Scholastic New Zealand Award
for Best Children’s Book 2017
Designer: Toby Morris
Title: Capsicum, Capsi Go
Publisher: Beatnik Publishing
Format: 214 x 214mm, 32pp, flexibound, section sewn paperback. Overrun cover case to create the look of a hardback book without the cardboard.
Typography: Hand-written fonts.
Judges’ Comments Pacey, playful and quirky! Capsicum Capsi Go’s simple, fun idea is elevated by the bright, bold design and endearingly offbeat illustrations. The choice of typeface and placement is in great balance with the illustration style. The whole package serves to tickle!