HarperCollins Publishers Award for Best Cover 2017
Designer: Spencer Levine
Title: What Dog Knows
Publisher: Gecko Press
Format: 210 x 148mm, 124pp, jacketed hardback, section sewn, square back. Matt lamination with spot UV.
Typography: Cover and internal typefaces: Kapra Condensed, Futura Medium.
Judges’ Comments The tension between the characters is captured beautifully through the scale of the illustrations and the vertical stacking of the type on the front and back covers. Restrained and deceptively simple, this is a well-executed cover that hits the mark.