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Winners 2021

Below is a list of the 2021 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:








The Sigil Masters by Rick Duffy
Gold

The Sigil Masters
Author: Rick Duffy
Cover Designer: Damonza
Trouble at the Monster Zoo by Kristina Rowlands
Silver

Trouble at the Monster Zoo
Author: Kristina Rowlands
Cover Designer: Mia Lloyd
Taro by Blue Spruell
Bronze

Taro
Author: Blue Spruell
Cover Designer: Miya Outlaw
From Steam to Salt by McKenzie Austin
Gold

From Steam to Salt
Author: McKenzie Austin
Cover Designer: Biserka Design
How Icasia Bloom Touched Happiness by Jessica Bell
Silver

How Icasia Bloom Touched Happiness
Author: Jessica Bell
Cover Designer: Jessica Bell
Barefoot Alice by Jan Porter
Bronze

Barefoot Alice
Author: Jan Porter
Cover Designer: Rebecacovers

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Stormy Weather
The story of a boy who
joined the Marines
Amazon


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


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


Eye of the Turtle
Thrilling adventure with
environmental theme (8+)
Gloria Barnett


Tell Me You Love Me
Hollywood child stars
battle lies & corruption
Amazon


TARO: Legendary Hero of Japan
In the mists of Mount Fuji...
...no one can escape destiny.
Amazon


NILE CAT
A YA historical thriller
set in Egypt
Amazon


Captivity (Faction War #1)
"A superb work of
graphic dystopian fiction.”
books2read.com


THE BELLYBUTTON QUESTION
Do dinosaurs have
bellybuttons? For ages 2-5
www.damonartsnola.com


MURDER ON CAYE ISLE
'A cleverly plotted thriller,
lots of sexy romance' WSA
Amazon


The Graceful Ghost
Page-turning antics with
ghosts in a ballet school!
Amazon


Little Pink Kitty Christmas
Christmas wish comes true
for daughter…and dad!
Amazon


Jack and the Lean Stalk
A spooky midnight meeting!
Will Jack make friend or foe?
www.amazon.com


Limerick Comics
Lighthearted, original with
lots of exciting facts!
www.limerickcomics.com


THE GOA FILE
Thrilling historical novel set
in Argentina 1945 - 1982
www.goodreads.com


Running From Hippos
A memoir of trauma and
depression and recovery
Amazon


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


Penitentiary Tales: Love Story
Privileged young white man
sent to harrowing State Prison
www.amazon.com


Detour Man
Bodybuilders + terrorists =
an explosive mystery
www.books2read.com


Inconvenient Memories
An intimate account of a
modern Chinese social tragedy
www.amazon.com


Where Have We Come
Is love stronger than the
tragedy that haunts them?
Amazon


Captivity (Faction War #1)
"A superb work of
graphic dystopian fiction.”
books2read.com


Ripley of Valor
Engaging character, likable,
fascinating.' BookPipeline
www.thorensyndergaard.com


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


The Power of Positivity:
The ABC's of a Pandemic
5 Star Rating on Amazon!
Amazon





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


Blood and Water
Not every dragon
is born equal
www.amazon.co.uk


Dancing Shapes
Visual stunning & interactive
award-winning delight
Amazon


The Cat with the Crooked Tail
A Dance-It-Out Creative Story
for Young Movers
Amazon