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Covering the Newbery (#4): Tales from Silver Lands

My goal? To re-do the cover of every Newbery-winning book, beginning way back in the halcyon days of 1922. My rules for this project? Click here.

On to the next one…

1925: Tales from Silver Lands by Charles Finger

Older cover:


Side by side:

Verdict: Some turn out better than others, and I’d put this one in the “others” catagory.

Read previous Covering the Newbery Posts:

1924: The Dark Frigate by Charles Boardman Hawes

1923: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting

1922: The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

(Source Image: ‘P2190266’ http://www.flickr.com/photos/55676959@N00/2277993999)

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. It fits the book, though. :-)

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