I have a selection of ‘100 Hundred Puffin Covers’ I received as a gift, which provides me with a good selection of covers to analyse.
Puffin was founded in 1940, five years after Penguin Books began. It started out as ‘Puffin Picture Books’ aimed at stories for little ones but grew into vast array of literature aimed at children.
As I have a large collection of the covers I decided to group covers by design and therefore analyse them in that manner. Here’s the first set: