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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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Dancing Shapes
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COLONY
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WIND
Middle-grade fantasy with
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www.ellendeedavidson.com


Bad Bitches & Power Pitches
Use your inner bad-bitch
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The Irish bog imp tales
Lock up your donkeys,
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Signs in the Dark
1 deaf teen captive,1 innocent
suspect. Suspense & romance.
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Black ≠ Inferior
'passionate, inspiring...speak
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tolutoludo.com


The Wandering Investor
Personal adventures, business
outlooks and observations
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Eye of the Turtle
Thrilling adventure with
environmental theme (8+)
Gloria Barnett


Your Words Your World
Inspirational poetry book
with nature photographs.
www.louisebelangerauthor.com


The Mithras Conspiracy
Corpse of a Vatican scholar
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www.mjpolelle.com


BAD BITCHES AND POWER PITCHES
Use your inner bad-bitch
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Sentinals Awaken
Epic Fantasy, ancient
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Ever Alice
Alice returns to Wonderland to
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The Illustrated Hen
'A FINALIST and highly
recommended.' TWSA
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The Vulture Island, Book 1
Young boy faces an amazing
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www.etsy.com


The Edible Machine Gun
Sound of a nuclear explosion
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The Rainbow Boat by H Ferreira
Inclusive fantasy-adventure
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www.sandandglitter.com


Fascinating Family Facts
Educational and Entertaining.
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Abandoned: A Sacred Mission
The International Space
Station holds a secret
Amazon


The Keepers of Jo’Hanna
Finding courage in a society
overthrown by tyranny
Amazon





Emilie by Ingrid Ramsdale
Gripping historical adventure
brimming with emotion
Ingrid Ramsdale


Masters of the Broken Watches
A time, myth, and
science adventure thriller.
Amazon


Hamsly, Burdance, & Dogston...
A hamster, a bird, and a
dog compete. Who will win?
Amazon


The Opium Lord's Daughter
First Opium War told through
Chinese and English views
robertwangauthor.com