Book Awards > NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

These awards are a unique celebration of the contribution New Zealand’s children’s authors and illustrators make to building national identity and cultural heritage.

These awards are made in six categories: Young Adult Fiction, Junior Fiction (the Esther Glen Award), Non-Fiction (the Elsie Locke Award), Picture Book, Illustration (the Russell Clark Award) and Te Kura Pounamu Award (for books entirely written in te reo Māori). Read more about the awards.

Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story
Author:Gavin Bishop
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Tu Meke Tui (Maori Edition)
Author:Malcolm Clarke
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In the Dark Spaces
Author:Cally Black
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How to Bee
Author:Bren MacDibble
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I Am Jellyfish
Author:Ruth Paul
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If I Was a Banana (PB)
Author:Alexandra Tylee
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Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts
Author:Craig Phillips; Carole Wilkinson (Introduction by)
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