Covering the Newbery (#1): The Story of Mankind
Every Monday, I’ll redesign the cover of a Newbery Medal-winning book – starting with the first winner, The Story of Mankind, and working up to today – and post the results. To keep from over-analyzing, here are my rules:
- I’ll use FlickerCC to search for Creative Commons-licensed images using keywords related to the book being redesigned.
- I’ll use Photoshop or websites PicMonkey and Splashup to create the finished product.
Some might be train wrecks, others might be…merely annoying fender-benders.
On with the show!
1922: The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon
Side by side:
(Source Image: ‘Origami Earth II’ http://www.flickr.com/photos/77581941@N00/4313107555)
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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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