Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned.
The New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults are administered by the New Zealand Book Awards Trust. In 2016, this award began when the New Zealand Book Awards merged with the LIANZA Awards - LIANZA Russell Clark Award.
See more New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults and other kids' literary prize winners.
- Puffin the Architect illustrated and written by Kimberly Andrews, published by Puffin, Penguin Random House Winner
- Cook’s Cook: The Cook who Cooked for Captain Cook illustrated and written by Gavin Bishop, published by Gecko Press
- Helen and the Go-Go Ninjas illustrated by Ant Sang, published by Penguin, Penguin Random House
- Oink illustrated and written by David Elliot, published by Gecko Press
- The Bomb illustrated by Josh Morgan, published by Huia Publishers
- Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts illustrated and written by Craig Phillips, published by A&U Children, Allen & Unwin Winner
- Abel Tasman: Mapping the Southern Lands illustrated by Marco Ivančić, written by Maria Gill (Scholastic NZ)
- Bobby, the Littlest War Hero illustrated by Jenny Cooper, written by Glyn Harper (Penguin Random House)
- I am Jellyfish written and illustrated by Ruth Paul (Penguin Random House)
- Sky High: Jean Batten's Incredible Flying Adventures illustrated by Phoebe Morris, written by David Hill (Penguin Random House)
- Snark illustrated and written by David Elliot (after Lewis Carroll), published by Otago University Press Winner (also winner of Margaret Mahy Book of the Year)
- Fuzzy Doodle illustrated by Donovan Bixley, written by Melinda Szymanik, published by Scholastic NZ
- Gladys Goes to War illustrated by Jenny Cooper, written by Glyn Harper, published by Penguin Random House (Puffin)
- If I Was a Banana illustrated by Kieran Rynhart, written by Alexandra Tylee, published by Gecko Press
- The Day the Costumes Stuck illustrated and written by Toby Morris, published by Beatnik Publishing
- Changing Times: The story of a New Zealand town and its newspaper Bob Kerr
- Hush: A Kiwi Lullaby illustrated by Andrew Burdan, written by Joy Cowley, translated by Ngaere Roberts
- Much Ado About Shakespeare Donovan Bixley Winner
- The House on the Hill Kyle Mewburn, illustrated by Sarah Davis
- Finding Monkey Moon Elizabeth Pulford, illustrated by Kate Wilkinson