Very excited to be able to show a bit of the process for ‘The Rise and Rise of Tabitha Baird’ by the amazing Arabella Weir and my first book jacket for Piccadilly Press (first of many, hopefully!).

I love Emmanuelle Walker‘s work and shortly after receiving the cover brief from the publisher I went to see her solo exhibition ‘Passers-by’ at The Book Club, I knew she would be perfect for it and was thrilled when she agreed!  We had to have Tabitha on the cover and I thought the heart-shaped glasses and the tangled dog leash would add an element of fun:

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I tried dozens of different colourways…

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…and type treatments…

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… until we had the final cover:
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Available from your local bookshop, the Book Depository and Amazon.

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