MakeYourMarkPS got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Design a Comic Book-Style Book Cover for a Graphic Novel
Check out MakeYourMarkPS's Book cover contest…
A Griot’s History: The Great Migration
Dr. Kamasi Hill
Book One of the Griot series, featuring the rich tapestry of African American struggle and triumph. A Griot’s History: The Great Migration focuses on the ideas, cultural/religious contributions, and the political/economic impacts, highlighting the role of unsung sheroes/heroes during the early to mid-20th century. “As an avid reader who was surrounded by reluctant readers my entire life, I can say that I wish we'd had a series like A Griot's History when I began my journey into literacy and history. Graphic novels and sequential storytelling are my life, and this project has found a way to merge the energy and passion of its creators with the skills and soul that this medium needs in order to create a new generation of avid readers, historians, and future storytellers.” - Terry Gant, Owner of Third Coast Comics “A Griot’s History adds to an ever-growing body of nonfiction graphic novels that will appeal to young adults. The rich illustrations bring the stories alive and offer readers the opportunity to connect to history in a way that they will enjoy. This series is a must read.” - Dr. Ebony Joy Wilkins, Children’s Book Author and Educator "Dr. Kamasi Hill successfully combines his love of art, culture, history and pop culture to create a pathway of learning for youth and lifelong learners alike. His graphic novel series merges a passion of learning and the engaging medium of comic books to deliver much needed education regarding Black history within American history." - Tatiana King, Host/Owner (ForAllNerds podcast)
Middle Grade children and teens
Book cover type
This is a graphic novel, so it's supposed to look like a comic book style. Please use the attached cover image for the cover. The cover design must have that image.
What to avoid
Please do not use a different image for the front cover than the one I've provided.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
MakeYourMarkPS collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected a winner!
Asra is creative, smart, flexible, and works with an amazing attitude, I'll always invite Asra for future projects. I love the covers of my books, and can't wait for those books to get into the hands of my readers, they'll love it :)
Thank you Asra :)
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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