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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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Blue Falcon Publishing
Children’s publishing
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Penitentiary Tales: Love Story
Privileged young white man
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Dragon's Future
Family, friends, dragons!
A fight for their future
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The unusual life of
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Supernatural powers, ghosts,
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A love song on repressed
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THE PINK DOOR
A sensitive caregiver's
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Endless Incarnation Sorrows
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LOVE EVERLASTING
Love, friendship, three
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The Number Story 1 & 2
Finally, an award-winning way
to learn numbers. It works!
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Killer in the Retroscape
A superbly-constructed future
world – WSA Review
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F’lorna of Rodesh
Life's more than simply song &
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The Phantom of Faerie Mountain
An enchanting tale of
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THE LEARNING PROJECT
Become fully human.
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UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
in the most unusual places
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Henry Disney's
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The Conquistador's Horse
One boy, one horse,
one destiny.
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