Sarah McIntyre (jabberworks) wrote,
Sarah McIntyre

book cover: small change for stuart

Here's a book cover I created with David Fickling Books designer Alison Gadby for Lissa Evan's book Small Change for Stuart, which comes out today:

Back cover and spine:

Here's the pencil rough and the inked version, before I added colour digitally:

Edit: And here's the cover for the second book, Big Change for Stuart! Here are all the bits I did, before Alison added the font-based text in InDesign:

Here's the pencil rough, and the next stage where I inked it with a dip-pen and India ink:

I think the triplets on the back cover are my favourite part. Inked and in colour:

Inside the books, you'll find lovely little chapter head illustrations by Temujin Doran. And just for cover contrast, here's a gorgeous new version of the Dutch edition of the same first book, by Emanuel Wiemans:

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