Book awards: New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards

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The Bantam and the Soldier by Jennifer BeckBook of the Year & Picture Book, 1997
The battle of Pook Island by Jack LasenbyJunior Fiction, 1997
Mechanical Harry by Bob KerrChildren's Choice, 1997
Picture book magic by Chris GaskinNon Fiction, 1997
Reliable Friendly Girls by Jane WestawayBest First Book, 1997
Sanctuary by Kate De GoldiSenior Fiction, 1997
Alphabet apartments by Lesley MoyesChildren's Choice & Picture Book, 1998
Dare Truth or Promise by Paula BoockBook of the Year & Senior Fiction, 1998
The know, sow & grow kids' book of plants by Diana NoonanNon Fiction, 1998
Ticket to the sky dance by Joy CowleyJunior Fiction, 1998
Trapped by Judy KnoxBest First Book, 1998
Footsteps of the gods by Hana Hiraina ErlbeckBest First Book, 1999
The Penguin Natural World of New Zealand by Gerard HutchingNon Fiction, 1999
Starbright and the Dream Eater by Joy CowleyJunior Fiction, 1999
A Summery Saturday Morning by Margaret MahyBook of the Year & and Picture Book, 1999
Taur (The Travellers) by Jack LasenbySenior Fiction, 1999
2MUCH4U by Vince FordJunior Fiction & Best First Book, 2000
Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack by Lynley DoddChildren's Choice, 2000
The House That Jack Built by Gavin BishopBook of the Year & Picture Book, 2000
Te wao nui a Tane by Hirini MelbourneNon Fiction, 2000
The Tiggie Tompson Show by Tessa DuderSenior Fiction, 2000
Oliver in the garden by Margaret BeamesPicture Book & Children's Choice, 2001
Shadrach Girl by Joy CowleyJunior Fiction, 2001
Voyage with Jason by Ken CatranBook of the Year & Senior Fiction, 2001
Brodie by Joy CowleyPicture Book, 2002
Grandpa's shorts by Joy WatsonChildren's Choice, 2002
Owl: A novel by Joanna OrwinSenior Fiction, 2002
The plight of the penguin by Lloyd Spencer DavisBook of the Year & Non Fiction, 2002
Recycled by Sandy McKayJunior Fiction, 2002
Alchemy by Margaret MahyYoung Adult Fiction, 2003
Buddy by V. M. JonesBest First Book & Junior Fiction, 2003
Pigtails the pirate by David ElliotPicture Book, 2003
Weaving earth and sky: Myths & legends of Aotearoa by Robert SullivanBook of the Year & Non Fiction, 2003
Why Do Dogs Sniff Bottoms? by Dawn McMillanChildren's Choice, 2003
A bird in the hand : keeping New Zealand wildlife safe by Janet HuntBook of the Year & Non Fiction, 2004
Cuthbert's Babies by Pamela AllenPicture Book, 2004
Juggling with Mandarins by V. M. JonesJunior Fiction, 2004
Napoleon and the chicken farmer by Lloyd JonesHonour Award, 2004
Oh, Hogwash, Sweet Pea! by Ngareta GabelChildren's Choice, 2004
Thunder Road by Ted DaweBest First Book & Young Adult Fiction, 2004
Aunt Effie and the Island That Sank by Jack LasenbyJunior Fiction, 2005
Clubs by Kate De GoldiBook of the Year & Picture Book, 2005
Cross Tides by Lorraine OrmanBest First Book, 2005
Malcolm & Juliet by Bernard BeckettYoung Adult Fiction, 2005
The Other Ark by Lynley DoddChildren's Choice, 2005
Welcome to the South Seas: Contemporary New Zealand Art for Young People by Gregory O'BrienNon Fiction, 2005
A Booming in the Night by Benjamin BrownPicture Book, 2006
Haere : farewell Jack, farewell by Tim TipeneHonour Award, 2006
Hunter by Joy CowleyBook of the Year & Junior Fiction, 2006
Kaitangata Twitch by Margaret MahyHonour Award, 2006
Nobody's Dog by Jennifer BeckChildren's Choice, 2006
Scarecrow army : the Anzacs at Gallipoli by Leon DavidsonNon Fiction, 2006
Sil : a novel by Jill HarrisHonour Award, 2006
The unknown zone by Phil SmithBest First Book, 2006
With Lots of Love from Georgia by Brigid LowryYoung Adult Fiction, 2006
Genesis by Bernard BeckettYoung Adult Fiction, 2007
Illustrated history of the South Pacific by Marcia StensonBook of the Year & Non Fiction, 2007
