MR RIPLEY'S ENCHANTED BOOKS: Children's Book Cover Illustration Competition - HEAT TWO - 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.
Congratulations! HEAT ONE WINNER: 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
Each week you vote you will be in with a chance to win an exciting prize.
This week's great prize is a £10 Book Voucher/Dan Smith's Book - The Wall Between Us/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: Annet Schaap - GIRLS - Published by Pushkin Children's Book (5 Oct. 2023) - Book Cover Illustration by Annet Schaap - VOTE HERE
BOOK TWO: Rachel Chivers Khoo - The Magician Next Door - Published by Walker Books (7 Mar. 2024) - Book Cover Illustration by Alice McKinley and cover designer Maia Fjord - VOTE HERE
BOOK THREE: Rachel Greenlaw - Compass and Blade - Published by
BOOK SIX: Julian Sedgwick - 100 Tales from the Tokyo Ghost Cafe - Published by Book Cover Illustration by Chie Kutsuwada - VOTE HERE