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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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Nik Coppin's Comedy World
Stand-up comedy stories
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Jack and the Lean Stalk
A spooky midnight meeting!
Will Jack make friend or foe?
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The Graceful Ghost
Page-turning antics with
ghosts in a ballet school!
Amazon


WHERE ACORNS LANDED
For those who believe in
faeries, angels or ghosts
www.amazon.co.uk


THE MAGIC YOU DON'T SEE
Your chance to be the
vocalist in the book!
www.frontporchstorytelling.com


Take Care of Yourself!
Education for prevention of
all forms of child abuse
Amazon


Belluna's Big Adventure...
Dance-It-Out Creative Movement
Story for Young Movers
Amazon


Music of Clara Martinelli
Our world in peril. Can
a piece of music save it?
Amazon


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


THE ILLUSTRATED HEN
'Imaginative, often surreal...
written with flamboyance.' WSA
www.amazon.com


Eve's Ducklings
Adorable story about a girl
wanting to befriend ducklings
www.mariamonte.com


Hidden Heroes of our Community
A memoir that celebrates the
value of community nursing.
Amazon


An Only Child's Diary
For girls facing the
challenge of growing up
Amazon


NIGHT GODDESS
A world on the edge.
An ancient prophecy awakening.
Amazon


Raindrops: How Meditation...
Searching for spiritual
stability and mental health.
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I Wish You Happiness
"Highly recommended"
- Billy Bob Buttons (5 Stars)
www.piccopuppy.com


The Last Roman
Some debts you cannot repay,
even if you live forever...
Amazon


CHILDREN OF THE KNIGHT
King Arthur uses kids to
create a modern Camelot
www.amazon.com


Signs in the Dark
1 deaf teen captive,1 innocent
suspect. Suspense & romance.
Amazon


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


Fate By Design, M J Walsh
Historical fiction climaxing
with a dramatic twist
Amazon


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


The Shadow of the Tudor Rose
Time-travel adventure with
3 children and a talking cat
Amazon


May’s Boys
Peace will take her boy
if their plan fails
Amazon


Abandoned: A Sacred Mission
The International Space
Station holds a secret
Amazon





Chermpf by W. S. Russell lll
An exciting adventure with
Gracie and the Cats of Nova!
www.borderstationpress.com


Give Them Unquiet Dreams
Can he free his mother from
a psychiatric institute?
www.amazon.com


METAL BONES
Star Wars meets Boondocks
Saints in Metal Bones.
www.amazon.com


STUFF
An amusing romp through
the history of chemistry.
www.amazon.com