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Book Trailers

What is a book trailer?

A book trailer is a video that is intended to get the reader interested in a book. Think of it as a movie trailer for a book! 


There are multiple websites and software you can use to make a book trailer, but for the sake of this assignment we will be using Microsoft PowerPoint! It's easy to turn a PowerPoint slideshow into a video file.


  • Book Trailers should be between 30-45 seconds long
  • Be aware of your audience!
  • Text on slides should be short
  • Be aware of copyright : You may need to inform the viewer where the audio or images you use come from. Read the copyright statement!  
  • Music should represent the mood of the book
  • Use the book cover!