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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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THE LOST VALOR OF LOVE
Escape to a world of kings,
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Djabali’s Journey
A kid’s storybook about
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The Staten Island Butcher
A priest & an alcoholic
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Trazer:Kids of Stolen Tomorrow
In a World of Despair,
HOPE
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DIAMONDS AT DUSK
A YA cowgirl adventure
from southwest New Mexico.
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Maya and the Turtle
A Korean Fairytale
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Slimmer by Wendy Jayne
'This time she's determined
to lasso his heart.'
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THE FOREVER KID
Loss, love and remembrance
that will move hearts
www.bigskypublishing.com.au


Anya and her Wings
'Enchanting! A FINALIST
and highly recommended' TheWSA
www.amazon.co.uk


MATILDA SEER
Where your name is,
there lies your power
www.amazon.com


Meet Nurse Sherlock
ICU nurse uses critical
thinking to solve crimes.
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MY COMMUNITY
Celebrate diversity -
Come meet our community!
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Lucky by RH Webster
Mystery and romance await
Lucky on a flight to Earth.
Amazon


THERE'S A BIZER IN MY BATHTUB
Interactions among nature's
bugs, flyers AND crawlers.
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The Staten Island Butcher
Priest tries to rescue
student from serial killer
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SECRETS AND SPIES
Life-affirming, Scottish,
WW2, Boys' adventure.
www.amazon.com


UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
in the most unusual places
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RANGER NADER
A boy & a magic axe fight a
demigod to save the world.
Amazon


Addicted To Hate
Parent abuse can take on
many different forms...
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Sometimes Lovin' is Hurtful
A love song on repressed
love. Straight-gay.
www.amazon.com


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


Kindness, Kale & Kettlebells
A journey to self-awareness
Amazon bestseller Bio Soc Act
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THE REINDEER CAPER
A missing reindeer, a
murdered elf and Santa in jail
www.amazon.co.uk





Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall
Bon voyage - take the journey,
explore those self-discoveries
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GRAY IS THE NEW BLACK
A Memoir of Self-Acceptance
Cracking the code to happiness
www.amazon.com


The Moon Pigeon
It's one small hop
for pigeonkind!
www.amazon.co.uk


THERE'S A BIZER IN MY BATHTUB
Interactions among nature's
bugs, flyers AND crawlers.
www.amazon.com