Monday, May 21, 2012

Congratulations to the NZ Post Childrens Book Award Winners


The 2012 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards winners are:
 


New Zealand Post Children’s Book of the Year
Nice Day for a War
by Matt Elliott and illustrated by Chris Slane
(HarperCollins Publishers)
Children’s Choice Award
The Cat’s Pyjamas
by Catherine Foreman
(Scholastic New Zealand)

Best First Book Award
Super Finn
by Leonie Agnew
(Scholastic New Zealand)
Picture Book category winner
Rāhui (Maori version)
by Chris Szekely translated by Brian Morris and illustrated by Malcolm Ross
(Huia Publishers)
Rāhui (English version)
by Chris Szekely and illustrated by Malcolm Ross
(Huia Publishers)
Honour Award - Picture Book category
Shaolin Burning
by Ant Sang
(HarperCollins Publishers)
Non-Fiction category winner
Nice Day for a War 
by Matt Elliott and illustrated by Chris Slane
(HarperCollins Publishers)

Honour Award - Non-Fiction category
Digging Up The Past: Archaeology For The Young & Curious
by David Veart
(Auckland University Press)

Junior Fiction category winner
Super Finn
by Leonie Agnew
(Scholastic New Zealand)

Honour Award Junior Fiction category
The Travelling Restaurant 
by Barbara Else
(Gecko Press)
Some of these books are already in our wonderful library for you to read.  Check out the overall winner 'Nice Day for a War' now.  It is in the Non-Fiction section 940.4 and Picture book 'The Cat's Pyjama's in the Picture book section F.