Author(s): Mike Fitzsimons and Nigel Beckford
The Auckland Book is a visually stunning memento of what it's like to live one of the world's most desirable cities. In 128 fully illustrated pages it captures the City of Sails in a way no camera ever could.
This stylish, funky, fact-filled book is an ideal gift for visitors and locals alike. It covers everything from Auckland landmarks, history and geography to favourite haunts and past times. If you like Auckland, you'll love this gloriously illustrated celebration of one of the world's most unique cities.
The Auckland Book combines the talents of award-winning writers with seven young illustrators. Michael Fitzsimons and Nigel Beckford are creative directors and professional writers at Fitzbeck Creative, a specialist publishing company. The Illustrations team includes four very talented graduate from the Auckland University of Technology's Design School - Alisha Brunton, Ivy Niu, Sarah Ryan and Ezra Whittaker-Powley. Other contributing illustrators are Jess Lunnon and Sandi MacKechnie who received Best Design Awards for their work on the Wellington Book and NZ Book, and Cynthia Merhej, recently arrived from London.