Picture books: We ask the experts

Last updated 05:00 11/06/2014
DANIEL GALVIN/stuff.co.nz

Five Westmere school students review this years picture book finalists.

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They say everyone's a critic, but when it comes to judging the best picture books in the country, we have asked the true experts.  

The children from Westmere School in Auckland have given their verdict on the five nominated picture books in this year's New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults:

The five picture book finalists are:

Boats by Catherine Foreman

The Boring Book by Vasanti Unka

The Three Bears ... Sort Of by Yvonne Morrison and Donovan Bixley

Watch Out, Snail! by Gay Hay and Margaret Tolland

Toucan Can by Juliette MacIver and Sarah Davis

You can find the full list of nominated books in this year's New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults here.

The winners will be announced on Monday June 23.

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