2021 Australian Book Design Awards longlists
We are delighted to announce that the following titles have been longlisted for the 2021 Australian Book Design Awards!
Best Designed Commercial Fiction Cover
The Morbids (Ewa Ramsey), designed by Laura Thomas
Best Designed Literary Fiction Cover
Honeybee (Craig Silvey), designed by Lisa White
The Octopus and I (Erin Hortle), designed by Alissa Dinallo
Best Designed Children’s Book
A Clue for Clara (Lian Tanner), designed by Hannah Janzen
Across the Risen Sea (Bren MacDibble), designed by Joanna Hunt
The January Stars (Kate Constable), designed by Debra Billson
Best Designed Children’s Illustrated Book
The Astronaut’s Cat (Tohby Riddle), designed by Tohby Riddle
Best Designed Childen’s/Young Adult Series
Tiger and Friends (Alex Rance, illustrated by Shane McGee), designed by Sandra Nobes
Best Designed Cookbook
In Praise of Veg (Alice Zaslavsky, Murdoch Books), designed by Trisha Garner and Jacqui Porter, Northwood Green
Best Designed Fully-Illustrated Book Under $50
The Panic Button Book (Tammi Kirkness, Murdoch Books), designed by Trisha Garner
Emerging Designer of the Year
Mika Tabata (Her Perilous Mansion, Tiger & Cat, Son of the Brush, The Wisdom of Tea)
The shortlists will be announced in early April.
The rest of the longlists and more information can be found here.
by Craig Silvey
The highly anticipated new novel by the bestselling author of Jasper Jones.
by Ewa Ramsey
Heart-wrenching, heartwarming and ultimately uplifting--a story about the power of a little kindness.
by Lian Tanner
Can a scruffy chicken crack a crime? Perhaps, if she's a genius like Clara. An egg-cellent novel about a small chook and a big crime by the highly-acclaimed author of Ella and the Ocean.
by Bren MacDibble
Across the Risen Sea is an action-packed, compelling and heartfelt middle-fiction adventure, set in a post-climate change landscape, from the multi-award winning author of How to Bee.
by Erin Hortle
A stunning debut novel set on the Tasmanian coast that lays bare the wild, beating heart at the intersection of human and animal, love and loss, and fear and hope.
by Tohby Riddle
A delightful story that celebrates the wonders of the Moon, the curiosity of cats and the precious beauty of Earth.
by Kate Constable
This thoroughly enjoyable novel about two sisters determined to help their grandfather will delight middle fiction readers of all ages. From the author of the bestselling and much-loved novels Crow Country & Cicada Summer.
by Alex Rance, illustrated by Shane McG
An inspiring and hilarious picture book about a Tiger who wants to be his best. A celebration of self-belief, perseverance and teamwork by 2017 AFL Premiership player, Alex Rance, and talented children's book illustrator, Shane McG.