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Winners 2015

Below is a list of the 2015 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:

Feeding Time at the Zoo by Kevin Price
Silver

Feeding Time at the Zoo
Author: Kevin Price
How It Happened in Hotterly Hollow by Tracey L Coutts
Silver

How It Happened in Hotterly Hollow
Author: Tracey L Coutts
Do You Dream of Dinosaurs by Sally Alce
Bronze

Do You Dream of Dinosaurs
Author: Sally Alce
My Mummy is an Engineer by Kerrine Bryan, Jason Bryan
Bronze

My Mummy is an Engineer
Author: Kerrine Bryan, Jason Bryan

Do Not Feed the Troll! by Ryan Cartwright
Gold

Do Not Feed the Troll!
Author: Ryan Cartwright
A Knock at the Door by Helen Yeomans
Silver

A Knock at the Door
Author: Helen Yeomans
The Mouse Who Howled at the Moon by Sarah Hindmarsh
Silver

The Mouse Who Howled at the Moon
Author: Sarah Hindmarsh
Horace Burp by Chris Tennent
Bronze

Horace Burp
Author: Chris Tennent
Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon by Terry John Barto
Bronze

Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon
Author: Terry John Barto
The Forever Tree by Hilary Hawkes
Bronze

The Forever Tree
Author: Hilary Hawkes

Hieroglyph by Wendy Scott
Gold

Hieroglyph
Author: Wendy Scott
Bees in my Bananas by Neal Zetter
Silver

Bees in my Bananas
Author: Neal Zetter
The Sound Catcher by Graham Garrity
Silver

The Sound Catcher
Author: Graham Garrity
The Amazing Brain of O C Longbotham by Barbara Spencer
Bronze

The Amazing Brain of O C Longbotham
Author: Barbara Spencer
The Extraordinary Book of Doors by Anne Nydam
Bronze

The Extraordinary Book of Doors
Author: Anne Nydam

Community 17 by James Cardona
Gold

Community 17
Author: James Cardona
H.A.L.F. The Deep Beneath by Natalie Wright
Silver

H.A.L.F. The Deep Beneath
Author: Natalie Wright
Apocalypse: Diary of a Survivor by Matt Pike
Bronze

Apocalypse: Diary of a Survivor
Author: Matt Pike
Escape from B-Movie Hell by M T McGuire
Bronze

Escape from B-Movie Hell
Author: M T McGuire

The Piltdown Picasso by Robin Richards
Gold

The Piltdown Picasso
Author: Robin Richards
The Porter's Wife by Lisa Brown
Silver

The Porter's Wife
Author: Lisa Brown
Anonymous by Christine Benedict
Bronze

Anonymous
Author: Christine Benedict
The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman by Robin Gregory
Bronze

The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman
Author: Robin Gregory

Woody Allen, Reel to Real by Alex Sheremet
Silver

Woody Allen, Reel to Real
Author: Alex Sheremet

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Tell Me You Love Me
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CITRUS by Tabitha Kumwembe
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As the Daisies Bloom
A loving exploration of
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Adventures of Bentley Hippo
What happens when the
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WATER DRAGON
Illustrating the powerful
bond of friendship. 6-12 yrs
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FIRST MAGYC
A Prophecy & a choice will tip
the Balance, for light or dark
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Maya and the Turtle
A Korean Fairytale
Check out the audiobook
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The Graceful Ghost
Page-turning antics with
ghosts in a ballet school!
Amazon


SUBMIT HORROR
14 tales - new and renewed -
of imminent terror!
www.amazon.co.uk


RANGER NADER
A boy & a magic axe fight a
demigod to save the world.
Amazon


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


Thriving After Sexual Abuse
Well-written and sensitive
guidebook for a wide audience
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The Mithras Conspiracy
Corpse of a Vatican scholar
floating in the Tiber!
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Karen Nicksich
angel reader, children's
author, dog trainer
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I Wish You Happiness
"Highly recommended"
- Billy Bob Buttons (5 Stars)
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Viking Voyager, Iceland Memoir
A lively memoir that captures
the heart and soul of Iceland
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TRIVIA BOOKS
Educational and Entertaining.
In audio format! Bestseller!!!
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TARO: Legendary Hero of Japan
In the mists of Mount Fuji...
...no one can escape destiny.
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PAPA & PAWS
Cute doggie illustrations
& heartwarming stories
www.papaandpaws.com


Cognition
Is human intelligence at its
peak, or just taking off?
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Early Myths
Greek myths
for young kids
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On Traigh Lar Beach
13 items on a beach; 13
stories of how they got there
Amazon


The Edible Machine Gun
Sound of a nuclear explosion
or the clink of coffee cups?
Amazon


Cats of the Pyramids
Two autistic kids. Great
adventure. ALIEN CAT PEOPLE!
Amazon


AWAKE; ARISE, OR BE FOREVER
FALLEN: Touching memoir of
a young anorexic male.
www.amazon.com