Congratulations to all our designers longlisted for Australian Book Design Awards in 2020.
A huge congratulations to Penguin Random House designers Louisa Maggio, Marina Messiha and Tony Palmer, who have all been longlisted for Australian Book Design Awards in 2020. The awards ‘celebrate the bravest and brightest, the most original and beautiful books published in Australia’, and is administered by the Australian Book Designers Association (ABDA).
Here are our longlisted titles:
Best Designed Children's Fiction Book
Running with the Horses by Alison Lester
Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book
Lights Out Leonard by Josh Pyke
Best illustrated Children's Book
Lottie and Walter by Anna Walker
Best Designed Autobiography/Biography/Memoir Nonfiction Cover
The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory by Corey White
Emerging Designer of the Year
The shortlist will be announced in April and the winners will be announced at an awards party on 22 May. To learn more about the awards, and to see the longlists for all categories, see the ABDA website.
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