New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards

2013

Show notes

15 June - Picture Book

6:40am

A Great Cake by Tina Matthews reviewed by Norma, Jasper, Cole, Otis and Amelie
Remember That November/Maumahara ki tērā Nōema by Jennifer Beck, illustrated by Lindy Fisher, translated by Kawata Teepa, reviewed by Sofia and Te Matariki
Mr Whistler by Margaret Mahy, illustrated by Gavin Bishop, reviewed by Zenith and Billy
Melu by Kyle Mewburn, illustrated by Ali Teo and John O’Reilly, reviewed by Harry, Kintaka, Cole, Otis and Amelie
Mr Bear Branches and the Cloud Conundrum by Terri Rose Baynton reviewed by Emese, Lily, Cole, Otis and Amelie

Students from Te Aro School in Wellington

16 June - Junior Fiction

6:40am

ACB with Honora Lee by Kate de Goldi, illustrated by Gregory O’Brien, reviewed by Norma
Uncle Trev by Jack Lasenby, reviewed by Mackenzie"
My Brother’s War by David Hill, reviewed by Billy and Kevin
Red Rocks by Rachael King, reviewed by Emese and Simon
The Queen and the Nobody Boy (A Tale of Fontania) by Barbara Else, reviewed by Sofia and Christopher

Students from Te Aro School in Wellington

22 June - Non Fiction

6:40am

100 Amazing Tales from Aotearoa by Simon Morton & Riria Hotere, reviewed by Sebastian
At the Beach: Explore & discover the New Zealand seashore by Ned Barraud & Gillian Candler, reviewed by Sam and Charlotte
Kiwi: the real story by Annemarie Florian & Heather Hunt, reviewed by Riley and Koi
Taketakerau, The Millennium Tree by Marnie Anstis, Patricia Howitt & Kelly Spencer, reviewed by Gus

Students from Te Aro School in Wellington

23 June - Non Fiction

6:40am

Reach by Hugh Brown reviewed by Briar
Earth Dragon, Fire Hare by Ken Catran, reviewed by Caleb
Into the River by Ted Dawe reviewed by Sera
The Nature of Ash by Mandy Hager reviewed by Reuben
Snakes and Ladders by Mary-Anne Scott, reviewed by Matthew

Students from Te Aro Thorndon and Hutt Valley High

Audio

  • 2013 Picture Book ( 18′ 47″ )

    A Great Cake by Tina Matthews reviewed by Norma, Jasper, Cole, Otis and Amelie; Remember That November/Maumahara ki tera Noema by Jennifer Beck, illustrated by Lindy Fisher, translated by Kawata Teepa, reviewed by Sofia and Te Matariki; Mr Whistler by Margaret Mahy, illustrated by Gavin Bishop, reviewed by Zenith and Billy; Melu by Kyle Mewburn, illustrated by Ali Teo and John O'Reilly, reviewed by Harry, Kintaka, Cole, Otis and Amelie; Mr Bear Branches and the Cloud Conundrum by Terri Rose Baynton reviewed by Emese, Lily, Cole, Otis, and Amelie.

    From New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards on 15 Jun 2013

  • 2013 Junior fiction ( 18′ 16″ )

    ACB with Honora Lee by Kate de Goldi, illustrated by Gregory O'Brien, reviewed by Norma; Uncle Trev by Jack Lasenby, reviewed by Mackenzie; My Brother's War by David Hill, reviewed by Billy and Kevin; Red Rocks by Rachael King, reviewed by Emese and Simon; The Queen and the Nobody Boy (A Tale of Fontania) by Barbara Else, reviewed by Sofia and Christopher.

    From New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards on 16 Jun 2013

  • 2013 Non Fiction ( 15′ 22″ )

    100 Amazing Tales from Aotearoa by Simon Morton & Riria Hotere, reviewed by Sebastian; At the Beach: Explore & discover the New Zealand seashore by Ned Barraud & Gillian Candler, reviewed by Sam and Charlotte; Kiwi: the real story by Annemarie Florian & Heather Hunt, reviewed by Riley and Koi; Taketakerau, The Millennium Tree by Marnie Anstis, Patricia Howitt & Kelly Spencer, reviewed by Gus.

    From New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards on 22 Jun 2013

  • 2013 Young Adult ( 19′ 16″ )

    Reach by Hugh Brown reviewed by Briar; Earth Dragon, Fire Hare by Ken Catran, reviewed by Caleb; Into the River by Ted Dawe reviewed by Sera; The Nature of Ash by Mandy Hager reviewed by Reuben; Snakes and Ladders by Mary-Anne Scott, reviewed by Matthew.

    From New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards on 23 Jun 2013