A Kid’s Perspective: Judging a Book By Its Cover (19)

January 25, 2013 Book Covers, Cover Art, David Levithan, Designs by Shawn, Every Day, Judging a Book by its Cover 15

Inspired by an article on Babble called, Judging a Book by Its Cover: A 6-year-old Guesses What Classic Novels Are All About, I have asked my 6 year old what his thoughts are on a few Young Adult covers lying around the house. To take it a step further, I also had him make some cover art!

“I think it’s about people who are floating around in the air in a group, but they got separated. So they are reaching and trying to get back together.”

Cover Art:

I just loved this one! I think it is one of my favorite pieces of his cover artwork as well as what he thought it might be about. So sweet. I hope you enjoyed Shawn’s thoughts and artwork this week! Since a couple other blogs have expressed interest in doing something similar, I have decided to add a linky tool, so that you can also check out what they are doing as well! I hope you will give them a look see!

Don’t forget to let me (and Shawn) know what you think! :)

Sara @ Forever 17 Books

15 Responses to “A Kid’s Perspective: Judging a Book By Its Cover (19)”

  1. Emily

    His description is so cute and insightful and it doesn’t sound too far off. Thanks for being one of the inspirations for the similar post that may become a recurring feature on my blog!

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