Covering the Newbery (#3): The Dark Frigate
I will go to long lengths for kicks. Case in point: I’m redesigning the cover of every Newbery winning book, starting in 1922 and working my way up to today. I’ll post the results on Mondays. Click here to read my self-imposed rules for the project.
Let’s see how things turn out today…
1924: The Dark Frigate by Charles Boardman Hawes
Side by side:
Verdict: The new cover is certainly very dark, and very frigate-y. What do you think?
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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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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