Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Banquo's Son shortlisted for the LIANZA awards

The Full list of the LIANZA Children’s Book Award 2010 Finalists are:

LIANZA Esther Glen Award (Fiction)
Friends: Snake & Lizard by Joy Cowley, Illustrated by Gavin Bishop (Gecko Press)
The Loblolly Boy by James Norcliffe (Longacre Press)
Top Secret: Pass it on by Jaqueline Chapman (Longacre Press)
Glory by Fifi Colston (Scholastic)
The Billionaires Curse by Richard Newsome (Text Publishing)

LIANZA Young Adult (Fiction)
The Bone Tiki by David Hair (HarperCollins Publishers (NZ) Ltd)
Banquo’s Son by Tania Roxborough (Penguin Group NZ)
The Crossing by Mandy Hager (Random House New Zealand)
About Griffen’s Heart by Tina Shaw (Longacre Press)
Brainjack by Brian Falkner (Walker Books)


LIANZA Russell Clark Award (Illustration)
Rhinehold the Mouse by Di Batchelor (Di Batchelor/ Fraser Books)
There was a Crooked Man by Gavin Bishop (Gecko Press)
Old Hu-Hu by Kyle Mewburn/ Rachel Driscoll (Scholastic)
The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith/ Katz Cowley (Scholastic)
Tiny Miss Dott and her Dotty Umbrella by Michelle Osment/ Sarah Nelisiwe Anderson (Scholastic)

LIANZA Elsie Locke (Non Fiction)
Nic’s New Zealand Nature: Invaders by Nic Valance & Rod Morris (New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd
Dear Alison by Simon Pollard (Penguin Group NZ)
Ben and Mark: Boys of the High Country by Christine Fernyhough & John Bougen (Random House New Zealand)

E3 Call Home by Janet Hunt (Random House New Zealand)
Get Growing: A NZ Step-by-Step Guide by Helen Cook (Random House New Zealand)

Te Kura Pounamu (te reo Maori)
Pūao Series: Te Kahikatea, Te Miro, Te Tutu, Te Horopito by Keri Pewhairangi (Huia Publishers)
Hū-Hū Koroheke by Kyle Mewburn, Rachel Driscoll translated by Kāterina Te Heikōkō Mataira (Scholastic)
Te Wāhi me te Taiao Series: Hauraki, Waipā, Kāwhia Moana, Takaparawhau by Huia Publishers
Hewa by Darryn Joseph (Pearson (NZ) Ltd)
Hautipua Rererangi by Huia Publishers/ Andrew Burdan (Huia Publishers)


The 2010 Award Ceremony will take place in Wellington on Monday August 16th at Caffe L’affare, College Street.
The LIANZA Children’s Book Awards 2010 are supported by Fishpond.co.nz and Caffe L’affare.

1 comment:

jtwebster books said...

Congratulations Tania.
Fingers crossed.