Best Books for May

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2016 Ockham Book Awards

NZ-book-awards-trust_logo@2xCongratulations to the following winners of the 2016 Ockham Book Awards

coming-rainFICTION
THE ACORN FOUNDATION LITERARY AWARD
Coming Rain
Stephen Daisley
Text Publishing

 

 

Tangata WhenuaILLUSTRATED NON-FICTION
Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History
Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris
Bridget Williams Books

 

 

9781869797263GENERAL NON-FICTION
Māori Boy: A Memoir of Childhood
Witi Ihimaera
Vintage

 

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Best Books for February

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Best Books for November

Adults

 

Children

 

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Marsden Books — October 2015 Newsletter

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Morris Gleitzman visited Marsden Books

Morris Gleitzman visited the store in early October. If you didn’t make it to see him, we have signed copies here.

Below are some images from the event:

Maurice with some young readers

Maurice with some young readers

 

Morris with Anne and Anna

Morris with Anne and Anna

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2015 New Zealand Book Awards
for Children and Young Adults Finalists

The winners of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults are as follows:

Margaret Mahy Book of the Year
Young Adult Book Award

Singing Home the Whale
by Mandy Hager
Penguin Random House

Picture Book Award

Jim’s Letters
by Glyn Harper and Jenny Cooper
Random House

Junior Fiction Award

Monkey Boy
by Donovan Bixley
Scholastic New Zealand

Non-fiction Award

Mōtītī Blue and the Oil Spill
by Debbie McCauley
Mauao Publishing

Best First Book

Māori Art for Kids
by Julie Noanoa and Norm Heke
Craig Potton Publishing

Maori Language Award

Ngā Ki
by Sacha Cotter and Joshua Morgan
Translated by Kawata Teepa
Huia Publishers
(translation of span Keys, a finalist in the Picture Book category)

Children’s Choice Award Winners

Picture Book 

The Anzac Puppy
by Peter Millett & Trish Bowles
Scholastic NZ

Junior Fiction

The Island of Lost Horses
by Stacy Gregg
HarperCollins

Non-Fiction

The Letterbox Cat & other poems
by Paula Green & Myles Lawford
Scholastic NZ

Young Adult Fiction

Night Vision
by Ella West
Allen & Unwin

 

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Best books for July

 

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Marsden Books — June 2015 Newsletter

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