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NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

Here are the finalists and winners for the 2016 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Find more information on the NZ Book Awards website

2017 Finalists announced.

Picture Books finalists 2016

Allis the little tractor

Finding Monkey Moon


The house on the hill

The little Kiwi's Matariki

Non-fiction finalists 2016

Whose beak is this?


See what I can see


Anzac heroes

 The beginners guide to adventure sport


Changing times


Junior Fiction finalists 2016

Enemy camp


From the cutting room of Barney Kettle

Lily Max: Satin, scissors, frock


The bold ship phenomenal


The girl who rode the wind


Young Adult Fiction finalists 2016

Battlesaurus: Rampage at Waterloo

Being Magdalene


Hucking Cody




Sylvie the Second


Illustration finalists 2016

The house on the hill


FInding Monkey Moon


Hush: a Kiwi lullaby


Much ado about Shakespeare

Changing times

Te reo Maaori finalists 2016



Te Hua Tuataha a Kuwi



Children's Choice finalists (Young adult) 2016

Sylvie the second

Being Magdalene


Children's Choice finalists (Junior fiction) 2016

Cool Nukes

Enemy Camp

The girl who rode the wind

Children's Choice finalists (Non-fiction) 2016


Anzac Heroes

First to the top

Children's Choice finalists (Picture book) 2016

Kuwi's huhu hunt

Stripes! No, spots!

The house on the hill

Children's Choice finalists (Te reo Maaori) 2016


Tamanui te Kookako Moorehu o Taranaki 

Te Hua Tuatahi a Kuwi

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