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New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2012

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

  • 2012 Book of the Year: Nice Day for a War
  • Picture Book: Rahui (English) and Rahui (Maori Edition)
  • Junior Fiction: Super Finn
  • Young Adult Fiction: Calling the Gods
  • Non-fiction: Zero Hour: Nice Day for a War
  • Best First Book Award: Super Finn
  • Honour Award Picture Book: Shaolin Burning
  • Honour Award Non-fiction: Digging Up the Past
  • Honour Award Junior Fiction: The Travelling Restaurant
  • Honour Award Young Adult Fiction: The Bridge

  • Children's Choice Picture Book: The Cat’s Pyjamas

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Dirt Bomb
 

Dirt Bomb (Paperback)

By Beale, Fleur

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Jake's life is sweet. He's got no money and doesn't have a mobile, but he's got two best mates; Buzz and Robbie. Buzz is generous and doesn't mind buying stuff for his mates. Jake wouldn't change a thing. But then Robbie has the idea of the century: rescue the old wreck from the ...

ISBN 9781869795467
Published 1 May 2011 by Random House
Interest Age 10-14 years
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Super Finn
 

Super Finn (Paperback)

By Agnew, Leonie

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Can Finn use his superpowers to help save his World Vision sponsored child? Sometimes, despite the best intentions, things don't always work out as planned. Join the hilarity as the boys' money-making scheme comes unravelled. Look out, world ... here comes Super Finn!

ISBN 9781869439996
Published 21 February 2011 by Scholastic
Interest Age 4-12 years
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The Cat's Pyjamas
 

The Cat's Pyjamas (Paperback)

Illustrated by Foreman, Catherine

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Meet Cat ... and his colourful collection of pyjamas. One pair for each night of the week. When he wears his space pyjamas, he dreams of Saturn, Mars and shooting stars, when he wears his road pyjamas, he dreams of big red rigs and diggers that dig ... but what will happen when h ...

ISBN 9781869439798
Published 1 May 2011 by Scholastic
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Just Jack
 

Just Jack (Paperback)

By Broadbent, Adele

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Wee Jack Baines is tired of living in his brother's shadow. Unlike his brother Robert, Jack is no good at sports or rabbit-shooting, and is not popular at school. Luckily for him, though, his Uncle Onslow notices that, as well as being short, Jack has a gift with horses: perfect ...

ISBN 9781869508869
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869509804
Published 1 January 2011 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-14 years
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New Zealand Hall of Fame: 50 Remarkable Kiwis
 

New Zealand Hall of Fame: 50 Remarkable Kiwis (Hardback, 2011 reprint)

By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Potter, Bruce

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This collection samples and celebrates 50 famous New Zealanders. As well as the greats: Sir Edmund Hillary, Sir Peter Blake and Jean Batten, there are experts on Giant squid and orca, powerful women, one of the most famous film producers in the world, and some of the best artists ...

ISBN 9781869663124
Published 1 May 2011 by New Holland Publishers
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Rahui
 

Rahui (Hardback)

By Szekely, Chris; Illustrated by Ross, Malcolm

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English language edition. This picture book is about cousins' holidays in a rural Maori community having adventures and fun together - playing in the bush, riding horses, fishing, eeling and swimming at the beach. During the holiday, a death leads to a rahui being placed on the b ...

ISBN 9781869694708
Published 30 September 2011 by Huia Publishers
Interest Age 7-10 years
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Stomp!
 

Stomp! (Paperback)

By Paul, Ruth

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A dinosaur follow-the-leader story! Follow Ruth Pauls colourful dinosaurs as they HOP, STOMP and ROAR their way through the pages of this beautifully illustrated book. On the outward journey the largest dinosaur leads, until they can go no further then on the way back, its baby d ...

ISBN 9781775430056
Published 1 October 2011 by Scholastic
Interest Age 2-5 years
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Digging Up the Past: Archaeology for the Young and Curious
 

Digging Up the Past: Archaeology for the Young and Curious (Hardback)

By Veart, David

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Introduces young and curious readers to the story of New Zealand, from Pacific voyagers to contemporary crime scenes, that archaeologists have discovered. Along the way, readers will learn about what archaeologists actually do, from digging up shell middens to testing ancient DNA ...

ISBN 9781869404659
Published 4 November 2011 by Auckland University Press
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Shaolin Burning: A Graphic Novel
  

Shaolin Burning: A Graphic Novel (Paperback)

By Sang, Ant

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Shaolin Burning is a graphic novel about two very different kung-fu fighters, whose lives intersect as they are offered self-discovery through the wisdom of martial arts, in a masterful interweaving of kung-fu myths and legends.

ISBN 9781869508135
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Published 1 February 2011 by HarperCollins
Interest Age Young Adults
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Sacrifice
  

Sacrifice (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Orwin, Joanna

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Several generations after volcanic eruptions and tsunamis caused the onset of the Dark, the descendants of the few survivors are struggling to maintain their tenuous communities in swamplands at the far northern end of New Zealand. A gripping quest that pushes the boundaries of e ...

ISBN 9781869509125
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Published 6 May 2011 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 13-19 years
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