Tag Archives: Publishing

More Cover Design insights, this time courtesy of the Talk About Random Random House blog

This time from the lovely people over at Random House publishers, or more specifically, Laura in their Design department. She’s a photographer and in the blog post shows off some rather interesting mixes of the photographs she took that ultimately got used to create the new UK edition covers for The Flappers series of books by Jillian Larkin. As you

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The Case of the Missing 5-8 Section – a recommended blog post

There’s a blog I follow called An Awfully Big Blog Adventure which is a blog written by and contributed to by various children’s authors, including powerhouse and young children’s reading stalwart Tony Bradman. The article that came up in my blog feed today from An Awfully Big Blog Adventure was one of his contributions and it struck a chord with

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Cool Jewels – Designing the Cover for Dear Scarlett by Fleur Hitchcock

Found this while browsing the Interwebs today – it’s a guest post on Nosy Crow publisher’s blog by their author Fleur Hitchcock. It talks about all the different stages of her book gaining it’s own cover, all without the author and the artist ever actually meeting. Fascinating stuff, especially the bit about whether the pink cover suited the ‘not pink’

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid; The Third Wheel – Sneaky Peeks and official trailers!

Who likes Wimpy Kid? *listens to the world roar* Publisher: Puffin Books ISBN: 9780141344980 Published: 14/11/2012 How have I only just found these? The biggest book for kids this YEAR, and I only just find these trailers for it? My Google-fu must be on the blink. No mad ninja book-blogging skillz for me… Anyway, take a gander at these trailers

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