I was surprised when I saw these two books in a local bookstore yesterday:
I immediately thought to myself that Penguin gave classics a makeover to attract more young adult readers. Can’t say it’s a bad thing because those covers look pretty. I never realized that Hamlet was such a handsome young man? 😛 And if it encourages more people to read the books then that’s always a plus. I did a search for this new line of books called Spinebreakers and here are some others:
Sorry for the pixellated images, those are the best that I could find. I like the covers for Hamlet, Dracula, Frankenstein and Romeo and Juliet. What about the rest of you, are you tempted to buy copies of these revamped classics?