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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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Addicted To Hate
Parent abuse can take on
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THE GOA FILE
Thrilling historical novel set
in Argentina 1945 - 1982
www.goodreads.com


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


Ekleipsis
Ordinary people battling
perverse needs and desires
books2read.com


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


Let Me Tell You Something
Human relationships
hilariously explored
Amazon


The White Hand
A Story of Forbidden Love,
Betrayal, and Murder.
www.amazon.com


Blood and Water
Not every dragon
is born equal
www.amazon.co.uk


The Demonic Virtue
The tale of all tales.
The journey of Atopher.
Amazon


The Shadow of the Tudor Rose
Time-travel adventure with
3 children and a talking cat
Amazon


Practice Makes Better
Beautifully illustrated book
to foster growth mindset.
Amazon


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


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


From Under the Sun
A time travel adventure
with multi-age appeal!
Amazon


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


THE RAMBEE BOO SERIES
Collect all the Rambee Boo
adventures! For 2 - 7 yr olds.
www.wamanbooks.com


THE BELLYBUTTON QUESTION
Do dinosaurs have
bellybuttons? For ages 2-5
www.damonartsnola.com


Pull A Funny Face
Promoting inclusion however
'different' someone seems.
www.amazon.co.uk


Home Alone Harry
Children picture book showing
how to care for a family dog
Thunkies


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


PAPA & PAWS
Cute doggie illustrations
& heartwarming stories
www.papaandpaws.com


Fascinating Family Facts
Educational and Entertaining.
Audiobook + Kindle + Paperback
www.amazon.com


The Phantom of Faerie Mountain
An enchanting tale of
myth, magic, & friendship.
Amazon


METAL BONES
Star Wars meets Boondocks
Saints in Metal Bones.
www.amazon.com


Give Them Unquiet Dreams
Can he free his mother from
a psychiatric institute?
www.amazon.com





SEED BALLS
Simple and fun recipe
to make seed balls
Amazon


The Young Testament - preteen
A kids’-eye view
of the Jesus story!
www.amazon.com


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


REMARKABLE WOMEN IN VERSE
Rosa Parks, Helen Keller and
F Nightingale in rhyming verse
Amazon