Showing posts with label Book Cover Wars 2020/2021. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Book Cover Wars 2020/2021. Show all posts

Sunday, 3 January 2021

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books - Book Cover Wars - THE FINAL 2020/2021

This is the final of Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books book cover wars. You have all been voting over the last few weeks for the final below book covers for one last rip-roaring battle. We've had five cracking rounds and all the books definitely deserve to be here. This is a wonderful competition and so we would like to thank everyone for voting and for your support throughout the years. Without further ado, LET THE VOTING BEGIN! 

We are looking to find your favourite book cover ONCE again for 2020/2021. We do this to support the creative heroes of the children's book world; the illustrators and the creative teams behind all the books we love. So, please share this exciting adventure with your friends and followers on social media #BOOKCOVERWARS. Everyone is welcome so come and vote and share the FUN. 

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 prize each week. This week's prize is a £10 National Book Token (UK only). Please leave a comment to show your interest. Good luck and let's all have some fun. 

If you are interested then 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 or poll - HERE (or at the bottom of the post)
  • Have fun, share, and tell the world or just a friend. Tweet, Facebook, Instagram to watch the voting develop, and wait to hear whether you've won (once the poll has closed). 
  • This poll will end on 10. 01. 2021 at Midnight UK time. 
So here are the Seven brilliant book covers to vote for this week:
 
BOOK ONE: Elle McNicoll - A Kind of Spark - Illustrated by Kay Wilson - Published by Knights Of (4th June 2020) - VOTE HERE

BOOK TWO: Nizrana Farook - The Boy Who Met a Whale - Illustrated by David Dean - Published by Nosy Crow (14th Jan 2021) - VOTE HERE


BOOK THREE: K. L. Kettle - The Boy I Am - Illustrated by Thomas Truong - Published by Stripes Publishing (7th Jan 2021) - VOTE HERE


BOOK FOUR: Sophie Kirtley - The Wild Way Home - Illustrated by Ben Mantle - Published by Bloomsbury Children's Books ( 1st July 2020) - VOTE HERE


BOOK FIVE: 
A. M. Dassu - Boy, Everywhere - Illustrated by Zainab 'Daby' Faidhi Published by Old Barn Books (22 Oct. 2020) - VOTE HERE


BOOK SIX: 
Eve McDonnell - Elsetime - Illustrated by Holly Ovenden Published by Everything with Words (17 Sept. 2020) - VOTE HERE


BOOK SEVEN: 
Hannah Gold - The Last Bear - Illustrated by Levi Pinfold - Published by HarperCollins Children’s Books (18 Feb. 2021) - VOTE HERE

Happy Voting All! 




Sunday, 13 December 2020

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books - Book Cover Wars + Voters Competition (Round FIVE) 2020/2021

 

Before we close the doors for the last time on Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books, we like to take the opportunity to thank you all for the support you have shown us in the last twelve years or so. It has been a hard and very sad decision to make as it has been a fantastic journey and one that I've enjoyed very much. However, we would like to do one more fantasy tango with Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover Wars. It's been a highlight for many years so let us go out with a BANG or maybe just a fizz! 

We are looking to find your favourite book cover ONCE again for 2020/2021. We do this to support the creative heroes of the children's book world; the illustrators and the creative teams behind all the books we love. So, please share this exciting adventure with your friends and followers on social media #BOOKCOVERWARS. Everyone is welcome so come and vote and share the FUN. 

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover War Rules: There will be five weekly heats (The Last One) we are having 7 book covers to vote for. All heat winners will make the grand final plus one/two book covers (Wild Card Entry) with the highest amount votes will go through from any of the heats.

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 prize each week. This week's prize is a £10 National Book Token (the UK only). Please leave a comment to show your interest. Good luck and let's all have some fun. 

