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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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Adventures of Bentley Hippo
What happens when the
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FACE, A MEMOIR
A harrowing and life-affirming
memoir. It will draw you in.
Amazon


Passionate Travellers
Around the World on 21
Incredible Journeys in History
www.amazon.co.uk


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


Death in Paris
multiple award winning
quirky twisty humorous cozy
Amazon


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


Bad Bitches & Power Pitches
Use your inner bad-bitch
to achieve EVERYTHING!
www.amazon.com


Broken Twigs
A fantasy story brimming
with chaos and danger!
Amazon


CITRUS by Tabitha Kumwembe
Join Captain Alexis Creed on
her quest to conquer evil!
Amazon


Where Have We Come
Is love stronger than the
tragedy that haunts them?
Amazon


Abandoned: A Sacred Mission
The International Space
Station holds a secret
Amazon


ICE QUEEN
YA romance about the dangers
of sexting & cyberbullying.
www.amazon.com


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


EDEN - A YA Novel by C J Singh
Mystical, but eerily realistic
tale of a dystopian world
Amazon


A Night at The King’s Inn
Award winning tale of
intrigue, mystery, and horror.
Amazon


Crooked Fences: A Novel
An honest story of change
and overcoming prejudice.
www.amazon.com


MAYA LOOP - Middle Grade Novel
The brave girl from Baltimore
who saves the world!
Amazon


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


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


Code of Rainbow Series
An Epic teen fantasy series
that links MAGIC with SCIENCE
Amazon


BELIEVE
An exciting, fantasy adventure
for all the family!’
Amazon


Hettie The Talking Yeti
Action packed picture book
with hilarious twist ending
Amazon


Viking Voyager, Iceland Memoir
A lively memoir that captures
the heart and soul of Iceland
Amazon





Redefining Normal
Two Foster Kids Beat the Odds
Discovering Healing, Happiness
www.re-definingnormal.com


Billy the Brave
Multi-award winning comics
powered by healthy eating.
Amazon


FARSEEKER
Enlightened. Enslaved. Erased.
A Sci-Fi, Fantasy epic!
Amazon


FACE, A MEMOIR
A harrowing and life-affirming
memoir. It will draw you in.
Amazon