Microsoft Publisher hasn't got a lot of the tools that other top notch DTP applications have. However considering the price and the fact that you probably already have it within your office suite then why not give it a go?
How to you create a book using Microsoft Publisher? This comprehensive video will show you how to create the cover and arrange text on the page and spine.
Guides! One of the best ways to get a professional looking layout in Microsoft Publisher. This tutorial will show you how to use guides to layout your document.
Tutorial showing you how to insert page numbers. We've also added an extra piece on adding different page numbers to different sections via master pages.