Thursday, May 20, 2010

2010 New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2010 New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards have been announced today. You can view the full list of winners here.

Picture Book and New Zealand Post Book of the Year: Old Hu-Hu by Kyle Mewburn, illustrated by Rachel Driscoll.

Honour Award: The Word Witch by Margaret Mahy, illustrated by David Elliot and edited by Tessa Duder.

Non-fiction: E3 Call Home by Janet Hunt.

Junior Fiction: The Loblolly Boy by James Norcliffe.

Young Adult Fiction: Blood of the Lamb: The Crossing by Mandy Hager.

Best First Book Award: The Bone Tiki by David Hair.

Children's Choice Award: The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith, illustrated by Katz Cowley.

Have you read any of these books? If so, please post us a comment to let us know which book/s you've read and what you thought of them.

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