Standard Book Sizes
Ideal for workbooks, reference guides and training manuals.
Perfect for poetry books and autobiographies.
An ideal size for a larger (special edition) novel or family history book.
Books come in all shapes and sizes but there are some more popular choices. Here we look at the standard UK book sizes and what fits best for different book types. Most books can be bound on the long edge (portrait) or the short edge (landscape).
When you use our calculator to get a quote you can select a standard size or put in your own measurements if you are looking for something a little different.
We have created a handy 'actual size' chart you can use to see what each size looks like in 'real life'. Download it below.Download