2007 Awards

Winners and Finalists 2007

Book of the Year
Illustrated History of the South Pacific, Marcia Stenson (Random House New Zealand)

Best First Book
The Three Fishing Brothers Gruff, Ben Galbraith (Hodder Children's Books)

Children's Choice
Kiss! Kiss! Yuck! Yuck! Kyle Mewburn, Ali Teo, John O'Reilly (Scholastic New Zealand)

Young Adult Fiction Winner
Genesis, Bernard Beckett (Longacre Press)

Junior Fiction Winner
Thor's Tale, Janice Marriott (HarperCollins Publishers)

Picture Book Winner
Kiss! Kiss! Yuck! Yuck! Kyle Mewburn, Ali Teo, John O'Reilly (Scholastic New Zealand)

Non Fiction Winner
Illustrated History of the South Pacific, Marcia Stenson (Random House New Zealand)

Finalists

  • Genesis, Bernard Beckett (Longacre Press)
  • A Respectable Girl, Fleur Beale (Random House)
  • Shooting the Moon, VM Jones (HarperCollins)
  • Single Fin, Aaron Topp (Random House)
  • Thieves, Ella West (Longacre Press)
  • And Did Those Feet... Ted Dawe (Longacre Press)
  • Boyznbikes, Vince Ford (Scholastic New Zealand)
  • Frog Whistle Mine, Des Hunt (HarperCollins)
  • My Story: Castaway, Bill O'Brien (Scholastic New Zealand)
  • Thor's Tale: Endurance and Adventure in the Southern Ocean, Janice Marriott (HarperCollins)
  • Kiss! Kiss! Yuck! Yuck! Kyle Mewburn, Ali Teo & John O'Reilly (Scholastic New Zealand)
  • Matatuhi, Robyn Kahukiwa (Puffin)
  • A Present from the Past, Jennifer Beck & Lindy Fisher (Scholastic New Zealand)
  • Riding the Waves/ Whakaeke i nga ngaru, Gavin Bishop & Katerina Te Heikoko Mataira (Random House)
  • The Three Fishing Brothers Gruff, Ben Galbraith (Hodder Children's Books)
  • Illustrated History of the South Pacific, Marcia Stenson (Random House)
  • It's True! You Can Make Your Own Jokes, Sharon Holt & Ross Kinnaird (Allen & Unwin)
  • Red Haze: Australians and New Zealanders in Vietnam, Leon Davidson (Black Dog Books)
  • Soldier in the Yellow Socks: Charles Upham, Our Finest Fighting Soldier, Janice Mariott (HarperCollins)
  • Winging It! The Adventures of Tim Wallis, Neville Peat (Longacre Press)