04 June 2010

LIANZA Children's Book Awards 2010

LIANZA, New Zealand's association for library and information professionals, has released the shortlist for its 2010 children's book awards.
Esther Glen Award (Fiction)
  • Friends: Snake and Lizard by Joy Cowley, Illustrated by Gavin Bishop
  • The Loblolly Boy by James Norcliffe
  • Top Secret: Pass it on by Jaqueline Chapman
  • Glory by Fifi Colston
  • The Billionaire's Curse by Richard Newsome
Young Adult Award (Fiction)
  • The Bone Tiki by David Hair 
  • Banquo’s Son by Tania Roxborogh
  • The Crossing by Mandy Hager
  • About Griffen’s Heart by Tina Shaw
  • Brainjack by Brian Falkner
Russell Clark Award (Illustration)
  • Rhinehold the Mouse by Di Batchelor
  • There was a Crooked Man by Gavin Bishop 
  • Old Hu-Hu by Kyle Mewburn/Rachel Driscoll 
  • The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith/ Katz Cowley
  • Tiny Miss Dott and her Dotty Umbrella by Michelle Osment/ Sarah Nelisiwe Anderson

Elsie Locke Award (Non Fiction)
  • Nic’s New Zealand Nature: Invaders by Nic Valance & Rod Morris
  • Dear Alison by Simon Pollard
  • Ben and Mark: Boys of the High Country by Christine Fernyhough & John Bougen
  • E3 Call Home by Janet Hunt
  • Get Growing: A NZ Step-by-Step Guide by Helen Cook