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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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Give Them Unquiet Dreams
Can he free his mother from
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The Edible Machine Gun
Sound of a nuclear explosion
or the clink of coffee cups?
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WHERE ACORNS LANDED
For those who believe in
faeries, angels or ghosts
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Kissed: A Cat Miranda Mystery
Complex characters, perfect
for mystery lovers!
Amazon


I AM ME
Sensitive picture book 3-7,
profit spent on child refugees
www.suehamptonauthor.co.uk


CHILDREN OF THE KNIGHT
King Arthur uses kids to
create a modern Camelot
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Prof. Children’s Book Editing
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The Moon Pigeon
It's one small hop
for pigeonkind!
www.amazon.co.uk


THE PAX PRINCIPLES
An awesome story for teens...
life in a very different world
Amazon


Introvert’s Career Guide
Landing a Job to Surviving,
Thriving and Moving on Up
www.janefinkle.com


JUST FINISH!
“Inspirational, motivational
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Famously Dead
Gambling-themed action
thriller with a twist
www.amazon.co.uk


The Assassin of Malcoze
An assassin’s plot will
change the kingdom forever
Amazon


The Opium Lord's Daughter
First Opium War told through
Chinese and English views
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Pull A Funny Face
Promoting inclusion however
'different' someone seems.
www.amazon.co.uk


Blessed Assurance
‘A gripping, character-led
story…highly recommended.’
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Life in the Grand Pause
Child music prodigy is whisked
away into a new life.
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The Frog Who Was Blue
A charity book that is
helping children in Africa.
www.childrensfunnybooks.co.uk


Horrifically Half-Baked Ham
Hilarious Zombies and Vampires
and Witches—Oh My!
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SEED BALLS
Simple and fun recipe
to make seed balls
Amazon


BATTLE GROUND
Award-winning UK-based
dystopia. Time to be brave…
Amazon


THE BELIEF IN Angels
Two wounded souls find
courage, strength & resilience
www.books2read.com


Blue Falcon Publishing
Children’s publishing
outside the box.
www.bluefalconpublishing.co.uk


Cosmic Playbook for Writers
Boost Your Creativity,
Resilience & Passion
Amazon





Cycles of Norse Mythology
The passion, cruelty, and
heroism of an ancient world.
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Endless Incarnation Sorrows
A Spiritual Odyssey of
Mortal Imprints on Earth
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Trazer:Kids of Stolen Tomorrow
In a World of Despair,
HOPE
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