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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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CHILDREN OF THE KNIGHT
King Arthur uses kids to
create a modern Camelot
www.amazon.com


SEED BALLS
Simple and fun recipe
to make seed balls
Amazon


TRUTH AND REVENGE
Secrecy and revenge...
and a shameful family secret
www.amazon.co.uk


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


Everything All At Once
Teenage life (with a playlist)
Listen while you read.
Amazon


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


Fraud at Snowfields
Join Will at the White
Christmas Organisation!
www.amazon.co.uk


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


How Much Big Is the Sky
A memoir of a mother's love
and unfathomable loss.
Amazon


The Babbling Brook
FREE D/LOAD - Delightful
Heartfelt, Intelligent
www.amazon.com


INVOKING NONNA
A teen witch battling to stay
safe. Coming-of-age fantasy.
www.amazon.com


Nutmeg Street: Egyptian Secret
Crime-fighting teens meet
ancient Egyptian intrigue!
Amazon


THE PINK DOOR
A sensitive caregiver's
roadmap for the last days
www.suziedaggett.com


The Battle of Trafalgar Square
Told from the pigeon
side of the conflict!
www.amazon.co.uk


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


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


BAD BITCHES AND POWER PITCHES
Use your inner bad-bitch
to achieve EVERYTHING!
Amazon


TAILS, Finalist 9-12 yrs
'A magical story that
children will love.'
www.amazon.com


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


BLINK
A driver narrowly avoids
hitting a strange man…
www.amazon.co.uk


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


MISFORTUNE ANNIE
An 1880s cowgirl tougher
than Calamity Jane!
www.amazon.co.uk


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


May’s Boys
Peace will take her boy
if their plan fails
Amazon


THE VATICAN GAMES
Decoding the future will
be her ultimate challenge!
www.thevaticangames.com





INVOKING NONNA
A teen witch battling to stay
safe. Coming-of-age fantasy.
www.amazon.com


Dragon's Future
Family, friends, dragons!
A fight for their future
www.amazon.co.uk


TRIVIA BOOKS
Educational and Entertaining.
In audio format! Bestseller!!!
www.raiseyourbrain.com


Common '?' Children Ask About
Puberty: Insights from a
health education expert
www.lorireichel.com/book/books