How Book Covers Communicate The Content Of The Book?

What is the writing on the inside cover of a book called?

On the inside of the cover page, extending to the facing page is the front endpaper sometimes referred as FEP.

The free half of the end paper is called a flyleaf.

How are book covers made?

A book cover has three mandatory parts: the front cover and the back cover, connected by the spine. A paperback book’s pages are glued together with a paper cover and then cut to size. A hardback book’s pages are sewn or glued into a “case” made of cardboard which is then covered with cloth or paper.

What are the parts of a book jacket?

Parts of a Book

  • text block – Everything between the covers.
  • front flap – The section of the dust jacket on the front of the book which is folded so it sits inside the cover.
  • endleaves – Two or more leaves at the front and back between the cover and the text block.
  • fore edge – The side of the book opposite the spine.

What makes a bad book cover?

This happens when an author’s personal preferences influence the design too much. Instead of designing a cover that fits your genre needs, an author sometimes wants a particular color or visual element on the cover that doesn’t fit the genre or is just a plain bad design choice.