The New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults shortlist has been announced and here are some of the best in children's and young adult books from Aotearoa this year!

The six NZCYA Book Awards categories are: Picture Book, Junior Fiction (Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award), Young Adult Fiction, Non-Fiction (Elsie Locke Award), Illustration (Russell Clark Award), and Te Reo Māori (Wright Family Foundation Te Kura Pounamu Award).

The winners were announced in August. 

NZCYA Book Awards display at Vic Books Kelburn