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And the winners are….

August 5, 2014

The 2014 LIANZA (Library & Information Association New Zealand Aotearoa) Children’s Book Awards winners are:

 

LIANZA Esther Glen Junior Fiction Award For the most distinguished contribution to literature for children aged 0-15.dunger

Dunger by Joy Cowley, (Gecko Press)

 

LIANZA Young Adult Fiction Award

For the distinguished contribution to literature for children and young adults aged 13 years and above.

Dear Vincent by Mandy Hager, (Random House New Zealand)

 

LIANZA Russell Clark Illustration Award For the most distinguished illustrations in a children’s book.

Flight of the Honey Bee, by Raymond Huber, illustrated by Brian Lovelock, (Walker Books Australia)

 

wearable wondersLIANZA Elsie Locke Non Fiction Award

For a work that is considered to be a distinguished contribution to non-fiction for young people.

Wearable Wonders, by Fifi Colston, (Scholastic New Zealand)

 

LIANZA Librarians’ Choice Award 2014

Awarded to the most popular finalist across all awards, as judged by professional librarians of LIANZA.

A Winter’s Day in 1939, by Melinda Szymanik, (Scholastic New Zealand)

 

Te Kura Pounamu (te reo Māori)nga

Awarded to the author of a work, written in Te Reo Māori, which makes a distinguished contribution to literature for children or young people.

Ngā Kaitiaki a Tama!, by Kawata Teepa, illustrated by Jim Byrt, (Huia NZ Ltd)

 

For further information about the awards visit: http://www.lianza.org.nz/awards/lianza-childrens-book-awards

 

 

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