How Sam & Eva Was Created Part 3
(Last updated May 31, 2018)
One of Debbie’s favorite parts of book creation process is working with Laurent Linn on the cover. Here are some rough sketches of cover ideas:
After Debbie’s art was approved, she waited.
While she waiting, of course, she worked on other things. But soon she received the F&Gs (short for “folded and gathered”) for SAM & EVA!
And check out the cool back cover:
Didn’t Laurent Linn do a fantastic cover design?
Here are the front endpapers:
and the back:
And then…THEN (!!!!!) a sample of the final book arrived, along with a nice note from Debbie’s editor:
Debbie had such a fun book launch at A Different Booklist in Toronto. Thank you to this awesome bookstore as well as Simon & Schuster Canada for their help!
Now SAM & EVA is out in the wild, and Debbie is always thrilled whenever she hears about her book being read to or by young readers: