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
Inspired by Eve Titus’s Basil of Baker Street
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Artwork by Charlotte Vasquez
Inspired by Eleonor Coerr’s Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes