The Australian Publishers Association 2013 Book Design Awards


We’re all familiar with the saying never judge a book by its cover, but what about judging the covers? The APA Book Design Awards were announced last night and here are a few of the winners …

For best designed children’s fiction book: Marina Messiha


For the best designed children’s non-fiction book: Tony Palmer


For the best designed young adult book: Kirby Armstrong

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For the best designed fiction book: Lisa White

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And joint winners of the best designed literary fiction book are:

W.H Chong and Allison Colpoys

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You can see the complete list of award winners at and check out the shortlist at 

Which is your favourite?


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