How Different Can Covers
of the Same Book Be?
Under My Skin
been published in a number of different countries and
languages. Each time, the book is given a new cover. Each publisher has
a designer who imagines a style he or she thinks suits the book.
The cover idea is given to an illustrator, an artist who creates the
artwork. The designer also picks a font for the lettering on the cover,
decides how the cover information will be formatted. The illustrators
additional graphics. You'll notice that three of these covers have
worked representations of microchips into the design.
I'm always amazed
at how differently the same book can be made to look. Here are the covers: