Yesterday, while I was carrying on with the artwork for Rumble, Roar, Dinosaur!, Kingfisher emailed across the new cover design for the book, for my approval.
We were originally going to feature the cute stegosaurus above, as he's such a lovely shape and a well known dinosaur, but the sales team were worried about him being pink and so looking too girlie. Yes, it may seem trivial, but these things are taken very seriously, and boys are a funny bunch, so easily put off!
Because all the inside artwork was finished some time ago, it was too late to change his colour, so instead, we have the Ankylosaurus:
Wonderfully knobbly, isn't he? This isn't the absolute final version, just a 'visual' created at Kingfisher, by the Designer, re-using my original artwork. I think it will make a lovely pair with the first volume: