The New Sylva book cover and layout by Peter Dawson I have choose this book cover because i really like the hand drawn on the cover page. When it's come to the layout it's crowded from outside but organized from inside.
We tried loads of photographic approaches for this cover before arriving at this. I created this illustration as a last-minute entry to the Cover Meeting, and amazingly it ended up being the finished jacket. Here's the finished cover, plus a close-up of