  • Round One Winner: Elle McNicoll - A Kind of Spark Illustrated by Kay Wilson - Published by Knights Of (4th June 2020)
  • Round Two Winner: Nizrana Farook - The Boy Who Met a Whale - Illustrated by David Dean - Published by Nosy Crow (14th Jan 2021)
  • Round Three: K. L. Kettle - The Boy I Am - Illustrated by Thomas Truong - Published by Stripes Publishing (7th Jan 2021)
  • Round Four: Sophie Kirtley - The Wild Way Home - Illustrated by Ben Mantle - Published by Bloomsbury Children's Books ( 1st July 2020)
If you are interested then 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 or poll - HERE (or at the bottom of the post)
  • Have fun, share, and tell the world or just a friend. Tweet, Facebook, Instagram and watch the voting develop, and wait to hear whether you've won (once the poll has closed). 
  • This poll will end on 19. 12. 2020 at Midnight UK time. 
So here are the Seven brilliant book covers to vote for this week:

BOOK ONE:
Jennifer Killick - Crater Lake, Evolution - Illustrated by Anne Glenn - Published by Firefly Press Ltd (20 May 2021) - VOTE HERE


BOOK TWO: Julia Green - The Children of Swallow Fell - Illustrated by Helen Crawford-White - Published by 
OUP Oxford (6 Aug. 2020) - VOTE HERE 




BOOK THREE: Judith Eagle - The Pear Affair - Illustrated by Kim Geyer - Published by Faber & Faber (5 Mar. 2020) - VOTE HERE 


BOOK FOUR: Sophie Anderson - The Castle of Tangled Magic - Illustrated by Saara Katariina Söderlund - Published by Usborne Publishing Ltd (1 Oct. 2020) - VOTE HERE


BOOK FIVE: Sophie Cleverly - A Case of Grave Danger - Illustrated by Hannah Peck - Published by 
HarperCollins Children’s Books (21 Jan. 2021) - VOTE HERE 


BOOK SIX: Aisha Bushby - Moonchild: Voyage of the Lost and Found - 
Illustrated by Rachel Dean - Published by Egmont (6 Aug. 2020) - VOTE HERE


BOOK SEVEN: A. M. Dassu - Boy, Everywhere - Illustrated by 
Zainab 'Daby' Faidhi Published by Old Barn Books (22 Oct. 2020) - VOTE HERE


Thursday, 3 December 2020

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books - Book Cover Wars + Voters Competition - Round 4 2020/2021

 

Before we close the doors for the last time on Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books, we like to take the opportunity to thank you all for the support you have shown us in the last twelve years or so. It has been a hard and very sad decision to make as it has been a fantastic journey and one that I've enjoyed very much. However, we would like to do one more fantasy tango with Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover Wars. It's been a highlight for many years so let us go out with a BANG or maybe just a fizz! 

We are looking to find your favourite book cover ONCE again for 2020/2021. We do this to support the creative heroes of the children's book world; the illustrators and the creative teams behind all the books we love. So, please share this exciting adventure with your friends and followers on social media #bookcoverwars. Everyone is welcome so come and vote and share the FUN. 

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover War Rules: There will be five weekly heats (Two after this one)  with five book covers to vote for. All heat winners will make the grand final plus one more book cover (Wild Card Entry) with the highest amount votes will go through from any of the heats.

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 prize each week. This week's prize is a £10 National Book Token (the UK only). Please leave a comment to show your interest. Good luck and let's all have some fun. 
  • Round One Winner: Elle McNicoll - A Kind of Spark Illustrated by Kay Wilson - Published by Knights Of (4th June 2020)
  • Round Two Winner: Nizrana Farook - The Boy Who Met a Whale - Illustrated by David Dean - Published by Nosy Crow (14th Jan 2021)
  • Round Three: K. L. Kettle - The Boy I Am - Illustrated by Thomas Truong - Published by Stripes Publishing (7TH Jan 2021)
If you are interested then 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 or poll - HERE (or at the bottom of the post)
  • Have fun, share, and tell the world or just a friend. Tweet, Facebook, Instagram and watch the voting develop, and wait to hear whether you've won (once the poll has closed). 
  • This poll will end on 9. 12. 2020 at Midnight UK time. 
So here are the FIVE brilliant book covers to vote for this week:


BOOK ONE: Hannah Gold - The Last Bear - Illustrated by Levi Pinfold - Published by HarperCollins Children’s Books (18 Feb. 2021) - VOTE HERE


BOOK TWO: Tamzin Merchant - The Hatmakers - Illustrated by Paola Escobar - Published by Puffin (18. Feb 2021) - VOTE HERE


