While a high-calibre jury of writers and critics ponders the nominees for this year’s Children’s Book Awards, we have asked the true experts.
So far we have heard our reviewers’ opinions about the nominees in the categories Picture Books and Junior Fiction. Today our junior critics tell us what’s on offer in the category non-fiction
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Leading up to the announcement of this year’s winners on June 24 in Christchurch, libraries, bookstores, schools and communities around the country invite young readers to a week of fun NZ Post Children’s Book Awards festival.
The colourful festival promotes the importance of books and reading, and provides inspiration for New Zealand’s future writers and illustrators.
The festival runs from June 17 until the announcement of the winners at an awards ceremony in Christchurch on Monday June 24. More information about local activities under: www.nzpostbookawards.co.nz
Nominees non Fiction
100 Amazing Tales From Aotearoa by Simon Morton & Riria Hotere
Kiwi: the real story by Annemarie Florian & Heather Hunt
Taketakerau, The Millennium Tree by Marnie Anstis, Patricia Howitt & Kelly Spencer
At the Beach: explore & discover the New Zealand seashore by Ned Barraud & Gillian Candler