Book Review of R.J. Palacio's 'Wonder'Today Dave has a great lesson on how to draw inspiration for your book cover designs from bestselling books. Have you ever come across a book cover design so striking that you not only stop and admire it, but also analyze and learn from it? The best book covers are more than just attractive adornments to the books we love. They also offer ideas and inspiration we can use to guide our own work. Books of all genres and types have covers that not only please the eye but also inspire the mind. After being homeschooled for most of his life, Auggie joins a 5th grade class in school.
365 Days of Wonder
Posted on March 16, The cover of R. About a ten-year-old boy born with a facial abnormality who is being sent to a real school after being home-schooled his whole life, the cover does an excellent job of communicating the feeling of being stared at, and the discovery the main character is also experiencing looking out at a new world. Perhaps not coincidentally, the author was an art director and graphic designer who designed book jackets for 20 years. I was absolutely hellbent on not being one of those authors in the process. She knew what she wanted though.