The winners of the 2019 Book Awards are ...

August 7, 2019

Fresh off the ceremony at Te Papa Tongarewa, the results are in and your New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults winners are... 


 Spread from of The Bomb, by Sacha Cotter & Josh Morgan


The Margaret Mahy Book of the Year and the Picture Book Award



The Bomb
Written by Sacha Cotter & illustrated by Josh Morgan

Published by Huia

RRP $23.00 



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Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction



The Dog Runner

Written by Bren MacDibble

Published by Allen & Unwin

RRP $18.99



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Young Adult Fiction Award



By Whiti Hereaka
Published by Huia

RRP $25.00



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Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction & Best First Book Award




By Sarah Pepperle

Published by Christchurch Art Gallery

RRP $29.99



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Russell Clark Award for Illustration



Puffin the Architect

By Kimberly Andrews

Published by Puffin

RRP $19.99



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Te Kura Pounamu Award for Te Reo Māori



Te haka A TAnerore

Written by Reina Kahukiwa & illustrated by Robyn Kahukiwa

Published by Mauri Tū

RRP $23.00 



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