Publishers brag about their fantastic short-listed books!

We have an amazing spread of Kiwi (and Aussie) publishersJunior Fiction finalist poster 348KB_display with books shortlisted in the 2014 New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. If you are keen to see what everybody is saying about their own books, please click on through.

Allen & Unwin and HarperCollins Publishers (NZ), as well as Walker Books Australia  have Young Adult Fiction finalist poster 270KB_displayalso got shortlisted finalists. There are two self-published titles, Watch Out, Snail! by Gay Hay and Margaret Tolland, published by Page Break Publishers and, Taka Ki Ro Wai by Keri Kaa and Martin Page, published by Martin and his wife Tania.

Please let us know on this post if you have seen any other bits of news from the publishers about their finalists. We catch most of it, but the more eyes the better.

We look forward to carrying on our coverage of the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults in the coming weeks. I hope you all love children’s books!

– Sarah Forster