THE BORING BOOK
by Vasanti Unka
claims the prestigious award of being judged NZ Post Margaret Mahy Book of the Year
Seth from Room 2 emulates the cover illustration, showing that even a "boring book" is a good one!
The Boring Book is anything but boring with the insertion of various "added extras", making for an interactive and delightfully surprising read.
THE THREE BEARS… SORT OF by Yvonne Morrison & Donovan Bixley takes the honour of The Children's Choice Award
This re-telling of the classic tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears is smattered with humorous analytical interruptions, providing a stimulating, thought provoking read.
Check out this book in our library!
THE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO HUNTING AND FISHING IN NEW ZEALAND by Paul Adamson
was judged the best Non-Fiction title
A fabulously informative book aimed at educating all types of would-be hunters within a New Zealand setting.
From hunting deer, to pigs, ducks or possums, through to eeling and whitebaiting, this instructional manual provides a wealth of interesting and helpful facts.
This title can be found in our library in the Non-fiction section under 799.2
DUNGER by JOY COWLEY takes home the Junior Fiction Prize
A holiday with your grandparents? How exciting could that be?! With no electricity, no cellphone reception and just each other for company, this holiday may well be called a dunger, like an old car...the car that William gets to drive at just 11 years old...maybe this holiday isn't so bad after all.