Esther Glen Medal

Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned.

Established in 1945 in honour of Esther Glen, a New Zealand journalist, children’s book editor and author. Given for the most distinguished contribution to New Zealand literature for junior fiction.
Awarded by the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa.

2014

Dunger Brave Company Project Huia Felix and the Red Rats A Winter's Day in 1939

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

No Award given

1999

No Award given

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1992

1991

1990

1989

1988

1986

Cover: MotherstoneMotherstone Maurice Gee

1985

The changeover Margaret Mahy

1984

Elephant Rock Caroline Macdonald

1983

The haunting Margaret Mahy

1982

Cover: The Year of the YelvertonsThe year of the Yelvertons Katherine O’Brien

1981

No Award

1980

No Award

1979

Take the long path Joan de Hamel

1978

The lighthouse keeper’s lunch Ronda and David Armitage

1976-1977

No Awards

1975

Cover: My Cat Likes to Hide in BoxesMy cat likes to hide in boxes Eve Sutton and Lynley Dodd

1974

No Award

1973

The first Margaret Mahy story book Margaret Mahy

1971-1972

No Awards

1970

Cover: A Lion in the MeadowA lion in the meadow Margaret Mahy

1965-1969

No Awards

1964

Turi — the story of a little boy Leslie C. Powell

1960-1963

No Awards

1959

Falter Tom and the water boy Maurice Duggan

1951-1958

No Awards

1950

The adventures of Nimble, Rumble and Tumble Joan Smith

1948-1949

No Awards

1947

Myths and legends of Māoriland A.W. Reed

1946

No Award

1945

The book of Wiremu Stella Morice