Welcome once again to Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books 14th Annual Children's Book Cover Illustration Competition! This vibrant event showcases and celebrates the incredible talent and creativity of artists from all around the world. As we continue to foster a love for highlighting the unsung heroes/teams of our favourite book covers.  Join us on this exciting journey and spread the word as we embark on another year of discovering extraordinary artistry that brings enchanting stories to life through the power of illustrations. Get ready to unleash your inner artist and be a part of this remarkable celebration of children's illustration and design! Previous winners HERE!

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover Competition Rules 

There will be FIVE weekly heats; each with SIX books to vote for. 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 WITH the highest number of votes from all the previous heats. 

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

This week's prize is a Signed Hardback Book - Username: Uprising by Joe Sugg 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/X for more details on @Enchantedbooks
  • This poll will end on THURSDAY 16th of November 2023 at Midnight (UK). 

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

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

BOOK ONE: Andy Sagar - Yesterday Crumb and the Tea Witch's Secret - Published by Orion Children's Books (15 Feb. 2024) - Book Cover Illustrated by Marine Gosselin/Jen Alliston - VOTE HERE

BOOK TWO: Jon Klassen - THE SKULL - Published by Walker Books (11 July 2023) - Illustrated by Jon Klassen - VOTE HERE 

BOOK THREE: Sophie Anderson - The Snow Girl - Published by 
Usborne Publishing (26 Oct. 2023) - Book Cover Illustrated by Melissa Castrillon - VOTE 

BOOK FOUR: James Nicol - The Cloud Thief - Published by 
Chicken House (14 Mar. 2024) - Book Cover Illustrated by Emily Fox - VOTE HERE

BOOK FIVE: Bex Hogan - Bronte Tempestra and the Lightning Steeds - Published by Piccadilly Press (1 Feb. 2024) - Book Cover Illustration by Hannah McCaffery and art directed by Dominica Clements - VOTE HERE

BOOK SIX: Justin Davies - Haarville - Published by Floris Books (23 Feb. 2023) - Book Cover Illustrated by Francesca Ficorilli/Richard Wainman - VOTE HERE 



Pagecrawler said…
Great to see this started up again Another difficult choice but my vote is cast!
Ms. Yingling said…
So much fun to see the UK covers, and wow. 14 years?!