Past Winners

New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

Book of the Year
A Bird in the Hand by Janet Hunt (Random House, 2003)
Children’s Choice
Oh Hogwash, Sweet Pea! by Ngāreta Gabel, illustrated by Ali Teo and Astrid Jensen (Huia, 2003)
Best First Book
Thunder Road by Ted Dawe (Longacre Press, 2003)
Honour Award
Napoleon and the Chicken Farmer by Lloyd Jones, illustrated by Graeme Gash (Mallinson Rendel, 2003)
Young Adult Fiction
Thunder Road by Ted Dawe (Longacre Press, 2003)
Junior Fiction
Juggling with Mandarins by V. M. Jones (HarperCollins, 2003)
Picture Book
Cuthbert’s Babies by Pamela Allen (Viking, 2003)
Non-Fiction
A Bird in the Hand by Janet Hunt (Random House, 2003)