A fun font:
Strong impact with this title, especially with the contrast to the dust road.
(Double Day Canada, 2011)Speaking of impact, nothing like a few bullet holes to disturb a pretty forest scene. Great way to achieve a layered effect too.
(Candlewick, 2011) This cover seems simple. But why aren't they pairs of feet? And why are they dirty? And what do they have to do with a hare or an elephant? Any cover that leads to this many questions is likely going to have readers opening the book.
(Red Deer Press, 2010)
Feet seem to be a popular device in covers. The hand written envelop is another nice technique to draw in those middle grade readers.
(Tundra Books, 2010)
Always good to have visitors remind you to take a new look at some interesting covers. What have you discovered on the shelves lately?