Covering the Newbery (#19): Daniel Boone
Every Monday (save for the Mondays when I don’t) I’m attempting to redo the cover of every book that has won the Newbery Award. Bring on the 1940s!
1940: Daniel Boone by James Daugherty
Side by Side:
Verdict: I don’t mind the tree ring motif, but it’s hard to outdo the original on this one.
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(Source image: â€œ50 Year Tree Section Illustrationâ€ http://www.flickr.com/photos/evrtstudio/4037170469/)
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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