The drawing on the cover of this It’s Kind of a Funny Story is what first made me decide to pick it up. The outlined image of a head filled with a map of streets that probably don’t exist in the real world was interesting. What is this place? I had no idea.
To me, this drawing is a great visual example of the mind of a person with mental illness. Streets that take you nowhere, but seem to hold so much promise at first glance. Readers attracted to the artwork on the front of the book will be excited to learn that this kind of artwork plays an important part in the story itself. It’s not just pretty cover art!