Piano Rock: A 1950s Childhood (PB) (out of print)
Winner of PANZ Book Design Awards: Children's Book 2009. Shortlisted for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Elsie Locke Award 2009 and Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Non Fiction 2009 and New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Non-Fiction Award 2009.
Gavin Bishop is a highly acclaimed children's book author and illustrator. He won the Margaret Mahy Medal in 2008, as well as numerous fellowships and national book awards. His book Weaving Earth and Sky won the non-fiction section and the Book of the Year Award of the NZ Post Children's Book Awards 2003; Taming the Sun was shortlisted for the same awards in 2005, Riding the Waves in 2007; Rats! in 2008; Piano Rock in 2009; and Cowshed Christmas in 2010. He has won the LIANZA Russell Clark Medal for Illustration three times, most recently in 2008 for Rats! The Storylines Gavin Bishop Award for Picture Book Illustration was established in 2009.