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PANZ Book Design Awards 2018 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2018 Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) Book Design Awards have been announced.

The shortlisted titles in each category are:

Best illustrated book

  • Aberhart Starts Here (Lara Strongman & Laurence Aberhart, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū), designed by Peter Bray, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū
  • The Domain (Gavin Hipkins, Victoria University Press), designed by Philip Kelly
  • The Merrier (Miranda Parkes, Sharon Dell, Robyn Notman, Sophie Bannan, Andrea Bell, Hocken Collections, Uare Taoka o Hākena, University of Otago), designed by Daniel Blackball Alexander
  • New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the Art of Museum Diplomacy (ed by James Beattie & Richard Bullen, Canterbury University Press), designed by Aaron Beehre
  • Strangers Arrive (Leonard Bell, Auckland University Press), cover design by Spencer Levine, interior design by Katrina Duncan

Best non-illustrated book

  • Bird Words (ed by Elisabeth Easther, RHNZ Vintage), designed by Rachel Clark
  • Blood Ties: New and selected poems 1963-2016 (Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, Canterbury University Press), cover design by Aaron Beehre, interior design by Aaron Beehre & Gemma Banks, Ilam Press
  • Edmund Hillary: A biography (Michael Gill, Potton & Burton), designed by Lisa Noble & Annabelle Archibald
  • A Moral Truth (ed by James Holling, Massey University Press), cover design by Gideon Keith, interior design by Gideon Keith & Carla Sy
  • Selected Poems: Ian Wedde (Ian Wedde, Auckland University Press), cover design by Philip Kelly, interior design by Katrina Duncan
  • Allen Curnow Biography and Poems Slipcase edition (Terry Sturm, ed by Linda Cassels, Elizabeth Caffin & Terry Sturm, Auckland University Press), cover design by Sarah Maxey, interior design by Katrina Duncan
  • Tears of Rangi (Anne Salmond, Auckland University Press), cover design by Keely O’Shannessy, interior design by Katrina Duncan

Best children’s book

  • Annual 2 (ed by Kate De Goldi & Susan Paris, Annual Ink), cover design by Toby Morris, interior design by Gary Stewart
  • Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story (Gavin Bishop, Picture Puffin), design by Vida & Luke Kelly
  • Helper and Helper (Joy Cowley, illus by Gavin Bishop, Gecko Press), designed by Vida Kelly
  • The Longest Breakfast (Jenny Bornholdt, illus by Sarah Wilkins, Gecko Press), designed by Vida Kelly
  • Summer Days (Margaret Mahy, Joy Cowley et al, Puffin), designed by Jenny Haslimeier, cover illustration by Vasanti Unka
  • Tu Meke Tūī! (Malcolm Clarke, Little Love), designed by Anna Egan-Reid, illustrations by FLOX AKA Hayley King

Best educational book

  • Bright Ideas for Young Minds (multiple contributors, Mary Egan Publishing), designed by Anna Egan-Reid
  • How to Mend a Kea (Janet Hunt, Massey University Press), designed by Janet Hunt
  • The New Zealand Art Activity Book: new edition (Helen Lloyd, Te Papa Press), designed by Kate Barraclough, Kate Frances Design
  • New Zealand’s Great White Sharks: How science is revealing their secrets (Alison Balance, Potton & Burton), designed by Chris Chisnall and Robbie Burton
  • Tūrangawaewae (ed by Trudie Cain, Ella Kahu & Richard Shaw, Massey University Press), designed by Kate Barraclough

Best cookbook

  • Angelo’s Wild Kitchen (Angelo Georgalli, Beatnik Publishing), designed by Sally Greer
  • Eat Up New Zealand (Al Brown, A&U New Zealand), designed by Gary Stewart
  • The Forest Cantina HOME (Unna Burch, Unna Burch), cover design by Unna Burch and Bonny Beattie, interior design by Amanda Peirson
  • Homegrown Kitchen: Everyday recipes for eating well (Nicola Galloway, Potton & Burton), designed by Lisa Noble and Annabelle Archibald
  • Little Bird Goodness (Megan May, Penguin), designed by Kate Barraclough

Best typography

  • Huia Come Home (J Ruka, Oati), designed by Alistair McCready
  • A Moral Truth (ed by James Hollings, Massey University Press), cover design by Gideon Keith, Strategy Creative, interior design by Gideon Keith & Carla Sy
  • New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the Art of Museum Diplomacy (ed by James Beattie & Richard Bullen, Canterbury University Press), designed by Aaron Beehre
  • Allen Curnow Biography and Poems Slipcase edition (Terry Sturm, ed by Linda Cassels, Elizabeth Caffin & Terry Sturm, Auckland University Press), cover design by Sarah Maxey, interior design by Katrina Duncan
  • Tears of Rangi (Anne Salmond, Auckland University Press), cover design by Keely O’Shannessy, interior design by Katrina Duncan
  • Ten x Ten: Art at Te Papa (ed by Athol McCredie, Te Papa Press), designed by Gideon Keith

Best cover

  • Aberhart Starts Here (Lara Strongman with Laurence Aberhart, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū), designed by Peter Bray, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū
  • Baby (Annaleese Jochems, Victoria University Press), designed by Keely O’Shannessy
  • Black Marks on the White Page (ed by Witi Ihimaera & Tina Makereti, RHNZ Vintage), designed by Kate Barraclough, cover illustrator James Ormsby
  • Huia Come Home (J Ruka, Oati), designed by Alistair McCready
  • The Long Dream of Waking: New perspectives on Len Lye (ed by Paul Brobbel, Wystan Curnow & Roger Horrocks, Canterbury University Press), designed by Alice Bonifant
  • New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the art of museum diplomacy (ed by James Beattie & Richard Bullen, Canterbury University Press), designed by Aaron Beehre
  • Salt Picnic (Patrick Evans, Victoria University Press), designed by Keely O’Shannessy

Young designer of the year

  • Rachel Clark for: The Art of Simple (Eleanor Ozich, Penguin); Bird Words (ed by Elisabeth Easther, RHNZ Vintage); Heloise (Mandy Hager, Penguin); Hideaways (Hilary Ngan Kee & photography by Sam Stuchbury, RHNZ Godwit)
  • Emma Jakicevich for: Behind Bars: Real-life Stories from Inside New Zealand’s Prisons (Anna Leask, Penguin); Black Barn: Portrait of A Place (Gregory O’Brien & Jenny Bornholdt, with photography by Brian Culy, RHNZ Godwit); Colours for Kiwi Babies/Counting for Kiwi Babies (Fraser Williamson, Matthew Williamson, Picture Puffin); Pieces of You (Eileen Merriman, Penguin); Sleeps Standing (Witi Ihimaera with Hemi Kelly, RHNZ Vintage).

The winners in each category will be announced at an event in Auckland on 26 July, alongside the Gerard Reid Award for Best Book (chosen from the shortlist) and the people’s choice award, chosen by those attending the awards ceremony.

View the shortlisted covers here.

 

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