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Mirkka Eskonen

Syksyn salaisuus

Published by Esa Books
Printed and bound by Tallinna Raamatutrükikoja Oü
Reproduced by Chromatic Print Studio
Graphic design and illustration Mirkka Eskonen
Paper Munken Lynx 150 g/m2 Typeface Hand lettering

?Heartfelt, sweet picture book with mixed medium illustrations and handwritten texts, forming a coherent entity with
a story that´s rippling with tender shades. Uncoated warm white paper reproduces the colours of illustrations well and
a calico spine finishes the appearance.


Kaisa Happonen - Anne Vasko

Mur ja mustikka

Published by Tammi Publishers
Printed and bound by Livonia Print Ltd.
Graphic design Laura Lyytinen
Illustration Anne Vasko
Paper Munken Lynx 150 g/m2
Typeface Emily Brush, Campkid, Baskerville 10 pro

Collage artwork plays with both the scale and clear shapes. The blueness of a blueberry meets the reddish brown of the bears, as the yellow of the landscape intertwines with the silhouettes in graphic black. Sizable text body and its emphasized words slip into the illustrations without a challenge. The result is well-balanced, prestigious and stylish.


Marjatta Levanto - Julia Vuori

Pelottelun (ja pelon voittamisen) käsikirja

Published by Teos Publishers
Printed and bound by Otavan Kirjapaino Oy
Reproduction by Petri Kuokka / Aarnipaja
Graphic design Tiina Ripatti
Illustration Julia Vuori
Paper Munken Lynx 120 g/m2
Typeface Great Lakes Lettering, Fournier MT

Despite of its scary subject this children´s handbook is suitably fun and playful. Enchantingly wild illustrations have enough space and pictures, even though of wide variety, succeed in creating a wholesome entirety. Small material treats support the lightness of the layout and lure into reading.


Marika Maijala

Ruusun matka / Rosie springer

Published by Etana Editions, Förlaget M Oy Ab
Printed and bound by Jelgava Printing House
Reproduced by Jenni Erkintalo / Etana Editions
Graphic design Jenni Erkintalo
Illustration Marika Maijala
Paper Munken Lynx, 170 g/m
Typeface Mrs Eaves

This tome gets its strength through its large form that supports well the bold and lively illustrations. Expressive full of life oil pastel drawings, clear design, Roman typesetting and uncoated paper form together an ageless, breathing entity that speaks of finding oneself and the call of freedom, the message of the book.


Leena Virtanen - Sanna Pelliccioni

Minna! - Minna Canthin uskomaton elämä ja vaikuttavat teot

Published by Teos Publishers
Printed and bound by Meedia Zone Oü
Graphic design and illustration Sanna Pelliccioni
Paper Munken Lynx 150 g/m2
Typeface A831-Roman, A780-Deco

A charming easily approachable children´s textbook grabs its readers old and young. Half-French binding, calico spine and subtle colours give the book the respectability, which is then broken through riotous use of pictures, joyful typography and illustrations combining a variety of techniques. The Committee is eagerly looking forward to the next issue in the series of Finnish Superwomen!

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