Need help! I’m making a children’s picture book where a translucent ghost hides in various nooks at Enchanted Passage, a wonderful local children’s bookstore.

I’ll post some sample photos below.

I’m having trouble with the cover, though. I want the building front plus the ghost plus words. The existing colors are red and green so the natural triad is this blue.

Help! Any thoughts? Both seem hard to read to me.

Here’s an example page from the book. It’ll have a rhyme to go with it on the opposing page. They’ll be 8″ x 8″ pages, so easier to examine than this JPG. A child reading the book should have a relatively easy time finding the ghost in the scene. Part of the fun is that this is a real scene at Enchanted Passage so then they could go to the store and figure out where the scene actually is, like a treasure hunt. Any suggestions on the “ghosting” of the scene? I did that to make it at least a little harder to examine …

Here’s another example. You get the idea – each scene is a spot somewhere in Enchanted Passage that the child can find in real life, too.

Maybe this tweak to the cover?

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