Independent Book Publishers Association today announced the finalist for the prestigious Ben Franklin Book Awards and Their Love of Music, by Stephen Azzato was named one of three finalists for Best Cover Design – Large Format Books. These awards are some of the most coveted in the book industry. The final awards will be presented during an evening ceremony May 23, 2011in New York City at the start of BookExpo, the industry’s largest book show.
Named in honor of America’s most cherished publisher/printer, the Benjamin Franklin Awards recognizes excellence in independent publishing. Publications, grouped by genre are judged on editorial and design merit by top practitioners in each field.
Congratulations to Steve Azzato on this great accomplishment and to Richard Mack, and Rich Nickel who worked with Steve on the design of this great book.