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Winners 2011

Below is a list of the 2011 WINNERS in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards. The children's books were read and judged by children in 8 UK primary and secondary schools, the adult books by 2 Reading Groups, 1 in London and 1 in Stockholm. The books were marked according to EDITING, THEME, STYLE, COVER and, in the case of many of the children's books, ILLUSTRATIONS.

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If you happen to be looking for a good read, the readers at The Wishing Shelf Awards thoroughly recommend the following:

A Monkey, A Mouse and a CPAP Machine by Marion Maz Mason & Steve B Mason
Gold

A Monkey, A Mouse and a CPAP Machine
Author: Marion Maz Mason & Steve B Mason
Chloe's Big Day Out by Rebecca Berg
Silver

Chloe's Big Day Out
Author: Rebecca Berg
Whizz! Bang! Wallop! by Judith Morrison
Bronze

Whizz! Bang! Wallop!
Author: Judith Morrison

The Strange Affair of the Ethiopian Treasure Chest by Brian John
Gold

The Strange Affair of the Ethiopian Treasure Chest
Author: Brian John
Illustrator: Boz Groden
A First Guide to Space Creatures by Faiz Kemani
Silver

A First Guide to Space Creatures
Author: Faiz Kemani
Illustrator:
The Ghostly Boy by Simon Pullman
Bronze

The Ghostly Boy
Author: Simon Pullman
Illustrator:

The Grimstone Galleries by Louise A Bruzon
Gold

The Grimstone Galleries
Author: Louise A Bruzon
Lost by Helen Smith
Silver

Lost
Author: Helen Smith
The Day I Stood Up to the School Bully by John K Wright
Bronze

The Day I Stood Up to the School Bully
Author: John K Wright

Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms by Mark Whiteway
Gold

Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms
Author: Mark Whiteway
Few Are Chosen by M T McGuire
Silver

Few Are Chosen
Author: M T McGuire
Red Bleeds the Jacaranda by R B Cheviot
Bronze

Red Bleeds the Jacaranda
Author: R B Cheviot

Unravelling by Lindsay Stanberry-Flynn
Gold

Unravelling
Author: Lindsay Stanberry-Flynn
Serene Maiden by James G Skinner
Bronze

Serene Maiden
Author: James G Skinner
Yes and PIgs Might Fly by Linda Louisa Dell
Bronze

Yes and PIgs Might Fly
Author: Linda Louisa Dell

Revolve by Sineás Kent
Silver

Revolve
Author: Sineás Kent

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Life in the Grand Pause
Child music prodigy is whisked
away into a new life.
www.amazon.com


Djabali’s Journey
A kid’s storybook about
courage and friendship.
www.bicadeideias.com


SEED BALLS
Simple and fun recipe
to make seed balls
Amazon


THE THIRSTY CROW...
Tales of WISDOM for toddlers,
Simple text, Vivid images!
www.amazon.com


Sagas and Sea Smoke
Uncover this murder mystery
from Canadian history
www.susannicol.com


TAILS, Finalist 9-12 yrs
'A magical story that
children will love.'
www.amazon.com


No Deadly Medicine
A gripping debut thriller
fast paced and unputdownable!
www.amazon.co.uk


SECRETS AND SPIES
Life-affirming, Scottish,
WW2, Boys' adventure.
www.amazon.com


How Much Big Is the Sky
A memoir of a mother's love
and unfathomable loss.
Amazon


Fraud at Snowfields
Join Will at the White
Christmas Organisation!
www.amazon.co.uk


Weapons of Remorse
Accidental shooting shatters
three American families
Amazon


Cosmic Playbook for Writers
Daily creative inspiration and
mindfulness tools for authors.
Amazon


HENRY (A Gold Medal Winner)
Incredible true story of WWII
w/orig photos & docs
www.amazon.com


MISFORTUNE ANNIE
An 1880s cowgirl tougher
than Calamity Jane!
www.amazon.co.uk


WATER DRAGON
Illustrating the powerful
bond of friendship. 6-12 yrs
www.amazon.co.uk


Jack and the Lean Stalk
A spooky midnight meeting!
Will Jack make friend or foe?
www.amazon.com


Slimmer by Wendy Jayne
'This time she's determined
to lasso his heart.'
www.amazon.com


TRIVIA BOOKS
Educational and Entertaining.
In audio format! Bestseller!!!
www.raiseyourbrain.com


THE VATICAN GAMES
Decoding the future will
be her ultimate challenge!
www.thevaticangames.com


Trazer:Kids of Stolen Tomorrow
In a World of Despair,
HOPE
www.amazon.com


The Labyrinthine Journey
A mysterious message.
A mission from the gods.
www.amazon.com


PERHAPS YOU WERE BORN FOR JUST
SUCH A TIME AS THIS: For every
teen and all who know a teen
www.carolynhayes.net


LOST IN THE QUAGMIRE
A Merlin mystery. 'Fascinating
and eminently readable novel'
www.encirclepub.com


Nutmeg Street: Egyptian Secret
Crime-fighting teens meet
ancient Egyptian intrigue!
Amazon


Yes and Pigs Might Fly
'Genuinely insightful'
FINALIST in the WSBA
www.amazon.co.uk





Twelve: A Date with Obsession
A gripping psychological
thriller from Alan Reynolds
www.amazon.co.uk


FIND OURSELVES IN VENICE,
FLORENCE, ROME and BARCELONA
A travel memoir of adventure
www.amazon.com


CALEDONIA
Historical Novel, Scotland,
Adventure, Romance, Mystery
www.amazon.com


Jack and the Lean Stalk
A spooky midnight meeting!
Will Jack make friend or foe?
www.amazon.com