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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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Stormy Weather
The story of a boy who
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Blessed Assurance
‘A gripping, character-led
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Ever Alice
Alice returns to Wonderland to
take out the Queen of Hearts.
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Gobbledy - a fun-filled story
2 brothers, 3 friends, and 1
little alien far from home.
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Sven and the Purse of Silver
An exciting Viking story
for 5 to 8 year-olds
Amazon


Mighty Mary
Incredible story of Mary,
the elephant hanged for murder
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DRAGON BROTHERS
Dragon-winged brothers right
the wrongs of their elders.
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Veilfall
A sword and sorcery
love story!
Amazon


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Paradoxical journey of losing
and finding freedom in an RV
Amazon


The Animals at the Zoo
A Fun & Educational Picture
Book for Kids Ages 2-5
Amazon


Grumpy & Lumpy Bears
A story in verse with
original antique photographs.
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Inconvenient Memories
An intimate account of a
modern Chinese social tragedy
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FACE, A MEMOIR
A harrowing and life-affirming
memoir. It will draw you in.
Amazon


Kissed: A Cat Miranda Mystery
Complex characters, perfect
for mystery lovers!
Amazon


As the Daisies Bloom
A loving exploration of
generosity, peace and hope
Amazon


Raindrops: How Meditation...
Searching for spiritual
stability and mental health.
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SEED BALLS
Simple and fun recipe
to make seed balls
Amazon


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


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TRIVIA BOOKS
Educational and Entertaining.
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An Only Child's Diary
For girls facing the
challenge of growing up
Amazon


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


THE AWAN LAKE SERIES
CANADIAN COZY MYSTERIES
set in Canada’s Lake Country
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Abandoned: A Sacred Mission
The International Space
Station holds a secret
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Captivity (Faction War #1)
"A superb work of
graphic dystopian fiction.”
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Dave Explores the Outdoors
Educational book, written in
a fun, rhyming style.
www.amazon.co.uk


The Tap-Dancing Pigeon
An inspiring adventure
for 3 to 8 year olds.
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UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
in the most unusual places
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Kissed: A Cat Miranda Mystery
Complex characters, perfect
for mystery lovers!
Amazon