Tikatok: Kids Create Picture Books Online. You Buy ‘Em

Small aspiring authors thrill at the possibilities of this site, which lets writer-illustrator kids build, share, and win kudos for their picture books. And you know you'll say yes when she wants to order a printed copy. Tough-love tip: Pay for hardcover if she creates from scratch, paperback if she uses other kids’ uploaded illos or relies on Tikatok's story starters, which, like Alien Invasion, require details, endings, and art.