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Winners 2014

Below is a list of the 2014 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:

GG and Mamela by Belinda Brock
Gold

GG and Mamela
Author: Belinda Brock
Stonely's Pet Dinosaur by Naomi Burman-Shine
Silver

Stonely's Pet Dinosaur
Author: Naomi Burman-Shine
Curious Creatures by Kevin Price
Bronze

Curious Creatures
Author: Kevin Price

Ginger the Gangster Cat by Frank Kusy
Gold

Ginger the Gangster Cat
Author: Frank Kusy
Cell Wars by Amanda Miles
Silver

Cell Wars
Author: Amanda Miles

Shadow Jumper by J M Forster
Gold

Shadow Jumper
Author: J M Forster
Manchester United, Tales From History by Philippe Glogowski
Silver

Manchester United, Tales From History
Author: Philippe Glogowski
Christmas Nevermore by Marc Cadieux
Bronze

Christmas Nevermore
Author: Marc Cadieux
Esme Dooley by Jane Donovan + Rosie McTozy
Bronze

Esme Dooley
Author: Jane Donovan + Rosie McTozy

Cairn: A Dragon Memoir by Rebecca Ferrell Porter
Silver

Cairn: A Dragon Memoir
Author: Rebecca Ferrell Porter
Decay (Tesla Evolution Book 2) by Mark Lingane
Silver

Decay (Tesla Evolution Book 2)
Author: Mark Lingane
Joshua of Gaia: The Lost Elderzamia by M G Russell
Bronze

Joshua of Gaia: The Lost Elderzamia
Author: M G Russell
Running Through A Dark Place by Michael Bowler
Bronze

Running Through A Dark Place
Author: Michael Bowler
Xyz by Frank Lambert
Bronze

Xyz
Author: Frank Lambert

1066, What Fates Impose by G K Holloway
Gold

1066, What Fates Impose
Author: G K Holloway
Blazing Obsession by Dai Henley
Silver

Blazing Obsession
Author: Dai Henley
Shell House by Gayle Eileen Curtis
Silver

Shell House
Author: Gayle Eileen Curtis
A Just and Upright Man by R J Lynch
Bronze

A Just and Upright Man
Author: R J Lynch
Kybernos by M J A Watney
Bronze

Kybernos
Author: M J A Watney
To Catch a Butterfly by T.M. Payne
Bronze

To Catch a Butterfly
Author: T.M. Payne

Almost Invincible by Suzanne Burdon
Gold

Almost Invincible
Author: Suzanne Burdon
Grumpy old Menopause by Carol E Wyer
Silver

Grumpy old Menopause
Author: Carol E Wyer
The Hollywood Clown by Jason Lassen
Silver

The Hollywood Clown
Author: Jason Lassen
Churchill's Rebels by Meredith Whitford
Bronze

Churchill's Rebels
Author: Meredith Whitford
Incredible! Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution by Joanna Dobson
Bronze

Incredible! Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution
Author: Joanna Dobson
The Boy From Hell: Life with a Child with ADHD  by Alison M Thompson
Bronze

The Boy From Hell: Life with a Child with ADHD
Author: Alison M Thompson

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Abandoned: A Sacred Mission
The International Space
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Give Them Unquiet Dreams
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The Edible Machine Gun
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Broken Twigs
A fantasy story brimming
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What are You Willing to Risk?
Engaging dystopian novel,
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Maya and the Turtle
A Korean Fairytale
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The Rainbow Boat by H Ferreira
Inclusive fantasy-adventure
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Home Alone Harry
Children picture book showing
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COLONY
A mist-shrouded island with
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Mighty Mary
Incredible story of Mary,
the elephant hanged for murder
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Dancing Shapes
Visual stunning & interactive
award-winning delight
Amazon


Requiem For A Genocide
War is hell,
even if you're a robot.
Amazon


The Adventures of T J...
T J’s disability is no barrier
to a happy and fulfilling life
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A God-Centered View of Salvati
The vital importance of
putting God first in salvation
Amazon


Let Me Tell You Something
Human relationships
hilariously explored
Amazon


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


Emilie by Ingrid Ramsdale
Gripping historical adventure
brimming with emotion
Ingrid Ramsdale


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


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


The Tap-Dancing Pigeon
An inspiring adventure
for 3 to 8 year olds.
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TRIVIA BOOKS
Educational and Entertaining.
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Sven and the Purse of Silver
An exciting Viking story
for 5 to 8 year-olds
Amazon


Deficiency
"How far would you go to
keep your dreams alive?"
Amazon


Fraud at Snowfields
Join Will at the White
Christmas Organisation!
www.amazon.co.uk





Family Redefined
Childhood Reflections on
the Impact of Divorce
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The Power of Positivity:
The ABC's of a Pandemic
5 Star Rating on Amazon!
Amazon


Horrifically Half-Baked Ham
Hilarious Zombies and Vampires
and Witches—Oh My!
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The Adventures of T J...
T J’s disability is no barrier
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