British Book Design and Production Awards 2009 - Short list

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British Book Design and Production Awards 2009 - Winners

Wizard of Oz

Book Of The Year:

The Wizard of Oz
Atlantic Books


Brand or Series Identity:

Design Series
ACC Publishing Group


Limited Edition and Fine Binding:

Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones
V&A Publishing

Gods Cook Book

Digitally Printed Books:

God's Cookbook
et al design consultants

Heaven & Earth

Exhibition Catalogues:

Richard Long: Heaven and Earth
Tate Publishing


Photographic Books, Art / Architecture Monographs:

Cars: Freedom, Style, Sex, Power, Motion, Colour, Everything
Octopus Publishing Group

Wizard of Oz

Trade Illustrated:

The Wizard of Oz
Atlantic Books

Herbs for Home Treatmen


Herbs for Home Treatment
Green Books

The Girl with Glass Feet


The Girl with Glass Feet
Atlantic Books


Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education:

Level 2 (NVQ/SVQ) Diploma in Hairdressing
Pearson Education Ltd

2009 Guide to Specification

Scholarly, Academic & Reference:

2009 Guide to Specification
Empress Litho Ltd

My Secret War Diar

Children’s Trade:

My Secret War Diary
Walker Books

Quantum of Solac

Best Jacket / Cover Design:

Quantum of Solace
Penguin Books

The National Cookbook

Best British Book:

The National Cookbook
Butler Tanner & Dennis Ltd

Wait & See

Best Student Book:

Wait & See
David Marsh

Brand / Series Identity

Black’s SketchbooksA&C Black Publishers
Design’ SeriesACC Publishing Group
Cirque du FreakHarperCollins Children’s Books
Cool Camping SeriesPunk Publishing
A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About…Sage Publications 
Shire Library – VariousShire Publications

Limited Edition and Fine Binding

The Olympic GamesDakini
The Travelling BarmaidNew North Press
On not Winning the Nobel PrizeOak Tree Fine Press
Here Comes EverybodyThames & Hudson
Hats: An anthology by Stephen JonesV&A Publishing

Digitally Printed Books

Elisabeth Thornycroft: CollageEtal-Design
God’s Cook BookEtal-Design
Chapel of LightHurtwood Press
Miro The Masonite SeriesHurtwood Press
PrimordialHurtwood Press
Field Guide to Wild Plants of OmanMPG Books Group

Exhibition Catalogues

Steve Goddard: Fine Arts SocietyArtquarters Press
French Porcelain for English PalacesRoyal Collection Publications
Richard Long: Heaven and EarthTate Publishing
Cold War Modern: Design 1945-1970V&A Publishing

Photographic Books, Art / Architecture Monographs

Kingfisher: Tales from the Halcyon RiverEvans Mitchell Books
CARSOctopus Publishing Group
Red Star Over RussiaTate Publishing
Living AfricaThames & Hudson

Trade Illustrated

The Wizard of OzAtlantic Books
Treasures of the Natural History MuseumNatural History Museum
BabyOctopus Publishing Group
LEON – Ingredients and RecipesOctopus Publishing Group
A Life in the KitchenOrion Publishing Group
Eminem The Way I AmOrion Publishing Group
Great Military Leaders and their CampaignsThames & Hudson

Environmental Award

Alastair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay: Green EuropeButler Tanner and Dennis
The RideCambrian Printers
Herbs for Home TreatmentGreen Books
ACME Climate ActionProvokateur


The Girl with Glass FeetAtlantic Books
Weeds and WildflowersFaber and Faber
Walking the BlockTemplar Poetry

Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education

The Fundamentals of Graphic DesignAVA Publishing
Project XOxford University Press
Diploma  NVQ/SVQ Level 2 HairdressingPearson Education
What’s Biology All About?Usborne Publishing

Scholarly, Academic & Reference Books

Guide to SpecificationEmpress Litho 
The Rough Pub GuideOrion Publishing Group
French Porcelain in the Collection of Her Majesty The QueenRoyal Collection Publications
The Clothing of the Renaissance WorldThames & Hudson

Children’s Trade

Don’t Read This Book!Egmont Press
SpellsMacmillan Children’s Books
Around the World with MoukTate Publishing
Alice in WonderlandTemplar Publishing
A Time Traveller’s Field Notes and Observations of DinosaursTop That! Publishing
My Secret War DiaryWalker Books

Best Jacket / Cover Design

Vintage FashionCarlton Books
The Beer BookDorling Kindersley Publishing
GasolineMerrell Publishers
OilopolyOneworld Publications
The Snow TouristPortobello Books
I Play the Drums in a Band Called OkayPenguin Books
Quantum of SolacePenguin Books

Best Student Book

Wait and SeeThe Caseroom Press
Sounds I LoveHannah Dade
Love and LustMonica Reyes

Best British Book

The National CookbookButler Tanner and Dennis
Bond BoundEmpress Litho
Isle of Wight Festival 1970Falcon Press

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