Covering the Newbery (#44): Shadow of a Bull
Shadow of a Bull has already shown up ’round these parts, drawing comparisons to Dwight Schrute’s shirt as Unfortunate Cover #15. Today a gauntlet-shaped dust jacket has been thrown down as it is the next cover I must redo in my mildly fun attempt to re-jacket every Newbery-winning book. Here goes…
1965: Shadow of a Bull by Maia Wojciechowska
Side by side:
Verdict: I’ve had my fair share of so-so attempts, but I feel like this one turned out pretty well.
Up next week: I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
(Source image: “Tipico sol” http://flic.kr/p/9xx21A)
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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