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Best New Zealand Children's Books Announced

The overall winner was The Illustrated History of the South Pacific by Marcia Stenson, which was named the book of the year, as well as the best non-fiction book.

The junior fiction category was won by Thor's Tale by Janice Marriott. Her book tells the story of a meeting between a boy on a Norwegian whaling station on the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, and the crew of the British exploration ship Endurance.

Kiss Kiss Yuck Yuck by Kyle Mewburn, won the award for best picture book and the children's choice award. It was illustrated by Ali Teo and John O'Reilly.

The best first book was The Three Fishing Brother Gruff, a re-working of the three billy goats gruff story, by Ben Galbraith.

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