By George

By George

Little, Brown and Company, New York, New York, 2006

Description

Part of the novel is narrated by George the boy and the rest by George the ventriloquist dummy. The challenge here was to use the dummy without making the whole thing look utterly creepy.

Juror Notes

“Atmospheric illustration really invites. Understated type a perfect match.”

Collections: 50 Books/50 Covers of 2006
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book cover

Credits

Design firm
Little, Brown and Company
Creative director
Mario Pulice
Art director
Keith Hayes
Jacket designer
Keith Hayes
Photographer
Marc Yankus
Production coordinator
Denise LaCongo
Author
Wesley Stace
Editor
Judy Clain
Trim size
6 x 9 inches
Pages
400
Quantity printed
12,000
Compositor
Stratford Publishing Services
Typeface
Bauer Bodoni
Printer/binder
Quebecor Fairfield
Jacket printer
Phoenix Color Corp.
Paper
Boston Book, cream white
Binding method
Burst
Publisher/client
Little, Brown and Company
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