2013 Best non-illustrated highly commended Pounamu

Hachette New Zealand Award for
Best Non-Illustrated Book

Highly Commended 2013

pounamu_jacketDesigner Sarah Healey
Title Pounamu Pounamu 40th Anniversary Edition by Witi Ihimaera
Publisher Penguin Group
Format 198 x 129mm, 224pp, hardback, section sewn, head and tail bands, ribbon
Judges' Comments A well-chosen cover image teamed with some lovely hand-lettering. One of those rare
non-illustrated books where it’s clear that the cover and pages have been designed by the same hand, and the result is solid and cohesive.


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