BOOK THREE: Sophie Kirtley - The Wild Way Home - Illustrated by Ben Mantle  -Published by Bloomsbury Children's Books (1 July 2020) - VOTE HERE


BOOK FOUR: Saviour Pirotta - The Mysterious Island (Wolfsong) - Illustrated by Davide Ortu - Published by Maverick Arts Publishing (28 Jan. 2021) - VOTE HERE



BOOK FIVE: Annemarie Allan - Breaker - Illustrated by Annie Glennie -  Published by Pokey Hat  (8 April 2020) - VOTE HERE 



Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books - Book Cover Wars + Voters Competition - Round THREE 2020/2021

Before we close the doors for the last time on Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books, we like to take the opportunity to thank you all for the support you have shown us in the last twelve years or so. It has been a hard and very sad decision to make as it has been a fantastic journey and one that I've enjoyed very much. However, we would like to do one more fantasy tango with Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover Wars. It's been a highlight for many years so let us go out with a BANG or maybe just a fizz! 

We are looking to find your favourite book cover ONCE again for 2020/2021. We do this to support the creative heroes of the children's book world; the illustrators and the creative teams behind all the books we love. So, please share this exciting adventure with your friends and followers on social media #bookcoverwars. Everyone is welcome so come and vote and share the FUN. 

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover War Rules: There will be five weekly heats (Two after this one)  with five book covers to vote for. All heat winners will make the grand final plus one more book cover (Wild Card Entry) with the highest amount votes will go through from any of the heats.

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 prize each week. This week's prize is a £10 National Book Token (the UK only). Please leave a comment to show your interest. Good luck and let's all have some fun. 
  • Round One Winner: Elle McNicoll - A Kind of Spark Illustrated by Kay Wilson - Published by Knights Of (4th June 2020)
  • Round Two Winner: Nizrana Farook - The Boy Who Met a Whale - Illustrated by David Dean - Published by Nosy Crow (14th Jan 2021)
If you are interested then 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 or poll - HERE (or at the bottom of the post)
  • Have fun, share, and tell the world or just a friend. Tweet, Facebook, Instagram and watch the voting develop, and wait to hear whether you've won (once the poll has closed). 
  • This poll will end on 1. 12. 2020 at Midnight UK time. 
So here are the FIVE brilliant book covers to vote for this week:

BOOK ONE: Katya Balen - October, October - Illustrated by Angela Harding - Published by 
Bloomsbury Children's Books (17 Sept. 2020) - VOTE HERE


BOOK TWO: K. L. Kettle  - The Boy I Am - Illustrated by Thomas Truong - Published by 
Stripes Publishing (7 Jan. 2021) - VOTE HERE 


BOOK THREE: Lindsay Galvin - Darwin's Dragons - Illustrated by Gordy Wright - Published by 
Chicken House (7 Jan. 2021) - VOTE HERE


BOOK FOUR: 
M. G. Leonard & Sam Sedgman - Murder on the Safari Star - Illustrated by Elisa Paganelli - Published by Macmillan Children's Books (4 Feb. 2021) - VOTE HERE 


BOOK FIVE: Jack Meggitt-Philips - 
The Beast and the Bethany - Illustrated by Isabelle Follath - Published by Egmont (1 Oct. 2020) - VOTE HERE

HAPPY VOTING! #Bookcoverwars 


Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books - Book Cover Wars + Voters Competition - Round TWO 2020/2021

 Before we close the doors for the last time on Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books, we like to take the opportunity to thank you all for the support you have shown us in the last twelve years or so. It has been a hard and very sad decision to make as it has been a fantastic journey and one that I've enjoyed very much. However, we would like to do one more fantasy tango with Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover Wars. It's been a highlight for many years so let us go out with a BANG or maybe just a fizz! 

We are looking to find your favourite book cover ONCE again for 2020/2021. We do this to support the creative heroes of the children's book world; the illustrators and the creative teams behind all the books we love. So, please share this exciting adventure with your friends and followers on social media #bookcoverwars. Everyone is welcome so come and vote and share the fun. 

