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Winners 2014

Below is a list of the 2014 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:

GG and Mamela by Belinda Brock
Gold

GG and Mamela
Author: Belinda Brock
Stonely's Pet Dinosaur by Naomi Burman-Shine
Silver

Stonely's Pet Dinosaur
Author: Naomi Burman-Shine
Curious Creatures by Kevin Price
Bronze

Curious Creatures
Author: Kevin Price

Ginger the Gangster Cat by Frank Kusy
Gold

Ginger the Gangster Cat
Author: Frank Kusy
Cell Wars by Amanda Miles
Silver

Cell Wars
Author: Amanda Miles

Shadow Jumper by J M Forster
Gold

Shadow Jumper
Author: J M Forster
Manchester United, Tales From History by Philippe Glogowski
Silver

Manchester United, Tales From History
Author: Philippe Glogowski
Christmas Nevermore by Marc Cadieux
Bronze

Christmas Nevermore
Author: Marc Cadieux
Esme Dooley by Jane Donovan + Rosie McTozy
Bronze

Esme Dooley
Author: Jane Donovan + Rosie McTozy

Cairn: A Dragon Memoir by Rebecca Ferrell Porter
Silver

Cairn: A Dragon Memoir
Author: Rebecca Ferrell Porter
Decay (Tesla Evolution Book 2) by Mark Lingane
Silver

Decay (Tesla Evolution Book 2)
Author: Mark Lingane
Joshua of Gaia: The Lost Elderzamia by M G Russell
Bronze

Joshua of Gaia: The Lost Elderzamia
Author: M G Russell
Running Through A Dark Place by Michael Bowler
Bronze

Running Through A Dark Place
Author: Michael Bowler
Xyz by Frank Lambert
Bronze

Xyz
Author: Frank Lambert

1066, What Fates Impose by G K Holloway
Gold

1066, What Fates Impose
Author: G K Holloway
Blazing Obsession by Dai Henley
Silver

Blazing Obsession
Author: Dai Henley
Shell House by Gayle Eileen Curtis
Silver

Shell House
Author: Gayle Eileen Curtis
A Just and Upright Man by R J Lynch
Bronze

A Just and Upright Man
Author: R J Lynch
Kybernos by M J A Watney
Bronze

Kybernos
Author: M J A Watney
To Catch a Butterfly by T.M. Payne
Bronze

To Catch a Butterfly
Author: T.M. Payne

Almost Invincible by Suzanne Burdon
Gold

Almost Invincible
Author: Suzanne Burdon
Grumpy old Menopause by Carol E Wyer
Silver

Grumpy old Menopause
Author: Carol E Wyer
The Hollywood Clown by Jason Lassen
Silver

The Hollywood Clown
Author: Jason Lassen
Churchill's Rebels by Meredith Whitford
Bronze

Churchill's Rebels
Author: Meredith Whitford
Incredible! Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution by Joanna Dobson
Bronze

Incredible! Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution
Author: Joanna Dobson
The Boy From Hell: Life with a Child with ADHD  by Alison M Thompson
Bronze

The Boy From Hell: Life with a Child with ADHD
Author: Alison M Thompson

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Life-affirming, Scottish,
WW2, Boys' adventure.
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PROSE, POETRY AND MEDITATION
'...warmth, passion, insight &
thought-provoking scenarios."
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Gobbledy - a fun-filled story
2 brothers, 3 friends, and 1
little alien far from home.
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Grumpy & Lumpy Bears
A story in verse with
original antique photographs.
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The Sands of Marrakech
Paranormal mystery set in
Morocco by M.A. Moore
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Where Have We Come
Is love stronger than the
tragedy that haunts them?
Amazon


A Bloody Hot Summer
Murders uncover shocking
secrets of aristocratic family
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The Tap-Dancing Pigeon
An inspiring adventure
for 3 to 8 year olds.
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Dave Explores the Outdoors
Educational book, written in
a fun, rhyming style.
www.amazon.co.uk


The Labyrinthine Journey
A mysterious message.
A mission from the gods.
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Cognition
Is human intelligence at its
peak, or just taking off?
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Good Night (Not Really)
Let's count backward, good
morning and lovely art!
Amazon


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


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


SOUTH KOREA
The Price of Efficiency
and Success,
Amazon


Requiem For A Genocide
War is hell,
even if you're a robot.
Amazon


To Bury the Cloud
A journey where physical and
emotional roads intertwine
Amazon


Music of Clara Martinelli
Our world in peril. Can
a piece of music save it?
Amazon


The Vulture Island, Book 1
Young boy faces an amazing
vulture and dangerous ventures
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Inconvenient Memories
An intimate account of a
modern Chinese social tragedy
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Bad Bitches & Power Pitches
Use your inner bad-bitch
to achieve EVERYTHING!
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The Edible Machine Gun
Sound of a nuclear explosion
or the clink of coffee cups?
Amazon


Logan the Lobster
Logan is different –
will anyone play with him?
Gloria Barnett


Raindrops: How Meditation...
Searching for spiritual
stability and mental health.
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The Rainbow Boat by H Ferreira
Inclusive fantasy-adventure
kids’ picture book.
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A Faulty Eviction
Eccentric tenants band
together to fight an eviction.
Amazon


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


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SUBMIT HORROR
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