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Covering the Newbery (#24): Rabbit Hill

It be Monday, the day I set aside for Newbery recoverifying (sorry, English language, for that last word). On to this week’s book…

1945: Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson

Original Cover:

My Redo:

Side by Side:

Verdict: My cover goes in a different direction, which could be good.

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(Source image: “CAJ big rabbit (CLAIMED)” http://flic.kr/p/5JXUUP)

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. I think you might be on to something. I like it!

  2. I LOVE the new cover choice – especially over that weirdly creepy rabbit.