Jerry Pinkney, everyone. That’s who created the original illustration for today’s cover redo candidate. Can I throw in the towel now? No? Well, here we go…
1977: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Side by Side:
Verdict: I’m never a big fan of swapping a photo for an illustration, but when the original is by Mr. Pinkney, maybe it’s a good idea to go in a different direction.
Up next week: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
(Source image: “Locs Lines and a Light” http://flic.kr/p/5AUaKF)