WINNERS OF THE 2012 WISHING SHELF AWARDS


CATEGORY 1 Pre-School Picture Books
GOLD The Red Boat, Hannah Cumming
SILVER Learn to Read: Super Sam and the Hunt for Treasure (Treasurek), Anne Dannerolle
BRONZE Rabbityness, Joe Empson

CATEGORY 2 6 – 8 Year Olds
GOLD Christmas Steps. New Rhymes for the Season, Mary Ann O'Leary
SILVER Where's My Bloomers? Jo Bright
BRONZE There's A Monster Under My Bed! Sammy Sutterton

CATEGORY 3 9 – 12 Year Olds
GOLD Chosen, Neil Harrison
SILVER Ante's Inferno, Griselda Heppel
BRONZE James Clyde and the Diamonds of Orchestra, Colm McElwain

CATEGORY 4 Teenagers
GOLD Sun Fish, Moon Fish, Morag Lewis
SILVER Neil's War, Neil W. Murphy
BRONZE FireSeed One, Catherine Stine

CATEGORY 5 Adults (Fiction)
GOLD Black Bird, White Bird, Peter Gauld
SILVER Dangerous Waters, Anne Allen
BRONZE (joint) The Flowers of Evil. An Entertainment, Simon Acland
BRONZE (joint) Black Eagle Force: Eye of the Storm, Buck Steinke and Ken Farmer

CATEGORY 6 Adult (Non-Fiction)
GOLD India. Through Alien Eyes, Mohan and Narottam Mishra
SILVER An Ordinary Spectator: 50 Years of Watching Sport, John Rigg
BRONZE (joint) The Sky's the Limit, Susie Bennett
BRONZE (joint) Passing Through the Woods, David Gwilym Anthony

Honourable Mention
A Life in Death - Memoirs of a Cotswold Funeral Director, James Baker
Problem Box, Catherine Brighton
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THE DRAGONS’ CHOSEN
A Doomed Princess, A Berkeley
Feminist and Dragons
WHAT COULD GO WRONG?


Fairy Dust, Bedtime Tale #1.
A Finalist (6-8 yrs)
and Highly Recommended.
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Shattered Lies
“Poignant tale of bigotry,
deceit, and betrayal.”
www.sjfranciswriter.com


Horrifically Half-Baked Ham
A TRILOGY Zombies and vampires
and witches, oh my!
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Moving Beyond Unspoken Grief
Winner Eric Hoffer Award
"A candid and poignant memoir"
www.drsarahlnyy.com.au


Idi & The Oracle’s Quest
Magic and adventure
in this YA fantasy.
www.amazon.co.uk


Uncle Matty Matt’s Bistro
Uncle Matty and the Piggies
cook up a delicious surprise.
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REGAINING LIFE’S WINDING TRAIL
By Dr Henry Disney. An unusual
life of a scientist and a poet
www.austinmacauley.com


Secrets of the Home Wood
THE SACRIFICE, Julie Whitley
5-Star Award Winning Fantasy
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