Book Awards

New Zealand Post Book Awards

The winners of the New Zealand Post Book Awards 2013 have been announced. 

NZ Post Book of the Year and Fiction Winner

The Big Music  by Kirsty Gunn
Published by Faber & Faber

New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards

Winners 2013
New Zealand Post Margaret Mahy Book of the Year
& Best Young Adult Fiction Section

Into the River by Ted Dawe - Read the judges' comments

Best Non Fiction
100 Amazing Tales from Aotearoa by Simon Morton & Riria Hotere

Best Junior Fiction
My Brother's War by David Hill

Honour award, Junior Fiction
The Queen and the Nobody Boy: A Tale of Fontania series by Barbara Else

Best Picture Book
Mister Whistler by Margaret Mahy & Gavin Bishop

Best First Book
Reach by Hugh Brown

Children’s Choice
Melu by Kyle Mewburn, Ali Teo & John O’Reilly

Previous Years

New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards

International Book Awards

Some of the major book awards are listed below.

Children's Literary Prizes and Awards

New Zealand Book Awards

Who won that prize...? 

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