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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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A Night at The King’s Inn
Award winning tale of
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Gobbledy - a fun-filled story
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To Bury the Cloud
A journey where physical and
emotional roads intertwine
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THE CHOCOLATE CLOUDS
A magical journey through
a world of chocolate & sweets.
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Bad Bitches & Power Pitches
Use your inner bad-bitch
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Kate the Kitty Goes Potty
Fun potty training: a rhyming
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Ford the Tooting Truck Truck
Empowering book about
changing your perspective.
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The Assassin of Malcoze
An assassin’s plot will
change the kingdom forever
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Crooked Fences: A Novel
An honest story of change
and overcoming prejudice.
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MAYA LOOP - Middle Grade Novel
The brave girl from Baltimore
who saves the world!
Amazon


Fate By Design, M J Walsh
Historical fiction climaxing
with a dramatic twist
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Fraud at Snowfields
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Thriving After Sexual Abuse
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Let Me Tell You Something
Human relationships
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PETRIFIED PETE
Read along as Pete makes
an important discovery.
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The Cat with the Crooked Tail
A Dance-It-Out Creative Story
for Young Movers
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GRAY IS THE NEW BLACK
A Memoir of Self-Acceptance
Cracking the code to happiness
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Pet Food Ind. is Not Telling
Develop Good Practices
For a Healthier Dog
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THE VATICAN GAMES
Decoding the future will
be her ultimate challenge!
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I Wish You Happiness
"Highly recommended"
- Billy Bob Buttons (5 Stars)
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Fascinating Family Facts
Educational and Entertaining.
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The Stalking Seagulls
Battle between boy & bird with
an outcome neither anticipates
MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing


Monologues for Kids & Tweens 2
"Clean, gender-neutral, family
-friendly scripts for youth."
Amazon