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover War Rules:There will be five weekly heats with five book covers to vote for. All heat winners will make the grand final plus one more book cover (Wild Card Entry) with the highest amount votes will go through from any of the heats.

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 prize each week. This week's prize is a £10 National Book Token (the UK only). Please leave a comment to show your interest. Good luck and let's all have some fun. 

Congratulations: Round One Winner: Elle McNicoll - A Kind of Spark - Illustrated by Kay Wilson - Published by Knights Of (4th June 2020)

If you are interested then 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 or poll - HERE (or at the bottom of the post)
  • Have fun, share, and tell the world. Tweet, Facebook and watch the voting develop, and wait to hear whether you've won (once the poll has closed). 
  • This poll will end on 23.11.2020 at Midnight UK time. 
So here are the FIVE brilliant book covers to vote for this week:


BOOK ONE: Phil Hickes - The Haunting of Aveline Jones - Published by 
Usborne Publishing Ltd (17 Sept. 2020) - Illustrated by Keith Robinson - VOTE HERE


BOOK TWO: Nizrana Farook - The Boy Who Met a Whale - Published by 
Nosy Crow Ltd (14 Jan. 2021) - Illustrated by David Dean - VOTE HERE


BOOK THREE: Dan Smith - The Invasion of Crooked Oak - Published by 
Barrington Stoke (3 Sept. 2020) - Illustrated by Chris King - VOTE HERE



BOOK FOUR: Eve McDonnell - Elsetime - Published by 
Everything with Words (17 Sept. 2020) - Illustrated by Holly Ovenden - VOTE HERE


BOOK FIVE: P.G. Bell - Delivery to the Lost City (The Train to Impossible Places) - Published by 
Usborne Publishing Ltd (7 Jan. 2021) - Illustrated by Flavia Sorrentino - VOTE HERE


Sunday, 8 November 2020

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books - Lockdown Book Cover Wars - Round One 2020/2021

Before we close the doors for the last time on Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Books, we like to take the opportunity to thank you all for the support you have shown us in the last twelve years or so. It has been a hard and very sad decision to make as it has been a fantastic journey and one that I've enjoyed very much. However, we would like to do one more fantasy tango with Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover Wars. It's been a highlight for many years so let us go out with a BANG or maybe just a fizz! 

We are looking to find your favourite book cover ONCE again for 2020/2021. We do this to support the creative heroes of the children's book world; the illustrators and the creative teams behind all the books we love. So, please share this exciting adventure with your friends and followers on social media #bookcoverwars. Everyone is welcome so come and vote and share the fun. 

Mr. Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover War Rules:
There will be five weekly heats with five book covers to vote for. All heat winners will make the grand final plus one more book cover (Wild Card Entry) with the highest amount votes will go through from any of the heats.


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 prize each week. This week's prize is a £10 National Book Token (the UK only). Please leave a comment to show your interest. Good luck and let's all have some fun. 

If you are interested then all you need to do is:
  • Vote for your favourite book cover using the poll - HERE 
  • Leave a comment through this post or poll - HERE
  • Have fun, watch the voting develop, and wait to hear whether you've won (once the poll has closed). 
  • This poll will end on 15.11.2020 at Midnight UK time. 
So here are the FIVE brilliant book covers to vote for this week:

BOOK ONE: Christopher Edge - Space Oddity - Published by Chicken House (7 Jan. 2021) - Illustrated by Ben Mantle/Steve Wells. VOTE HERE


BOOK TWO: Philip Caveney - The Sins of Allie Lawrence - Published by Fledgling Press (30 Nov. 2020) -  Illustrated by Yvonne Gilbert - VOTE HERE


BOOK THREE: Jaclyn Moriarty -  The Slightly Alarming Tale of The Whispering Wars - Published by Guppy Books (1 Oct. 2020) - Illustrated by Karl James Mountford - VOTE HERE


BOOK FOUR: Hana Tooke - The Unadoptables - Published by Puffin (23 Jul. 2020) - Illustrated by Ayesha L. Rubio - VOTE HERE


BOOK FIVE: Elle McNicoll - A Kind of Spark - Published by Knights Of ( 4 Jun 2020) - Illustrated by Kay Wilson - VOTE HERE

HAPPY VOTING ALL!