Covering the Newbery (#61): A Visit to William Blake’s Inn
Oooh boy. I’m up against the only book to have won the Newbery Medal and Caldecott Honor today. This is pretty silly – trying to redo the cover on a Caldecott Honor-winning book. The Provensens are unbeatable. But according to the contract I signed with myself at the beginning of this project (weird, I know) redo every Newbery winner I must. No exceptions. Here goes…
1982: A Visit to William Blake’s Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy Willard
Side by Side:
Verdict: Booooo! Also, booooo!
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Up next week: Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt
(Source image: “puppy” http://flic.kr/p/8cZBS2)
Filed under: Covering the Newbery, Covers
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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