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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
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The Assassin of Malcoze
An assassin’s plot will
change the kingdom forever
Amazon


The Wandering Investor
Personal adventures, business
outlooks and observations
Bookbaby


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


Kindness, Kale & Kettlebells
A journey to self-awareness
Amazon bestseller Bio Soc Act
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Raindrops: How Meditation...
Searching for spiritual
stability and mental health.
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Hero, a Hag, and Foggle-nogger
The Race for Croggerpooey
Humorous middle grade fantasy
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The Young Testament - preteen
A kids’-eye view
of the Jesus story!
www.amazon.com


Henry Disney's
truly unforgettable read
REGAINING LIFE’S WINDING TRAIL
www.austinmacauley.com


Cats of the Pyramids
Two autistic kids. Great
adventure. ALIEN CAT PEOPLE!
Amazon


THE MAGIC YOU DON'T SEE
Your chance to be the
vocalist in the book!
www.frontporchstorytelling.com


The Golden Man
Mayhem reigns supreme across
suburban and outback Australia
Amazon


A Bloody Hot Summer
Murders uncover shocking
secrets of aristocratic family
www.trevordsilva.com


Henry Disney's
truly unforgettable read
REGAINING LIFE’S WINDING TRAIL
www.austinmacauley.com


The Irish bog imp tales
Lock up your donkeys,
the bog imps are coming!
www.irishbogimptales.com


Inconvenient Memories
An intimate account of a
modern Chinese social tragedy
www.amazon.com


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


MURDER ON CAYE ISLE
'A cleverly plotted thriller,
lots of sexy romance' WSA
Amazon


Tupelo Honey
Gritty, superbly written. Full
of unforgettable characters.
www.amazon.com


I AM ME
Sensitive picture book 3-7,
profit spent on child refugees
www.suehamptonauthor.co.uk


THE BELIEF IN Angels
Two wounded souls find
courage, strength & resilience
www.books2read.com


Nik Coppin's Comedy World
Stand-up comedy stories
don't get much funnier!
Amazon


Unholy Retribution
Someone's decapitating
Muslims to frame a priest
www.georgerhopkins.com


WHERE ACORNS LANDED
For those who believe in
faeries, angels or ghosts
www.amazon.co.uk





Orc Road Trip
"Punching isn't the answer,"
said no orc ever.
www.amazon.com


The Illustrated Hen
'A FINALIST and highly
recommended.' TWSA
Amazon


CON ARTIST DATING
Win against con artists
and true love is yours.
www.amazon.com


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