track student progress amongst other features.

How many students can I have in my classroom?

You can have as many students as you want however, the fee of the platform will increase if the number is above the range you had initially signed up for.

As a teacher, can I provide feedback/comments on my students' work?

Yes, there is an area below the students stories where you can write comments. You will also be able to review their story before they publish it.

Is the Baobabooks platform a safe environment for children?

Yes, we are both GDPR and COPPA compliant. We also have a community manager who ensures that unethical behaviour is not published or tolerated.

My question was not answered here.

Our apologies, you can get in touch here.