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Winners 2013

Below is a list of the 2013 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:

Maisie's Mountain by Lorna Murphy
Silver

Maisie's Mountain
Author: Lorna Murphy
Sir Stan the Bogeyman by Stacie Morrell
Bronze

Sir Stan the Bogeyman
Author: Stacie Morrell

The Insect Hotel by David Stringer
Gold

The Insect Hotel
Author: David Stringer
An Evening With Grandpa by Diana Matlin
Silver

An Evening With Grandpa
Author: Diana Matlin
Jasper's Hollow by Janet Annan
Bronze

Jasper's Hollow
Author: Janet Annan

Escape from the Forbidden Planet Book One by Julie Anne Grasso
Gold

Escape from the Forbidden Planet Book One
Author: Julie Anne Grasso
Professor Kompressor Under Cover by Nils Andersson
Silver

Professor Kompressor Under Cover
Author: Nils Andersson
Sir Kaye Book 1 by Don M Winn
Silver

Sir Kaye Book 1
Author: Don M Winn
The Hackers of Oz by Tom Mula
Silver

The Hackers of Oz
Author: Tom Mula
Ally N. Invasion SPACE SPY by Steve Lill
Bronze

Ally N. Invasion SPACE SPY
Author: Steve Lill
Frank Zoo and the Wannabe by Sue Hampton
Bronze

Frank Zoo and the Wannabe
Author: Sue Hampton
The Assembly Room by Bryony Allen
Bronze

The Assembly Room
Author: Bryony Allen

Children of the Knight by Michael J Bowler
Gold

Children of the Knight
Author: Michael J Bowler
Arteess Conflict by James Starling
Silver

Arteess Conflict
Author: James Starling
The Skipper's Child by Valerie Poore
Silver

The Skipper's Child
Author: Valerie Poore
Napoleon Xylophone by Frank Lambert
Bronze

Napoleon Xylophone
Author: Frank Lambert
The Ultimate Inferior Beings by Mark Roman
Bronze

The Ultimate Inferior Beings
Author: Mark Roman

Bookworm by Christopher Nuttall
Gold

Bookworm
Author: Christopher Nuttall
Fire and Water by Betsy Graziani Fasbinder
Silver

Fire and Water
Author: Betsy Graziani Fasbinder
The Goa File Argentina 1945-1983 by James Skinner
Silver

The Goa File Argentina 1945-1983
Author: James Skinner
A Little Book of Pleasures by William Wood
Bronze

A Little Book of Pleasures
Author: William Wood
Flying With Kites by Alan Reynolds
Bronze

Flying With Kites
Author: Alan Reynolds
The Hole Opportunity by J. Minter
Bronze

The Hole Opportunity
Author: J. Minter

Spinach Soup For the Walls by Lynne Harkes
Gold

Spinach Soup For the Walls
Author: Lynne Harkes
The Church of Tango: A Memoir by Cherie Magnus
Gold

The Church of Tango: A Memoir
Author: Cherie Magnus
The Perfect Pair The Enchanted Mirror by David C Holroyd & Tracy J Holroyd
Bronze

The Perfect Pair The Enchanted Mirror
Author: David C Holroyd & Tracy J Holroyd

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Abandoned: A Sacred Mission
The International Space
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Raindrops: How Meditation...
Searching for spiritual
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Early Myths
Greek myths
for young kids
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Blue Falcon Publishing
Children’s publishing
outside the box.
www.bluefalconpublishing.co.uk


BLINK
A driver narrowly avoids
hitting a strange man…
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The Sands of Marrakech
Paranormal mystery set in
Morocco by M.A. Moore
Amazon


The Melody of Three
1815. And the fate of worlds
is in Rein's hands.
www.amazon.com


Cats of the Pyramids
Two autistic kids. Great
adventure. ALIEN CAT PEOPLE!
Amazon


UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
in the most unusual places
www.amazon.com


Unholy Retribution
Someone's decapitating
Muslims to frame a priest
www.georgerhopkins.com


ALL FISH FACES
Photos & fun facts about
tropical reef fish
www.amazon.co.uk


Dave Explores the Outdoors
Educational book, written in
a fun, rhyming style.
www.amazon.co.uk


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


Red Falcon Publishing
Affordable, quality
self-publishing.
www.redfalconpublishing.co.uk


Were You Born for Such a Time?
A "must read" for every teen
and all who know a teen!
www.carolynhayes.net


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


Sagas and Sea Smoke
Uncover this murder mystery
from Canadian history
www.susannicol.com


Letters from the Dead
Killer seeks revenge
for his daughter's suicide
www.georgerhopkins.com


No Deadly Medicine
A gripping debut thriller
fast paced and unputdownable!
www.amazon.co.uk


THE AWAN LAKE SERIES
CANADIAN COZY MYSTERIES
set in Canada’s Lake Country
www.peterkingsmill.ca


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


Raindrops: How Meditation...
Searching for spiritual
stability and mental health.
Facebook


The Irish bog imp tales
Lock up your donkeys,
the bog imps are coming!
www.irishbogimptales.com


The Golden Man
Mayhem reigns supreme across
suburban and outback Australia
Amazon


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





THE ILLUSTRATED HEN
'Imaginative, often surreal...
written with flamboyance.' WSA
www.amazon.com


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


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


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