Exclusive Books IBBY SA Award

Tracing back to 2007, this prize is awarded every two years to the writer and illustrator of the best children’s picture book or illustrated book for young people.

List of Winners


The Herd Boy, story and pictures by Niki Daly (Jacana)


In die Immer-Nimmer Bos / In the Never-Ever Wood, by Linda Rode, pictures by Fiona Moodie (Human & Rousseau)


Siyolo's Jersey, by Mari Grobler, pictures by Elizabeth Pulles (Tafelberg)


Fynbosfeetjies / Fynbos Fairies, by Antje Krog, pictures by Fiona Moodie (Umuzi)

Zanzibar Road, story and pictures by Niki Daly (Giraffe Books)

Utshepo Mde / Tall Enough, by Mhlobo Jadezweni, pictures by Hannah Morris (Electric Book Works)

Ouma Ruby's Secret, by Chris van Wyk (Giraffe Books)

Die "Cool" Nguni / The Cool Nguni, by Maryann Bester, pictures by Shayle Bester (Jacana)