Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books: Children's Best Book Cover Illustration Competition - Round 5 - 2022/23

 HELLO Everybody! It's a big MASSIVE and warm welcome to the 13th annual Children's Book Cover Competition (check out the previous winner's HERE). This year we are looking again to find your favourite book cover for 2022/2023. We do this to support the creative unsung heroes of the children's book world; the illustrators and the brilliant creative teams behind all the books we love. Please share this exciting adventure with your friends and followers on social media. Everyone is welcome to vote so share the FUN with others. 

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover Competition Rules 

There will be five weekly heats; each with six books to vote for. (In this last one we have just gone for it!) Although there will be 7 book covers in the final to vote for. All heat winners will make the grand final plus two book covers as the highest runners-up from all the heats. 

ROUND ONE WINNER: Jo Clarke - Libby and the Highland Heist - Published by Firefly Press (19 Jan. 2023) - Illustrated by Becka Moor.

ROUND TWO WINNER: Eve McDonnell - The Chestnut Roaster - Published by Everything with Words (27 Oct. 2022) - Book Cover Illustrated by Holly Ovenden. 

ROUND THREE WINNER: Andy Sagar - Yesterday Crumb and the Teapot Chaos - Book Published by Orion Children's Books (16 Mar. 2023) - Book Cover Illustrated by MARINE GOSSELIN/Jen Alliston

ROUND FOUR WINNER: Levi Pinfold - Paradise Sands: A Story of Enchantment - Published by Walker Studio  (3 Nov. 2022)- Illustrated by Levi Pinfold

Each week you vote you will be in with a chance to win an exciting prize. 

This week's prize is a £10 Waterstones Book Voucher + The Secret of Ragnar's Gold by Mark Dawson and a bar of Chocolate. 

If you are interested all you need to do is:
  • Vote for your favourite book cover using the poll HERE  (or at the bottom of the post)
  • Leave a comment through this post/poll or see pinned Tweet for more details on @Enchantedbooks
  • This poll will end on Tuesday the 13th of December 2022 at Midnight (UK). 

Have fun and share with the world through Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Watch the voting develop, and wait to hear whether you've won (once the poll has closed).

Here are all the brilliant book covers to vote for this week: 

BOOK ONE: Ian Eagleton - The Woodcutter and The Snow Prince - Book Published by 
Owlet Press (3 Nov. 2022) - Illustrated by Davide Ortu - VOTE HERE

BOOK TWO: Peter Bunzl - The Clockwork Queen - Published by Barrington Stoke (2 Jun. 2022) - Illustrated by Lia Visirin - VOTE HERE

BOOK THREE: Holly Webb - The Story of Greenriver - Book Published by Orion Children's Books (1 Sept. 2022) - Illustrated by Zanna Goldhawk - VOTE HERE 

BOOK FOUR: Stuart White - Ghosts of Mars - Published by Penobi Press (16 Jan. 2023) - Illustrated by Jennifer Jamieson - VOTE HERE 

BOOK FIVE: Honor and Perdita Cargill - 

Diary of an Accidental Witch: Unexpected Guests - Published 

Stripes Publishing (2 Feb. 2023) - Illustrated by Katie Saunders and designed by Sophie Bransby - VOTE HERE 

BOOK SIX: Lucy Ann Unwin - The Octopus, Dadu and Me - Published by 
UCLan Publishing (5 Jan. 2023) - Illustrated by Selom Sunu/Lucy Mulligan and designed by Amy Cooper - VOTE HERE 

BOOK SEVEN: Laura Ellen Anderson - Rainbow 
Grey: Battle for the Skies - Published by Farshore (2 Feb. 2023) - Illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson - VOTE HERE 

BOOK EIGHT: Fleur Hitchcock - Murder at Snowfall - Published by 
Nosy Crow (3 Nov. 2022) -  Illustrated by Robert Ball - VOTE HERE 

BOOK NINE: Jaclyn Moriarty - The Astonishing Chronicles of Oscar from Elsewhere - Published by 
Guppy Books (2 Mar. 2023) - Illustrated by Karl James Mountford - VOTE HERE 

BOOK TEN: Elizabeth Lim - The Dragons Promise - Published by Hodder & Stoughton (30 Aug. 2022) - Illustrated by Kelly Chong - VOTE HERE 



PiggyWu said…
They are all so beautiful but Rainbow Grey is my favourite!!
Melanie said…
What a fabulous selection! So hard to choose but we have a copy of Green River and the cover is even more beautiful when you have it in print and it’s a beautiful story.
Pagecrawler said…
Another difficult pick!
Mummy2arockstar said…
Love the rainbow grey cover.
Amanda G said…
So difficult to choose as they all have their own charm but the dragon did it for me in the end