You CAN Tell a Book from Its Cover


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Perhaps the old saying, “You can’t tell a book by its cover” is essentially true . . .

however, we just can’t help but be influenced by a book’s cover.

Some book covers are beautiful. Some book covers are very intriguing.

Here are a couple of favorites:

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See more favorite children’s book covers at:

http://www.coverbrowser.com/covers/classic-childrens-books#i8

See more of the best grown-up book covers here:

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/12/08/books/review/best-book-covers-2014.html

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Today’s Assignment:

1. Design a cover for the book or short story that you are currently writing.

2. Create a new cover for your favorite book.

3. Create a book cover for a book you haven’t written yet. Ask someone else to try to guess what the book is about.

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