MR RIPLEY'S ENCHANTED BOOKS: CHILDREN'S BEST BOOK COVER ILLUSTRATION COMPETITION - HEAT 0NE - 2023/24
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!
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.
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