New Zealand Children's Book Awards 2016
Friday 3 June 2016
On Tuesday 7 June the shortlists for the New Zealand Children's Book Awards 2016 will be announced.
These awards highlight the best New Zealand authors and illustrators in six categories - Young Adult Fiction, Junior Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Book, Illustration and Te Kura Pounamu.
Five finalists are selected for each category and from these a winner in each category is selected.
This year, the Children's Choice award will be entirely decided by children. They will vote for their favourite New Zealand reads of the year, across four categories - Picture Book, Junior Fiction, Young Adult Fiction and Non-fiction.
To see the shortlisted books visit the Awards news page.