Scholastic New Zealand Award for
Best Children’s Book
Highly Commended 2013
|Designer Rowan Sommerset
Title I Love Lemonade by Mark and Rowan Sommerset
Publisher Dreamboat Books
Format 214 x 214mm, 32pp, hardback with printed laminated case, matt lamination with spot UV, section sewn
The designer here is also the illustrator and she has put much thought into every hand-lettered page, from the ghostlike lemons in the endpapers and the sly illustration on the imprint page to the mischievous crossings-out in the author credits and the spoof reviews on the back cover. The book as a whole has a cheeky personality that will appeal to children.