5. The Cover / by Jack Cheng

The challenge of writing and editing a middle grade book with a broader audience translates to a similar challenge in cover (or jacket) design. In this episode we talk with Jacqui McDonough, Art Director at Penguin Random House Children’s in the UK about the design process, what designers and art directors do, and hiring The Heads of State for the cover illustration.

Music by Saint Benjamin. See You in the Cosmos comes out Feb 28 in the US and March 2 in the UK. Pre-order today.