Storylines: Children’s Literature Foundation of New Zealand Notable New Zealand Books

The list of Notable Books was established in 1999 to reflect the wide-ranging achievements of New Zealand authors and illustrators. It appears in February each year. The CLFNZ Notable Books list allows for the inclusion of picture books with offshore illustrators as well as anthologies.


Picture books

Junior fiction

Senior (young adult) fiction

Special mention: authors ineligible due to residing outside of New Zealand:


Previous years’ lists