20 May 2011

Book Design Awards!

We are delighted to report that it seems it was House of Onion night at the 59th Annual Book Design Awards last night. Huzzah!

We are extraordinarily pleased for the clever designers we work with and especially for our very own Tall Designer.

Best Designed Children's Series
The Moorehawke Trilogy by Celine Kiernan
Design by Bruno Herfst and Elise Hurst

The Poison Throne The Crowded Shadows The Rebel Prince

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Best Designed Children's Fiction Book
The Museum of Thieves: The Keepers 1 by Lian Tanner
Design by Josh Durham, Design By Committee
Cover illustration by Sebastian Ciaffalgione

COMMENDED: The Best Designed Children's Picture Book
The Vegetable Ark by Kim Kane and Sue deGennaro
Design by Bruno Herfst, Illustrations by Sue deGennaro

COMMENDED: The Best Designed Young Adult Book
Dash and Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Cover design and illustration by Lisa White

Lisa White also WON Best Designed Fiction Book
for Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey.

And Emily O'Neil took out the coveted
Young Designer of the Year!

Many cheers indeed.

Slip on over to Fancy Goods to see the wonderful display they have of all the winning covers.
And in other awards news - the Aurealis Awards are announced tomorrow night in Sydney.
Good luck to all our short-listed authors. May the winning winds be beneath your wings.


Celine said...

Congratulations everyone!!!

Sadami said...

Hi, tons of congratulations for everyone!!!
Cheers, Sadami

Alessandra Kelley said...

It's beautiful work. Well done, and congratulations.