PANZ Book Design Awards 2011 shortlist

Shortlisted titles for the Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) Book Design Awards 2011 have been announced:

HarperCollins Award for Best Cover
No Fretful Sleeper: A Life of Bill Pearson (Paul Millar, Auckland University Press) cover design by Keely O’Shannessy. Eep! (Joke van Leeuwen, Gecko Press) cover design by Spencer Levine. Lives of the Poets (John Newton, Victoria University Press) cover design by Greg Simpson.
Mary Egan Award for Best Typography
Classic: The Revival of Classic Boating in New Zealand (Ivor Wilkins, Random House NZ) cover and interior desgin by  Kate Barraclough Hauaga: The Art of John Pule edited by Nicholas Thomas, Otago University Press) design by Fiona Moffat (cover) & Wendy Harrex (cover and interior). Stunning Debut of the Repairing of a Life (Leigh Davis, Otago University Press) cover design by Christine Hansen.
 

Random House New Zealand Award for Best Illustrated Book

Group Architects: Towards a New Zealand Architecture (Julia Gatley, Auckland University Press) design by Spencer Levine (cover) & Katrina Duncan (interior) Blue Smoke: The Lost Dawn of New Zealand Popular Music 1918–1964 (Chris Bourke, Auckland University Press) design by Spencer Levine (cover) & Katrina Duncan (interior). It’s in the Post: The Stories behind New Zealand Stamps (Richard Wolfe, Craig Potton) design by Sarah Elworthy.
 

Hachette New Zealand Award for Best Non-Illustrated Book

Chancers and Visionaries: A History of Wine in New Zealand (Keith Stewart, Random House NZ) design by Katy Yiakmis. The Great Wrong War: New Zealand Society in WWI (Stevan Eldred-Grigg, Random House NZ) design by Pieta Brenton. No Fretful Sleeper: A Life of Bill Pearson (Paul Millar, Auckland University Press) design by Keely O’Shannessy (cover) & Katrina Duncan (interior).
 

Pearson Award for Best Educational Book

School Journal Part 3 Number 3 2010 (Learning Media Te Pou Taki Kōrero) design by Jodi Wicksteed.
Leprechaun Ice Cream ( Learning Media Te Pou Taki Kōrero) design by Liz Tui Morris. Principles of Accounting 4th edition (Murray Smart, Nazir Awan & Richard Baxter, Pearson) by Marie Low (cover) & Esther Chua (interior).
 

Scholastic New Zealand Award for Best Children’s Book

Hester’s Blister (Chris Gurne, Scholastic NZ) design by Sarah Nelisiwe Anderson. Hill and Hole (Kyle Mewburn and Vasanti Unka , Penguin NZ) design by Vasanti Unka.
The Moon and Farmer McPhee (Margaret Mahy, illus by David Elliot, Random House NZ) design by Sarah Elworthy & David Elliot.

 

The winners of this year’s awards, as well as the winner of the Young Designer of the Year Award, will be announced at an awards ceremony at the National Library in Auckland on 25 August.

See more information on the shortlist here.

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