Book week sees thousands of children around the country dress up as their favourite characters, and we’ve loved following all the antics on social media and looking out for some of our much loved characters.… Read the rest
In the final part of our series on book cover design & redesigning a book series, we reveal our final cover designs for The Hidden Series by Lian Tanner.
We’ve taken you through many stages of the process, from our initial need for new book covers, the direction of the cover design and covers meeting, finding a cover illustrator, assessing the cover roughs and now here we are, with finished covers! … Read the rest
Continuing our blog posts on book cover design & redesigning a series, we explain the thrills of introducing our newly found illustrator and cover ideas, and seeing them come to life in our first set of rough cover designs.… Read the rest
In the third of our series on book cover design & redesigning a series, we explain how to find an illustrator to run with the ideas from The Covers Meeting…
It should be no surprise to anyone that we at A&U love the work of Sebastian Ciaffaglione – not only has he illustrated all of Lian Tanner’s covers so far, he has also done the very beautiful new illustrations for Garth Nix’s Old Kingdom series.… Read the rest
In the second of our series on book cover design & redesigning a series, we take the four options discussed in the last blog post and take them to The Covers Meeting…
And so the time had come to choose a design direction for our Hidden Series re-jackets. … Read the rest