Cover Curiosity: Made in the Shade
Some of the entries into the Cover Curiosities file are clearly the doing of the Intentional Bogeyman (holding stuff, I’m talking about you), others I chalk up to the Ghost of Random Chance. I am very superstitious about about my cover similarities. Today’s submission strikes me as a member of the latter camp, but I can’t help but see some common ground in these two appealing covers. Up first…
Bunny Days by Tao Nyeu
Calvin Can’t Fly by Jennifer Berne, illustrated by Keith Bendis
And, just for kicks, lets try a new way to compare the two:
The composition, the white space, the text locations – certainly similar. Not that I’m complaining.
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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