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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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