2016 New Zealand Book Awards

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The winners of the 2016 New Zealand Book Awards have been announced. The winner of the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year and winner of the Elsie Locke Non-Fiction Award is

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Anzac Heroes by Maria Gill, illustrated by Marco Ivancic

Other winners include:

PICTURE BOOK AWARD

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The Little Kiwi’s Matariki by Nikki Slade Robinson

ESTHER GLEN JUNIOR FICTION AWARD

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From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle by Kate De Goldi

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

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Battlesaurus: Rampage at Waterloo by Brian Falkner

RUSSELL CLARK ILLUSTRATION AWARD

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Much Ado About Shakespeare by Donovan Bixley

Visit the site for more award winners including the ones voted on by children in New Zealand.