NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

The winners of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults are announced each year at a ceremony held at the National Library.

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

2023 Award Winners