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Winners 2012

Below is a list of the 2012 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:

The Red Boat by Hannah Cumming
Gold

The Red Boat
Author: Hannah Cumming
Rabbityness by Jo Empson
Bronze

Rabbityness
Author: Jo Empson

Christmas Steps. New Rhymes for the Season by Mary Ann O'Leary
Gold

Christmas Steps. New Rhymes for the Season
Author: Mary Ann O'Leary
Where's My Bloomers? by Jo Bright
Silver

Where's My Bloomers?
Author: Jo Bright
There's A Monster Under My Bed!  by Sammy Sutterton
Bronze

There's A Monster Under My Bed!
Author: Sammy Sutterton

Ante's Inferno by Griselda Heppel
Gold

Ante's Inferno
Author: Griselda Heppel
Chosen by Neil Harrison
Silver

Chosen
Author: Neil Harrison
James Clyde and the Diamonds of Orchestra by Colm McElwain
Bronze

James Clyde and the Diamonds of Orchestra
Author: Colm McElwain

Sun Fish, Moon Fish by Morag Lewis
Gold

Sun Fish, Moon Fish
Author: Morag Lewis
Neil's War by Neil W. Murphy
Silver

Neil's War
Author: Neil W. Murphy
FireSeed One by Catherine Stine
Bronze

FireSeed One
Author: Catherine Stine

Black Bird, White Bird by Peter Gauld
Gold

Black Bird, White Bird
Author: Peter Gauld
Dangerous Waters by  Anne Allen
Silver

Dangerous Waters
Author: Anne Allen
Black Eagle Force: Eye of the Storm,  by Buck Steinke & Ken Farmer
Bronze

Black Eagle Force: Eye of the Storm,
Author: Buck Steinke & Ken Farmer
The Flowers of Evil. An Entertainment by Simon Acland
Bronze

The Flowers of Evil. An Entertainment
Author: Simon Acland

India. Through Alien Eyes,  by Mohan & Narottam Mishra
Gold

India. Through Alien Eyes,
Author: Mohan & Narottam Mishra
Passing Through the Woods by David Gwilym Anthony
Bronze

Passing Through the Woods
Author: David Gwilym Anthony
The Sky's the Limit by Susie Bennett
Bronze

The Sky's the Limit
Author: Susie Bennett

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Slimmer by Wendy Jayne
'This time she's determined
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Sagas and Sea Smoke
Uncover this murder mystery
from Canadian history
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Nibbler and Captain Make Peace
Advantageous for early
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www.amazon.co.uk


Kindness, Kale & Kettlebells
A journey to self-awareness
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Hero, a Hag, and Foggle-nogger
The Race for Croggerpooey
Humorous middle grade fantasy
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Were You Born for Such a Time?
A "must read" for every teen
and all who know a teen!
www.carolynhayes.net


DIAMONDS AT DAWN
A thrilling sequel full of
mystery and romance.
progressiverisingphoenix.com


THE LOVE THAT DARE NOT SPEAK
ITS NAME - exhaustive approach
to queer issues is commendable
www.amazon.com


MY COMMUNITY
Celebrate diversity -
Come meet our community!
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Famously Dead
Gambling-themed action
thriller with a twist
www.amazon.co.uk


Making a Mystery:Annie Tillery
Author/Educator, Linda Frank,
the story behind the story
www.amazon.com


Where I Belong
When the past is forgotten,
the future can change
www.amazon.co.uk


The Conquistador's Horse
One boy, one horse,
one destiny.
www.troubador.co.uk/


THE LEARNING PROJECT
Become fully human.
Welcome your rites of passage.
www.mindstrengthbalance.com


Memories of a Lost Thesaurus
Words: Power games, blame
games - predator or prey?
www.amazon.co.uk


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


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


Dragonfly Surprise
Heroine with Special Needs.
Inspiring Magical Treasure!
www.DragonflySurprise.com


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


Endless Incarnation Sorrows
A Spiritual Odyssey of
Mortal Imprints on Earth
www.amazon.com


REGAINING LIFE’S WINDING TRAIL
The unusual life of
a scientist and poet
www.austinmacauley.com


WONDERFUL HAIR
Bumpa and the Piggies dancing
their way into your hearts.
www.amazon.com


MATILDA SEER
Where your name is,
there lies your power
www.amazon.com





International Crime Series
One girl one object -
take on the criminal cartels
www.keithhoare.com


Curses of Scale
A curse. A fairy. A dragon.
And a girl's journey.
www.amazon.co.uk


TWS loved Cooperative Lives
Written with a gold-tipped pen
A literary work of art.
www.twoskates.com


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