Mixed-Up & Berry Blue

Monday, April 9, 2012

Hope you all had a peaceful little weekend (said with Dowager Countess emphasis). Just got home from an Easter visit with our families and was greeted at the door by a package from Houghton Mifflin! Here's my newest cover for Jennifer Gennari's sweet debut novel My Mixed-Up Berry Blue Summer, out May 8, 2012...had a berry good time (oh, so sorry) collaborating with type-magician & designer, Rachel Newborn over at HMCo. (Ah, love the tendrils and tails on her title type!)



The story features the independent and strong-hearted June Farrell in her changing Lake Champlain town and it's "Full to bursting with sweetness and summer light."–Tim Wynne Jones, author of Blink and Caution. Be sure to put this one on the summer reading list!

7 comments:

martinealison said...

J'aime son regard malicieux...
Gros bisous

Unknown said...

I really love hearing the inside story of making this cover. And I love the way June is so clearly up to something with those blueberries!

Thank you.

Best, Jen

Mai Kemble said...

love it! ;)

Mary N. Denos said...

The bike, the beach, the braids and the bucket of blueberries! What's NOT to love? Another sweet success!

jess golden illustration said...

love the little blueberries...this reminds me of the surroundings of our little cabin on the kennebec :)

Z-Kids said...

Lovely as always!
-AZ

www.juliadenos.com said...

Merci, Martine!

Thanks Jen-for your story!! I loved June's strong spirit-and she DOES seem to be plotting something with those berries.... :)

Thx Mai!

Thx Momma D!

Jess: Yes, I finished it right before the White Water trip, so it always reminds me of our weekend!

Thanks Aaron :)