Thursday, 25 October 2018

Mr Ripley's New Book Cover Wars Heat Three 2018/19 + National Book Token Competition

We have now come to the end of week two and what a brilliant start to the book cover wars it has been! 

Congratulations to our heat winners, 

Heat One: P. G. Bell 'The Train to Impossible Places'. Published by Usborne Publishing Ltd (4 Oct. 2018) with the Book Cover Illustration By Flavia Sorrentino. - 65 Votes

Heat Two: Sophie Green - 'Potkin & Stubbs'. Published by Piccadilly Press (7 Mar. 2019) with the Book Cover Illustration by Karl James Mountford - 128 Votes

Heat Two: The winner of the Waterstone's £10 Gift Voucher is - Miss Cleveland - Congratulations!

This week is the third heat (four altogether) of the Book Cover Wars. For any follower of this site, I am going to select another five book covers for you to vote from. The winner of this heat will then go forward to the final round and get a chance to be crowned as 'Mr Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover Winner 2018/19'.

Mr Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover War Rules are as follows: 
  • There will be four weekly heats with five book covers to vote for.
  • One heat winner each week will make the grand final. 
  • The book cover with the most votes from the other four heats as the highest runner-up will also be entered into the final. 
As a voter, not only will you get the chance to choose your favourite book cover, but you will also be in with the chance to win a different special book/gift voucher each week. This week is the chance to win a £10 National Book Token. 

If you are interested then all you need to do is:
  • Vote for your favourite book cover using the poll 
  • Leave a comment through this post or poll - HERE
  • Mention it on Twitter/Facebook any place you like!  #BOOKCOVERWARS 
  • Sit back, watch the voting develop and wait to hear whether you've won (once the poll has closed). Please note that the book/gift voucher competition is open to the UK only.
  • This poll will end 1st November 2018 at midnight UK time. 
    So here are the five book covers to vote for this week:



    BOOK ONE: Piers Torday - The Lost Magician - Published by Quercus Children's Books (6 Sept. 2018) - Book Cover Illustration by Ben Mantle designed by Samuel Perret


    BOOK TWO: Sophie Anderson - The House with Chicken Legs -  Published by Usborne Publishing Ltd (3 May 2018) - Book Cover Illustrated by Melissa Castrillon


    BOOK THREE: Gabriel Dylan - Whiteout (Red Eye) - Published by Stripes Publishing (10 Jan. 2019) - Book Cover design by Pip Johnson/Stripes Design Team


    BOOK FOUR: Gita Trelease - Enchantée - Published by Macmillan Children's books (21 Feb. 2019) - Book Cover Illustration by Book Cover Illustration by Helen Crawford-White/Rachel Vale Art Director



    BOOK FIVE: Vashti Hardy - Brightstorm: A Sky-Ship Adventure - Published by Scholastic (1 Mar. 2018) - Book Cover Illustration by George Ermos




    Happy Voting!
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