Covering the Newbery (#42): A Wrinkle in Time
I started this little exercise in redoing the covers of every Newbery-winning book because some could use an update. Today we have a book sporting a cover that seems to be perfectly back in style. In fact, it’s the 50th anniversary of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time and the new commemorative edition is just a subtle update of the original. Today, I try my hand at a redo.
1963: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
Side by Side:
Verdict: Someone is taking advantage of the free premium features on Picnik! The original cover is one of my all-time favorites, so I don’t think there’s much I can do here.
Up next week: It’s Like This, Cat by Emily Neville
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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