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Winners 2017

Below is a list of the 2017 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:

Zak and Jen’s Astronomical Adventures, Tinsel Town by Natalie Page, Chris Rivers Nuttall
Gold

Zak and Jen’s Astronomical Adventures, Tinsel Town
Author: Natalie Page, Chris Rivers Nuttall
Crazy Crab by Mark C. Evans
Silver

Crazy Crab
Author: Mark C. Evans
Space Cop Zack, GARG's Secret Mission by Don M Winn
Silver

Space Cop Zack, GARG's Secret Mission
Author: Don M Winn
An Omelet for Evan by Sheri Wall
Bronze

An Omelet for Evan
Author: Sheri Wall
Eli's Magic Moment by Kevin Poplawski
Bronze

Eli's Magic Moment
Author: Kevin Poplawski
Goodnight Wishes! by Leea Baltes
Bronze

Goodnight Wishes!
Author: Leea Baltes

Ship Rats by Rhian Waller
Gold

Ship Rats
Author: Rhian Waller
Herakles: Book 5- Early Myths: Kids Books on Greek Myth by Dr. Simon Spence and Colm Lawton
Silver

Herakles: Book 5- Early Myths: Kids Books on Greek Myth
Author: Dr. Simon Spence and Colm Lawton
The Cowboy who was Scared of Horses by Michelle Path
Silver

The Cowboy who was Scared of Horses
Author: Michelle Path
Finnigan and the Lost Circus Wagon by Mary T. Wagner
Bronze

Finnigan and the Lost Circus Wagon
Author: Mary T. Wagner
Hollie and Figgs: Magical Adventures by Annette Sharman
Bronze

Hollie and Figgs: Magical Adventures
Author: Annette Sharman
The Railway Mice of Countesthorpe by Sharon E Laker
Bronze

The Railway Mice of Countesthorpe
Author: Sharon E Laker

Time Shifters: Into the Past by Kate Frost
Gold

Time Shifters: Into the Past
Author: Kate Frost
Hemlock Jones & The Angel of Death by Justin Carroll
Silver

Hemlock Jones & The Angel of Death
Author: Justin Carroll
Jodie and the Book of the Rose by Julie Hodgson
Silver

Jodie and the Book of the Rose
Author: Julie Hodgson
Breaking Magic by Alex C. Vick
Bronze

Breaking Magic
Author: Alex C. Vick
Pandora’s Lunch Box by Richard Clark
Bronze

Pandora’s Lunch Box
Author: Richard Clark
The Trouble with School!  by Stephanie Awbery
Bronze

The Trouble with School!
Author: Stephanie Awbery

Huntress, Life After by Julie Hall
Gold

Huntress, Life After
Author: Julie Hall
Playing by Heart by Carmela A. Martino
Silver

Playing by Heart
Author: Carmela A. Martino
The Oldest Soul: Animus by Tiffany FitzHenry
Silver

The Oldest Soul: Animus
Author: Tiffany FitzHenry
Apocalypse: Diary of a Survivor 2 by Matt J. Pike
Bronze

Apocalypse: Diary of a Survivor 2
Author: Matt J. Pike
Dreadmarrow Thief by Marjory Kaptanoglu
Bronze

Dreadmarrow Thief
Author: Marjory Kaptanoglu
Ignite by Tracy Lawson
Bronze

Ignite
Author: Tracy Lawson

Brought To Our Senses by Kathleen H. Wheeler
Gold

Brought To Our Senses
Author: Kathleen H. Wheeler
The One Apart: A Novel by Justine Avery
Gold

The One Apart: A Novel
Author: Justine Avery
Night Eyes by Claire Stibbe
Silver

Night Eyes
Author: Claire Stibbe
The After War by Brandon Zenner
Silver

The After War
Author: Brandon Zenner
Whirligig by Richard Buxton
Silver

Whirligig
Author: Richard Buxton
Alignment by Tracy Chollet
Bronze

Alignment
Author: Tracy Chollet
None of Us the Same by Jeffrey K. Walker
Bronze

None of Us the Same
Author: Jeffrey K. Walker
Whiskey Kills by Lolli Powell
Bronze

Whiskey Kills
Author: Lolli Powell

Tilting: A Memoir by Nicole Harkin
Gold

Tilting: A Memoir
Author: Nicole Harkin
The MECE Muse by Christie Lindor
Bronze

The MECE Muse
Author: Christie Lindor

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Azoria's Blade
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Epistolary
Mandy writes about her
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Aunty Jane Knits Up A Storm
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Gollogans of Carrickgollogan
An exciting woodland
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The Beast Keepers
A young vet discovers a
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Somewhere in Yorkshire
A humorous, award-winning,
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CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF ANSWERS
"Crazy family. Endless cold
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Ruby the Emotional Stingray
Handling emotions for kids.
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Discovery of Elizabeth Sawyer
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The Woodsman
A 5* serial killer thriller
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A Vampire's Tooth Fairy Chase
A vampire with flat teeth
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ARNI'S ADVENTURES
8 charming, silly, comic
stories to laugh at & enjoy.
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Ghoul of Sherwood
Robin Hood and his men solve
a grisly murder near a nunnery
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The Chambers of My Heart -
Venice, Paris and New York
by Albert Russo
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Thar She Blows
Brian got swallowed by
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Day & Night
A behind the scenes tour
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Soulful Holidays
A story celebrating the joys
of Christmas and Kwanzaa
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Monologues for Teens II
Clean, family-friendly new
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LADY REAPER
Disorderly ghosts. Dejected
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Pebbles and the Biggest Number
A butterfly’s quest to
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Perfect Middle Grade Series
Montana and her friends
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The Girl Who Looked Beyond...
13 yrs old. How can she have
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Marvelous Mood-Mending Meadow
Picture Book About Gratitude &
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THE DARKWOLF SAGA (YA)
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You're Gone
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The Putaway Monster
A delightful mystery to
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