Happy Valentine’s Day! I love this holiday (and the discount chocolate I will be buying tomorrow) with zero irony. I also love using the holiday as an excuse to make a wrapped book display for my monthly YA display.
A wrapped book display is exactly what it sounds like: all of the books are covered to hide the title and author information.
Here’s the finished display:
This year I wrapped the books and composed short annotations based on jacket copy, plot summary, or first lines from the books. My teen intern transcribed these annotations and decorated with her own artwork and hearts that she cut out with out die cut machine.
Here’s one with my favorite annotation and one of my favorite finished decorating projects from my intern:
I wrap every book like a gift and make sure to cut out a notch for the barcode for easy checkout.
Here’s what the back of a wrapped book looks like: