Scholastic has announced that they will be unveiling new cover art for the Harry Potter series in celebration of its 15th anniversary. The artwork comes from Kazu Kibuishi and will debut in September as a box set.
Books often need to be re branded in order to appeal to a new generation of readers. Publishers, like Scholastic, do this by redesigning the cover. Here are a just a few examples:
1. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
2. Forever by Judy Blume
3. Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
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Does cover design really matter? Do you judge a book by its cover?
What do you think of the Harry Potter cover makeover?
Check back with us on Wednesday for some upcoming cover reveals!