Pratt Brothers Composition's designers have been recognized for their work with both publishing houses and independent, self-published authors. Below are a few of our favorite projects and the recognition they have received.





Life on the Rocks: A Portrait of the American Mountain Goat

  • Winner, Nature and Environment, 2014 National Outdoor Book Awards
  • Co-winner, Design & Artistic Merit2014 National Outdoor Book Awards


Joe Mills of Estes Park: A Colorado Life
  • Finalist, Biography, 2014 Colorado Book Awards
  • Second Place, Cover Design, 2014 Colorado Independent Publishers Association EVVY Awards


Shared Moments: Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park Remembered in Postcards

  • Winner, Trade Book: Illustrated, 2012 Southwest Book Design & Production Awards for Excellence
  • First Place, Layout and Design, 2012 Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) EVVY Awards
  • Judges’ Award—“In Recognition of Outstanding Achievement in Cover Design, Editing, Illustration, Interior Layout & Design, and Printing” (Shared with Friesens), 2012 CIPA EVVY Awards
  • Gold Award, Adult Trade Book—Illustrated, 2012 PubWest Book Design Awards


The Menial Art of Cooking
  • Silver Medal, Academic/Non-Trade Book, 2013 PubWest Annual Design Awards



Yellowstone Wildlife: Ecology and Natural History of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
  • Winner, Nonfiction & Natural History, 2014 Nebraska Book Awards


Japanese American Resettlement Through the Lens
  • Winner, Trade Book: Illustrated, 2009 Southwest Book Design & Production Awards
  • Winner, Best in Show, 2009 Southwest Book Design & Production Awards


Mammals of Colorado, Second Edition
  • Finalist, Scholarly & Technical, 2012 Southwest Book Design & Production Awards