What’s Your Number 1? Join the search for the nation’s most loved kids’ books!

A great book can produce a spark of imagination in young children which results in a lifelong love of reading. From the traditional classics passed down from generation to generation to quirky modern greats, Whitcoulls is on the search to find New Zealand’s most beloved kids’ books.

Celebrating its 22nd year of searching for the Kids’ Top 50 - now is the time to get your favourites in contention for the coveted list for 2020.

We love to get contributions from kids of all ages; plus parents and grandparents, teachers and lifelong readers which help shape the list each year, reflecting not only the books which our children are engaging with today, but celebrating timeless books which have captivated so many of us over the years.

So vote now to ensure your favourite kids’ book appears on the list for 2020, plus be in with a chance to win 1 of 10 $100 Whitcoulls Gift Cards to spend on those books you haven’t read yet!
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How to vote:
Simply enter up to three of your favourite kids’ books of all time and fill out your details then click “Submit”. Plus you will be in the prize draw to win 1 of 10 $100 Whitcoulls Gift Cards.*
*Voting ends Sunday 26th July 2020. For terms & conditions click here.

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*One submission per person. Voting ends Sunday 26th July 2020. For terms & conditions click here


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