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Winners 2013

Below is a list of the 2013 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:

Maisie's Mountain by Lorna Murphy
Silver

Maisie's Mountain
Author: Lorna Murphy
Sir Stan the Bogeyman by Stacie Morrell
Bronze

Sir Stan the Bogeyman
Author: Stacie Morrell

The Insect Hotel by David Stringer
Gold

The Insect Hotel
Author: David Stringer
An Evening With Grandpa by Diana Matlin
Silver

An Evening With Grandpa
Author: Diana Matlin
Jasper's Hollow by Janet Annan
Bronze

Jasper's Hollow
Author: Janet Annan

Escape from the Forbidden Planet Book One by Julie Anne Grasso
Gold

Escape from the Forbidden Planet Book One
Author: Julie Anne Grasso
Professor Kompressor Under Cover by Nils Andersson
Silver

Professor Kompressor Under Cover
Author: Nils Andersson
Sir Kaye Book 1 by Don M Winn
Silver

Sir Kaye Book 1
Author: Don M Winn
The Hackers of Oz by Tom Mula
Silver

The Hackers of Oz
Author: Tom Mula
Ally N. Invasion SPACE SPY by Steve Lill
Bronze

Ally N. Invasion SPACE SPY
Author: Steve Lill
Frank Zoo and the Wannabe by Sue Hampton
Bronze

Frank Zoo and the Wannabe
Author: Sue Hampton
The Assembly Room by Bryony Allen
Bronze

The Assembly Room
Author: Bryony Allen

Children of the Knight by Michael J Bowler
Gold

Children of the Knight
Author: Michael J Bowler
Arteess Conflict by James Starling
Silver

Arteess Conflict
Author: James Starling
The Skipper's Child by Valerie Poore
Silver

The Skipper's Child
Author: Valerie Poore
Napoleon Xylophone by Frank Lambert
Bronze

Napoleon Xylophone
Author: Frank Lambert
The Ultimate Inferior Beings by Mark Roman
Bronze

The Ultimate Inferior Beings
Author: Mark Roman

Bookworm by Christopher Nuttall
Gold

Bookworm
Author: Christopher Nuttall
Fire and Water by Betsy Graziani Fasbinder
Silver

Fire and Water
Author: Betsy Graziani Fasbinder
The Goa File Argentina 1945-1983 by James Skinner
Silver

The Goa File Argentina 1945-1983
Author: James Skinner
A Little Book of Pleasures by William Wood
Bronze

A Little Book of Pleasures
Author: William Wood
Flying With Kites by Alan Reynolds
Bronze

Flying With Kites
Author: Alan Reynolds
The Hole Opportunity by J. Minter
Bronze

The Hole Opportunity
Author: J. Minter

Spinach Soup For the Walls by Lynne Harkes
Gold

Spinach Soup For the Walls
Author: Lynne Harkes
The Church of Tango: A Memoir by Cherie Magnus
Gold

The Church of Tango: A Memoir
Author: Cherie Magnus
The Perfect Pair The Enchanted Mirror by David C Holroyd & Tracy J Holroyd
Bronze

The Perfect Pair The Enchanted Mirror
Author: David C Holroyd & Tracy J Holroyd

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UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
in the most unusual places
www.amazon.com


Everything All At Once
Teenage life (with a playlist)
Listen while you read.
Amazon


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


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
robertwangauthor.com


The Frog Who Was Blue
A charity book that is
helping children in Africa.
www.childrensfunnybooks.co.uk


The Adventures of T J...
T J’s disability is no barrier
to a happy and fulfilling life
www.amandakehoebooks.com


COLONY
A mist-shrouded island with
an ancient terror at its heart
www.benjamin-cross.com


To Bury the Cloud
A journey where physical and
emotional roads intertwine
Amazon


Blessed Assurance
‘A gripping, character-led
story…highly recommended.’
www.amazon.com


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


CALEDONIA
Historical Novel, Scotland,
Adventure, Romance, Mystery
www.amazon.com


INDIE BOOK SOURCE
Support & promotion incl.
webpage & 1 yr. promo
www.indiebooksource.com


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


Formatting and Cover Design
Let me turn your manuscript
into something exceptional!
www.jschlenker.com


MOMENT
Inspiring our youth to be
active global citizens.
Amazon


ICE QUEEN
YA romance about the dangers
of sexting & cyberbullying.
www.amazon.com


Gobbledy - a fun-filled story
2 brothers, 3 friends, and 1
little alien far from home.
www.amazon.com


THE PINK DOOR
A sensitive caregiver's
roadmap for the last days
www.suziedaggett.com


EDEN - A YA Novel by C J Singh
Mystical, but eerily realistic
tale of a dystopian world
Amazon


WATER DRAGON
Illustrating the powerful
bond of friendship. 6-12 yrs
www.amazon.co.uk


JUST FINISH!
“Inspirational, motivational
& captivating” New Runner
www.payhip.com


Nibbler and Captain Make Peace
Advantageous for early
readers with life-application.
www.amazon.co.uk


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


Ford the Tooting Truck Truck
Empowering book about
changing your perspective.
Amazon





Hero, a Hag, and Foggle-nogger
The Race for Croggerpooey
Humorous middle grade fantasy
store.bookbaby.com


Life in the Grand Pause
Child music prodigy is whisked
away into a new life.
www.amazon.com


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


WATER DRAGON
Illustrating the powerful
bond of friendship. 6-12 yrs
www.amazon.co.uk