January/February Cover Madness, Round 2!

The votes are in for the first round of Cover Madness, and we move on to round 2! Pick your favorite from each group — let us know your choices in the comments! Come back next week to see which covers advance to the next round. Read the Cover Madness rules here.


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January 2012
art by Salley Mavor
January 2014
art by Jonathan Bean
January 2019
art by Jillian Tamaki






January 2022
art by Sydney Smith
January 2015
art by Peter Brown
January 2006
art by Mini Grey


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 www.summeredward.com.

Kitty Flynn

Kitty Flynn is reviews editor for The Horn Book, Inc.

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Cynthia Lussier

A. Mavor; B. Smith

Posted : Mar 18, 2024 01:11

Matt Bowers

A. BeanB. Brown

Posted : Mar 14, 2024 10:21

Kitty Flynn

2nd kid's pick: A. Mavor and B. Smith

Posted : Mar 13, 2024 03:12

Julie A

Oh, now this is getting really tough, but I’m going with Mavor and Grey

Posted : Mar 13, 2024 01:44

Elissa Gershowitz

Other kid's pick: A. Mavor + B. Smith

Posted : Mar 13, 2024 12:41

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