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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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Logan the Lobster
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Gloria Barnett


Stallion & His Peculiar Boy
A world war, a captured
horse, and an autistic boy
Amazon


FARSEEKER
Enlightened. Enslaved. Erased.
A Sci-Fi, Fantasy epic!
Amazon


Seeking Shelter
Memoir of a Jewish Girlhood
in Wartime Britain
Amazon


Pippin's Country Adventure
A happy fun educational read
about an adventurous poodle.
Amazon


RAIN FALLING ON EMBERS
A grieving, fish out of water
teen struggles to survive.
KatieMcCabeSeries.com


The Wolf's Tooth
A boy in a forest. Alone,
but for a wolf pack.
Amazon


FACE, A MEMOIR
A harrowing and life-affirming
memoir. It will draw you in.
Amazon


Captain Polo Saving the Planet
"Eco-adventure comics
for middle graders"
www.alanhesse.com


A Trip From God, Book 1
NEW gods NEW religion NEW
prophet NEW order OLD insanity
Amazon


A Tree in Time
A fabilious journey into
the distant past.
gentlpresspublishing.co.uk


Literary Historical Fiction
Karma and horses drive one
family through 2500 Years.
Amazon


Then We'll Say Goodnight
How would you get your
unruly puppies back to bed?
Amazon


Ruby the Emotional Stingray
Handling emotions for kids.
BEDTIME STORY
Amazon


SUPER KENA
Fierceness comes in many
forms, even determination
Amazon


I’m Going to Have a Sister
For new siblings teaching
patience & understanding
thegreatbritishbookshop


Everyone Is an Entrepreneur
Discover the limitations of
life in a post-Soviet economy.
Amazon


The Lost Heir Book 1 and 2
Mash Princess Bride
+ dash of GOT
Amazon


HEALER'S BLADE
Can a young woman change
the fate of England?
StoryOrigin


Comfort in the Wings
A woman’s inspiring quest for
comfort and joy after grief
Amazon


A God-Centered View of Salvati
The vital importance of
putting God first in salvation
Amazon


A Night at The King’s Inn
Award winning tale of
intrigue, mystery, and horror.
Amazon


Butterfly with a Broken Wing
Children's mental health story
It's ok NOT to be ok
Amazon


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


Einstein in the Attic
A search for truth by
those that transcend time.
Barnes and Noble





Look 'N Up Invasion
A clever mix of fantasy,
family drama & cultural debate
Goodreads


Just Janey's Way
Janey wants EVERYTHING her way
Is Janey a STUBBORN BULLY?
Amazon


Finding Karen Black
The heartwarming mother-
daughter reunion story
Amazon


Of the Noble and Great Ones
Real fiction about an autistic
teen who figures out life
Amazon