This book cover shows excellent figure ground/negative space. The contours formed by the position of the fox serve as the shape of a boy, I'm assuming "Peter." This empty space also creates a wonderful focal point for the book title to nestle into.
Jan Mlodozeniec (born in 1929 in Warsaw Poland, died was a Polish graphics designer. He worked in posters, drawing, book and publication design, illustration. Cover of book by Marek Hłasko "First step in clouds"
Cover art by Steve St. In select bookstores, such as Politics & Prose in DC, customers choose their cover art for classic works from a catalogue of designs created by artists from The Creative Action Network.