Teri Rider & Associates is the Design Arm of Top Reads Publishing

It is a personalized Design Studio catering to self-published authors and indie publishers of all genres who want professional service delivered with white-glove standards of excellence. We are award-winning, best-selling, hand-holding, professionals. We cater to YOU as an individual.

Picture Books

  Illustration styles include everything from cartoons to realism in watercolor, pen & ink, pencil, marker, and digital combinations.


Book Design

Each author is unique. Each book is unique. There are no automated layout makers here. Each page is lovingly crafted whether it is fiction, non-fiction, educational, instructional, or for dear little children with endless imaginations.

When I first decided to write a children’s book, I was fortunate to be introduced to Teri Rider early in the planning process. After reviewing Teri’s illustrations and talking with her about the project, I knew she was the purr-fect choice for the project. Her animal illustrations are filled with depth and character and she has a magical gift for capturing animals’ expressions and feelings on the page. (read more)

Karen Lee Stevens

Even though I am now a published author I can’t find enough words to express my deep gratitude for you and your talents. My book is a dream come true, thanks to you. From front cover to back, page to page, font-style, color choices, paper, photography lay-out and overall design – it was done with such care and thought to exactly the feeling and tone I wished to convey to my readers. My book, Twelve Mindful Months, (read more).

Carol Tibbetts

Teri exudes creative confidence. She gets rave reviews from clients whether designing logos or book illustrations. Every example of Teri’s work that I have seen is polished, effective, and beautiful. In fact, I am so confident in her skills and talents that I have contracted with her to design my new website banner with logo and all the trimmings. Nothing helps a small business woman more than expert support service like Teri’s. (read more)

Nancy Burnett

Website Design

It follows that all good books deserve a website equally as attractive, and in some ways websites are like books. They tell a story. Businesses, authors, craftspersons, artists, candy makers, techno-geeks, landscape designers—all need their story told on the web.

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