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Artwork by HT Yao
Inspired by Shannon Hale’s Book of a Thousand Days
Tidbit: HT was inspired by the story of Dashti who believes in herself even when no one else would. HT noted there was a version of the book published that showed Dashti with her hands behind her back. HT reimagined this beautiful cover to showcase the strength and beauty of the character who overcomes the challenge of living in a place where the birthmark on her face was considered a mark of bad luck.

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Artwork by Ingvard the Terrible Rockstar
Inspired by Astrid Lindgren’s Pippi Longstocking
Tidbit: Ingvard was inspired by Pippi’s fresh outlook. As he says, “while Pippi is indeed strong (both figuratively and literally!), she’s not stern or serious—she’s always having fun and enjoying life to the fullest. I love that she looks at things from a totally different angle, always questioning the status quo. Great inspiration for anyone, in my book.

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Artwork by Broche Fabian
Inspired by Gene Stratton-Porter’s A Girl of the Limberlost
Tidbit: Broche dreams of publishing a new edition of this out-of-print title (with her own beautiful cover art, of course). I love this sort of dream!

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Artwork by Audrey Molinatti
Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland
Tidbits: Audrey was inspired by Mucha’s Art Nouveau posters.

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Artwork by Claire Milne
Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland

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The top three cover artists will win a copy of Show & Tell: Exploring the Fine Art of Children’s Book Illustration. Voting closes August 30, 2011.
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Alice in Wonderland


Artwork by Mithi Shafiq
Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland

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Thumbelina


Artwork by ArtistAndrea
Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s Thumbelina

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Artwork by Nelleke Verhoeff
Inspired by Little Red Riding Hood and The Wolf and Seven Goats

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Artwork by Victoria Ying
Inspired by The Princess and the Pea

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Artwork by Laurel Gaylord
Inspired by Little Red Riding Hood

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