“It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.”
This weeks theme: A wrap around cover.
My Choice: Harry Potter (US Covers)
As far as I can tell, there are only 4 different sets of US Harry Potter Covers and they all either wrap around, or have some sort of connecting pictures.
Original US Editions (art by Mary GrandPré)
I own the paperback versions of these, and unfortunately they don’t have the full wrap around covers:
2013 Special Edition Box Set (art by Kazu Kibuishi)
These covers don’t wrap around, but when you stack them together, the spines form a picture:
Also, its fun to note that on the back of these covers you can see Harry’s back:
2018 Special Edition Box Set (art by Brian Selznick)
Again, these aren’t wrap around covers but they do connect to form one really cool picture:
Illustrated Editions (art by Jim Kay)
So far only four Illustrated Editions. I know they all have wrap around covers but it was impossible for me to find good pictures:
2018 Special Edition Box Set
I love the idea of the connecting covers but I am not a huge fan of the artwork in parts of these (particularly the large floating head)
This is pretty much a three way tie between the other three sets
I own the original set so it will always hold a special spot in my heart. And I love the artwork in both the 2013 and Illustrated sets and could never choose.
I can’t pick a winner! Other than the 2018 set I love them all ❤