March/April Cover Madness, Round 3!

The votes are in for the second round of March/April Cover Madness, and we move on to round 3! Pick your favorite of the final two choices — let us know your choice in the comments! Come back next week to see which cover was voted the winning March/April cover from the last twenty-four years! 

Read the Cover Madness rules here.


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March 2016
art by Louis Darling
March 2013
art by Paul Zelinsky



Summer Edward

Horn Book Consulting Editor Summer Edward is a Trinidadian American author, children’s book editor, educator, K-12 literacy specialist, Caribbean children’s and YA literature advocate, and commentator on books for young readers. She holds an M.S.Ed. degree in Reading, Writing, Literacy from the University of Pennsylvania and founded Anansesem, an online magazine that for 10 years covered Caribbean children’s and YA literature. She has written for Kirkus ReviewsSchool Library JournalThe Horn BookWOW Stories: Connections from the ClassroomLiteracy Dailysx salon, KidLit TV, the Commonwealth Education Trust, Social Justice Books, and more. Learn more about her work at

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Kathy Schumacher

So glad to have seen this opportunity! We love Paul's Wheels on the Bus book and this led me into a fun dive into everything else he has created. Can't wait to read his moose book!

Posted : Apr 27, 2024 12:57

Ellen H Ruffin

Paul Zelinsky knocked this one out of the park! His creativity and fun know no bounds!

Posted : Apr 20, 2024 10:05

Rachel Payne

Zelinsky’s! And in an ode to another Zelinksy book- “The Moose on the Bongos goes BOOM BOOM BOOM!”

Posted : Apr 20, 2024 12:29

Gregory Wilkin

Paul Zelinsky’s Moose!

Posted : Apr 18, 2024 12:50

Emily Singh

Paul Zelinsky's wonderful Moose!

Posted : Apr 18, 2024 12:27

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