2009 Finalist Books

Picture Book Finalists

Every Second Friday 
by Kiri Lightfoot, Ben Galbraith
Hodder Children’s Books
ISBN 9780340956120 hb, RRP $34.99
Target Age 3+
Duck's Stuck! 
by Kyle Mewburn, Ali Teo, John O’Reilly
Scholastic New Zealand
ISBN 978-1-86943-826-5 pb, RRP $17.99
Target Age 3+
The Were-Nana
by Melinda Szymanik and Sarah Nelisiwe Anderson
Scholastic New Zealand
ISBN 978-1-86943-869-2 pb, RRP $17.99
Target Age 4+
Roadworks 
by Sally Sutton and Brian Lovelock
Walker Books
ISBN 978-1-92115-016-6 hb, RRP $29.99
Target Age 3+
Piggity-Wiggity Jiggity Jig
by Diana Neild, Philip Webb
Scholastic New Zealand
ISBN 978-1-86943-874-6 pb, RRP $17.99
Target Age 4+

Junior Fiction Finalists

Payback
by Michelle Kelly
Scholastic New Zealand
ISBN 978-1-86943-829-6 pb, RRP $18.99
Target Age 10+

Five (and a bit) Days in the Life of Ozzie Kingsford
by Val Bird and Rebecca Cundy
Random House New Zealand
ISBN 978-1-86979-053-0 pb, RRP $19.99
Target Age 7+
Enemy at the Gate
by Philippa Werry
Scholastic New Zealand
ISBN 978-1-86943-813-5 pb, RRP $17.99
Target Age 10+
Chicken Feathers 
by Joy Cowley & David Elliot
Puffin
ISBN 978-0-14330-390-9 pb, RRP $17.95
Target Age 9+
Old Drumble
by Jack Lasenby
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN 978-1-86950-674-2 pb, RRP $16.99
Target Age 9+

Young Adult Finalists

Juno of Taris
by Fleur Beale
Random House New Zealand
ISBN 978-1-86941-988-2 pb, RRP $18.99
Target Age 14+

Gool
by Maurice Gee
Puffin
ISBN 978-0-14330-400-5 pb, RRP $19.95
Target Age 12+

Chronicles of Stone #1: Scorched Bone
by Vincent Ford
Scholastic New Zealand
ISBN 978-1-86943-830-2 pb, RRP $18.99
Target Age 14+
Violence 101
by Denis Wright
Puffin
ISBN 978-0-14330-403-6 pb, RRP $18.95
Target Age 13+
The 10pm Question
Kate De Goldi
Longacre Press
ISBN 978-1-87746-020-3 pb, RRP $29.99
Target Age 13+
The Tomorrow Code
Brian Falkner
Walker Books
ISBN 978-1-92115-034-0 pb, RRP $19.99
Target Age 12+

Non-Fiction finalists

Piano Rock: A 1950s Childhood
by Gavin Bishop
Random House New Zealand
ISBN 978-1-86979-010-3 hb, RRP $34.99
Target Age 8+
Juicy Writing
by Brigid Lowry
Allen & Unwin
ISBN 978-1-74175-048-5 pb, RRP $23.99
Target Age 13+
High-Tech Legs on Everest 
by Mark Inglis and Sarah Ell
Random House New Zealand
ISBN 978-1-86979-012-7 pb, RRP $26.99
Target Age 8+
The Crafting of Narnia
by Weta Workshop, Paul Tobin, Daniel Falconer
HarperOne
ISBN 978-0-06145-635-0 hb, RRP $49.99
Target Age 12+
Back & Beyond: New Zealand Painting for the Young & Curious 
by Gregory O’Brien
Auckland University Press
ISBN 978-1-86940-404-8, hb, RRP $34.99
Target Age 8+