Esther Glen Award

The Children's Literature Web Guide

Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa.

Established 1945 in honour of Esther Glen, a New Zealand journalist, children's book editor and author. Given for a the most distinguished contribution to New Zealand literature for children and young adults.


*1998 - David Hill. Fat, four-eyed and useless (Scholastic)

*1997 - Kate De Goldi. Sanctuary (Penguin)

*1996 - Janice Marriott. Crossroads (Reed)

*1995 - Maurice Gee. The Fat Man

*1994 - Paula Boock. Sasscat to Win

*1993 - Margaret Mahy. Underrunners

*1992 - Tessa Duder. Alessandra: Alex in Rome

*1991 - William Taylor. Agnes the Sheep

*1990 - Tessa Duder. Alex in Winter

*1989 - Jack Lasenby. The Mangrove Summer

*1988 - Tessa Duder. Alex

*1986 - Maurice Gee. Motherstone

*1985 - Margaret Mahy. The Changeover

*1984 - Caroline Macdonald. Elephant Rock

*1983 - Anne de Roo. Jacky Nobody

*1982 - Margaret Mahy. The Haunting

*1981 - Katherine O'Brien. The Year of the Yelvertons

*1980 - No Award

*1979 - Joan de Hamel. Take the Long Path

*1978 - Ronda Armitage. The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch

*1976-1977 - No Awards

*1975 - Eve Sutton and Lynley Dodd. My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes

*1974 - No Award

*1973 - Margaret Mahy. The First Margaret Mahy Story Book

*1971-1972 - No Awards

*1970 - Margaret Mahy. A Lion in the Meadow

*1965-1969 - No Awards

*1964 - Leslie C. Powell. The Story of a Little Boy

*1960-1963 - No Awards

*1959 - Maurice Duggan. Falter Tom and the Water Boy

*1951-1958 - No Awards

*1950 - Joan Smith. The Adventures of Nimble, Rumble and Tumble

*1948-1949 - No Awards

*1947 - A.W. Reed. Myths and Legends of Maoriland

*1946 - No Award

*1945 - Stella Morice. The Book of Wiremu


Wednesday, October 14, 1998
New Zealand Book Awards from:
The Children's Literature Web Guide
http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/

Compiled with information from Bill Nagelkerke
Copyright © 1994-1998 David K. Brown
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