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Cover Curiosity: Chicken or Egg?

I wasn’t planning to do a cover curiosity today (it’s been a while since the last one), but I was looking though my books and came across Pablo by Rascal:

(Bonus points for the one name author/illustrator, BTW).

I looked at it, and said to myself “I thought this book was called Ergo.”

So I looked up Ergo:

Ahh, that’s why I was confused: the pair share a certain (and I’m sure, completely inadvertent) resemblance.

Ready for a little side-by-side?

Both are bold, simple, and effective. A couple great covers.

Any other books that fit with this group?

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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 scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

Comments

  1. I can’t answer your question, but I do love the chick-as-philosopher premise of ERGO. Will look forward to reading that one!