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Winners 2011

Below is a list of the 2011 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:

A Monkey, A Mouse and a CPAP Machine by Marion Maz Mason & Steve B Mason
Gold

A Monkey, A Mouse and a CPAP Machine
Author: Marion Maz Mason & Steve B Mason
Chloe's Big Day Out by Rebecca Berg
Silver

Chloe's Big Day Out
Author: Rebecca Berg
Whizz! Bang! Wallop! by Judith Morrison
Bronze

Whizz! Bang! Wallop!
Author: Judith Morrison

The Strange Affair of the Ethiopian Treasure Chest by Brian John
Gold

The Strange Affair of the Ethiopian Treasure Chest
Author: Brian John
Illustrator: Boz Groden
A First Guide to Space Creatures by Faiz Kemani
Silver

A First Guide to Space Creatures
Author: Faiz Kemani
Illustrator:
The Ghostly Boy by Simon Pullman
Bronze

The Ghostly Boy
Author: Simon Pullman
Illustrator:

The Grimstone Galleries by Louise A Bruzon
Gold

The Grimstone Galleries
Author: Louise A Bruzon
Lost by Helen Smith
Silver

Lost
Author: Helen Smith
The Day I Stood Up to the School Bully by John K Wright
Bronze

The Day I Stood Up to the School Bully
Author: John K Wright

Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms by Mark Whiteway
Gold

Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms
Author: Mark Whiteway
Few Are Chosen by M T McGuire
Silver

Few Are Chosen
Author: M T McGuire
Red Bleeds the Jacaranda by R B Cheviot
Bronze

Red Bleeds the Jacaranda
Author: R B Cheviot

Unravelling by Lindsay Stanberry-Flynn
Gold

Unravelling
Author: Lindsay Stanberry-Flynn
Serene Maiden by James G Skinner
Bronze

Serene Maiden
Author: James G Skinner
Yes and PIgs Might Fly by Linda Louisa Dell
Bronze

Yes and PIgs Might Fly
Author: Linda Louisa Dell

Revolve by Sineás Kent
Silver

Revolve
Author: Sineás Kent

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Hamsly, Burdance, & Dogston...
A hamster, a bird, and a
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UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
in the most unusual places
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The Edible Machine Gun
Sound of a nuclear explosion
or the clink of coffee cups?
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MURDER ON CAYE ISLE
'A cleverly plotted thriller,
lots of sexy romance' WSA
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WATER DRAGON
Illustrating the powerful
bond of friendship. 6-12 yrs
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A Bloody Hot Summer
Murders uncover shocking
secrets of aristocratic family
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Passionate Travellers
Around the World on 21
Incredible Journeys in History
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Everything All At Once
Teenage life (with a playlist)
Listen while you read.
Amazon


A Faulty Eviction
Eccentric tenants band
together to fight an eviction.
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Anya and her Wings
'Enchanting! A FINALIST
and highly recommended' TheWSA
www.amazon.co.uk


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


IMAGINE THAT
WINNER/GOLD MEDAL
Children's Books Ages 6-8
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Ever Alice
Alice returns to Wonderland to
take out the Queen of Hearts.
Amazon


Introvert’s Career Guide
Landing a Job to Surviving,
Thriving and Moving on Up
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Stormy Weather
The story of a boy who
joined the Marines
Amazon


Maya and the Turtle
A Korean Fairytale
Check out the audiobook
www.amazon.co.uk


Just Say "$%#&! NO!"
A Book Dedicated to the
Well Intended Overextended!
Amazon


Music of Clara Martinelli
Our world in peril. Can
a piece of music save it?
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Practice Makes Better
Beautifully illustrated book
to foster growth mindset.
Amazon


UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
in the most unusual places
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Pull A Funny Face
Promoting inclusion however
'different' someone seems.
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THE FLOATING UMBRELLA
There could be more
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