Create Your Debut Picture Book Cover
What will yours look like?
CREATE YOUR DEBUT PICTURE BOOK COVER
1 â€“ Go to â€œThe Name Generatorâ€ or click http://www.thenamegenerator.com/
Click GENERATE NEW NAME. The name that appears is your author name.
2 â€“ Go to â€œPicture Book Title Generatorâ€ or click http://www.generatorland.com/usergenerator.aspx?id=243
Click CREATE TITLE! This is the title of your picture book.
3 â€“ Go to â€œFlickrCCâ€ or click http://flickrcc.bluemountains.net/index.php
Type the last word from your title into the search box followed by the word “drawing”. Click FIND. The first suitable image is your cover.
4 â€“ Use Photoshop, Picnik, or similar to put it all together. Gettin’ creative is encouraged.
5 â€“ Post it to your site along with this text.
If you create a cover, let me know â€“ Iâ€™m going to post a reader gallery soon.
Covers Week continues tomorrow with an interview of cover-designing wiz Chad W. Beckerman. Click here for a full schedule of events.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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