Kiss! Kiss! Yuck! Yuck! by Kyle MewburnChildren's Choice & Picture Book, 2007
Thor's tale : endurance and adventure in the Southern Ocean by Janice MarriottJunior Fiction, 2007
The Three Fishing Brothers Gruff by Ben GalbraithBest First Book, 2007
The king's bubbles by Ruth PaulChildren's Choice, 2008
Out of the Egg by Tina MatthewsBest First Book, 2008
Reaching the Summit: Edmund Hillary's Life of Adventure (DK Biography) by Alexa JohnstonHonour Award, 2008
Salt by Maurice GeeYoung Adult Fiction, 2008
The Sea-wreck Stranger by Anna MackenzieHonour Award, 2008
Snake and Lizard by Joy CowleyBook of the Year & Junior Fiction, 2008
Tahi: One Lucky Kiwi by Melanie DreweryPicture Book, 2008
To the harbour by Stanley PalmerHonour Award, 2008
Which New Zealand spider? : including their eight-legged cousins: the harvestmen, false scorpions, mites, ticks and sea spiders by Andrew CroweNon Fiction, 2008
The 10pm Question by Kate De GoldiBook of the Year & Young Adult Fiction, 2009
Back and Beyond: A Story of New Zealand in Painting for Young People by Gregory O'BrienNon Fiction, 2009
Old Drumble by Jack LasenbyJunior Fiction, 2009
Piggity-wiggity jiggity jig by Diana NeildHonour Award, 2009
Roadwork by Sally SuttonPicture Book, 2009
Violence 101 by Denis WrightBest First Book, 2009
The were-nana : (not a bedtime story) by Melinda SzymanikChildren's Choice, 2009
The Bone Tiki by David HairBest First Book, 2010
The crossing by Mandy HagerYoung Adult Fiction, 2010
E3 call home by Janet HuntNon Fiction, 2010
The Loblolly Boy by James NorcliffeJunior Fiction, 2010
Old Hu-Hu by Kyle MewburnBook of the Year & Picture Book, 2010
The wonky donkey by Craig SmithChildren’s Choice, 2010
The word witch : the magical verse of Margaret Mahy by Margaret MahyHonour Award, 2010
Baa Baa Smart Sheep by Mark SommersetChildren's Choice, 2011
Fierce September by Fleur BealeYoung Adult Fiction, 2011
Finnigan And The Pirates by Sherryl JordanJunior Fiction, 2011
Hollie Chips by Anna GowanBest First Book, 2011
The Moon and Farmer McPhee by Margaret MahyBook of the Year & Picture Book, 2011
Zero hour: the Anzacs on the Western Front by Leon DavidsonNon Fiction, 2011
The Bridge by Jane HigginsHonour Award, 2012
Calling the Gods by Jack LasenbyYoung Adult Fiction, 2012
The Cat's Pajama's by Catherine ForemanChildren's Choice, 2012
Digging Up the Past: Archaeology for the Young & Curious by David VeartHonour Award, 2012
Nice day for a war: adventures of a kiwi soldier in World War 1 by Chris SlaneBook of the Year & Non Fiction, 2012
Rahui by Chris SzekelyPicture Book, 2012
Shaolin Burning by Anthony SangHonour Award, 2012
Super Finn by Leonie AgnewBest First Book & Junior Fiction, 2012
The Travelling Restaurant by Barbara ElseHonour Award, 2012
100 amazing tales from Aotearoa by Simon MortonNon Fiction, 2013
Into the River by Ted DaweMargaret Mahy Book of the Year & Young Adult Fiction, 2013
Melu by Kyle MewburnChildren's Choice, 2013
Mister Whistler by Margaret MahyPicture Book, 2013
My Brother's War by David HillJunior Fiction, 2013
The Queen and the Nobody Boy: A Tale of Fontania by Barbara ElseHonour Award, 2013
Reach by Hugh BrownBest First Book, 2013
The Boring Book by Vasanti UnkaPicturebook & Margaret Mahy Book of the Year, 2014
Bugs by Whiti HereakaHonour Award, 2014
Dunger by Joy CowleyJunior Fiction, 2014
Mortal Fire by Elizabeth KnoxYoung Adult Fiction, 2014
A Necklace of Souls by Rachel StedmanBest First Book, 2014
The Three Bears … Sort Of by Yvonne MorrisonChildren's Choice, 2014

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Since 1997 the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults reward excellence in children's literature, recognising the best books for children and teenagers published annually in New Zealand.


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