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Different Book Covers

For the closet childrens book readers
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Many a person has enjoyed childrens books to such an extent that they read them well into adulthood. To avoid embarrassment for those brave souls should they take their book out in public, why not a different cover? The cover will have to be of a book of similar size, and with a clear, separate looking plastic covering, to make it look like a covered or library edition of another book if it's a paperback, or just like the sleeves of a hardcover novel.

With the book cover would be a short summary of the story, to give you a bit of background in case anyone should ask you what it's about and a suitable answer if someone asks what part you are up to.

This could also be used as a form of advertising, in a way, for not so well known books.

froglet, Oct 17 2005

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince http://www.amazon.c...os/ASIN/074758110X/
(Adult cover) [st3f, Oct 17 2005]

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince http://www.amazon.c...os/ASIN/0747581088/
(Child cover) [st3f, Oct 17 2005]

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince http://www.amazon.c...104-7694583-8092767
(The what? Stupid foreigner cover?) [DrCurry, Oct 17 2005]

Privacy Book Cover http://www.loc.gov/...28&scid=142&iid=169
Protection and privacy for your paperback books from the Library of Congress bookshop. [jurist, Oct 17 2005]

Camouflage Book Covers http://images.googl...0%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D
Keep your books private and safe from prying eyes with these book covers. Fit standard paperbacks in most thicknesses. Include nifty built-in bookmark and tote handles. Especially popular with beach readers. [jurist, Oct 17 2005]

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       Won't the big letters and pictures of Dick and Jane inside give the game away, though?
DrCurry, Oct 17 2005
  

       No, I was thinking more about novels that many would consider for children.
froglet, Oct 17 2005
  

       Not exactly what you're suggesting froglet, but Harry Potter has 'adult' and 'child' covers for those adults that are a little afraid of others judging the book they are reading too strongly by its cover. [links]
st3f, Oct 17 2005
  

       //Not exactly what you're suggesting froglet, but Harry Potter has 'adult' and 'child' covers for those adults that are a little afraid of others judging the book they are reading too strongly by its cover.//   

       Exactly what I had in mind while typing this up.   

       Where, I wonder, some people are when somebody says 'don't judge a book by its cover'...
froglet, Oct 17 2005
  

       I got the impression that you wanted to disguise the identity of the book.
st3f, Oct 17 2005
  

       Ah, "An illustrated guide to pet exercise"
DrCurry, Oct 17 2005
  

       I think this is something the Lonely Planet people should do. Surely everyone feels a complete fool reading one openly on the street, I for one would prefer a cover with a more literary feel.
neilp, Oct 18 2005
  
      
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