Past Winners

New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

New Zealand Post Children’s Book of the Year
The 10pm Question by Kate De Goldi (Longacre Press, 2008)
Children’s Choice
The Were-Nana (NOT a Bedtime Story) by Melinda Szymanik, illustrated by Sarah Nelisiwe Anderson (Scholastic, 2008)
Best First Book
Violence 101 by Denis Wright (Puffin Books, 2008)
Young Adult Fiction
The 10pm Question by Kate De Goldi (Longacre Press, 2008)
Junior Fiction
Old Drumble by Jack Lasenby (HarperCollins, 2008)
Picture Book
Roadworks by Sally Sutton, illustrated by Brian Lovelock (Walker Books, 2008)
Picture Book Honour Award
Piggity-Wiggity Jiggity Jig by Diana Neild, illustrated by Philip Webb (Scholastic, 2008)
Non-Fiction
Back and Beyond: New Zealand Painting for the Young and Curious by Gregory O'Brien (Auckland University Press, 2008)