Past Winners

New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

New Zealand Post Children’s Book of the Year
The Moon and Farmer McPhee by Margaret Mahy, illustrated by David Elliot (Random House, 2010)
Children’s Choice
Baa Baa Smart Sheep by Mark Sommerset, illustrated by Rowan Sommerset (Dreamboat Books, 2010)
Best First Book
Hollie Chips by Anna Gowan (Scholastic, 2010)
Young Adult Fiction
Fierce September by Fleur Beale (Random House, 2010)
Children’s Choice Young Adult Fiction
Smiling Jack by Ken Catran (HarperCollins, 2010)
Junior Fiction
Finnigan and the Pirates by Sherryl Jordan (Scholastic, 2010)
Children’s Choice Junior Fiction
Hollie Chips by Anna Gowan (Scholastic, 2010)
Picture Book
The Moon and Farmer McPhee by Margaret Mahy, illustrated by David Elliot (Random House, 2010)
Children’s Choice Picture Book
Baa Baa Smart Sheep by Mark Sommerset, illustrated by Rowan Sommerset (Dreamboat Books, 2010)
Non-Fiction
Zero Hour: The Anzacs on the Western Front by Leon Davidson (Text, 2010)
Children’s Choice Non-Fiction
Who’s Cooking Tonight? by Claire Gourley and Glenda Gourley (Penguin, 2010)