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Winners 2015

Below is a list of the 2015 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:

Feeding Time at the Zoo by Kevin Price
Silver

Feeding Time at the Zoo
Author: Kevin Price
How It Happened in Hotterly Hollow by Tracey L Coutts
Silver

How It Happened in Hotterly Hollow
Author: Tracey L Coutts
Do You Dream of Dinosaurs by Sally Alce
Bronze

Do You Dream of Dinosaurs
Author: Sally Alce
My Mummy is an Engineer by Kerrine Bryan, Jason Bryan
Bronze

My Mummy is an Engineer
Author: Kerrine Bryan, Jason Bryan

Do Not Feed the Troll! by Ryan Cartwright
Gold

Do Not Feed the Troll!
Author: Ryan Cartwright
A Knock at the Door by Helen Yeomans
Silver

A Knock at the Door
Author: Helen Yeomans
The Mouse Who Howled at the Moon by Sarah Hindmarsh
Silver

The Mouse Who Howled at the Moon
Author: Sarah Hindmarsh
Horace Burp by Chris Tennent
Bronze

Horace Burp
Author: Chris Tennent
Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon by Terry John Barto
Bronze

Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon
Author: Terry John Barto
The Forever Tree by Hilary Hawkes
Bronze

The Forever Tree
Author: Hilary Hawkes

Hieroglyph by Wendy Scott
Gold

Hieroglyph
Author: Wendy Scott
Bees in my Bananas by Neal Zetter
Silver

Bees in my Bananas
Author: Neal Zetter
The Sound Catcher by Graham Garrity
Silver

The Sound Catcher
Author: Graham Garrity
The Amazing Brain of O C Longbotham by Barbara Spencer
Bronze

The Amazing Brain of O C Longbotham
Author: Barbara Spencer
The Extraordinary Book of Doors by Anne Nydam
Bronze

The Extraordinary Book of Doors
Author: Anne Nydam

Community 17 by James Cardona
Gold

Community 17
Author: James Cardona
H.A.L.F. The Deep Beneath by Natalie Wright
Silver

H.A.L.F. The Deep Beneath
Author: Natalie Wright
Apocalypse: Diary of a Survivor by Matt Pike
Bronze

Apocalypse: Diary of a Survivor
Author: Matt Pike
Escape from B-Movie Hell by M T McGuire
Bronze

Escape from B-Movie Hell
Author: M T McGuire

The Piltdown Picasso by Robin Richards
Gold

The Piltdown Picasso
Author: Robin Richards
The Porter's Wife by Lisa Brown
Silver

The Porter's Wife
Author: Lisa Brown
Anonymous by Christine Benedict
Bronze

Anonymous
Author: Christine Benedict
The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman by Robin Gregory
Bronze

The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman
Author: Robin Gregory

Woody Allen, Reel to Real by Alex Sheremet
Silver

Woody Allen, Reel to Real
Author: Alex Sheremet

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Photos & fun facts about
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Battle between boy & bird with
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The Midas Effect
What if you could make all
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No Deadly Medicine
A gripping debut thriller
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The Graceful Ghost
Page-turning antics with
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FACE, A MEMOIR
A harrowing and life-affirming
memoir. It will draw you in.
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Crooked Fences: A Novel
An honest story of change
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Nutmeg Street: Egyptian Secret
Crime-fighting teens meet
ancient Egyptian intrigue!
Amazon


Rising Up
Equilibrium meets Divergent.
Series about a teen empath.
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King of the Nine Hells
A possessed book of the Dark
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The Assassin of Malcoze
An assassin’s plot will
change the kingdom forever
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Cosmic Playbook for Writers
Boost Your Creativity,
Resilience & Passion
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A Faulty Eviction
Eccentric tenants band
together to fight an eviction.
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Emilie by Ingrid Ramsdale
Gripping historical adventure
brimming with emotion
Ingrid Ramsdale


Fate By Design, M J Walsh
Historical fiction climaxing
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MAYA LOOP - Middle Grade Novel
The brave girl from Baltimore
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Signs in the Dark
1 deaf teen captive,1 innocent
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Just Say "$%#&! NO!"
A Book Dedicated to the
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On Traigh Lar Beach
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Sven and the Purse of Silver
An exciting Viking story
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BATTLE GROUND
Award-winning UK-based
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Kate the Kitty Goes Potty
Fun potty training: a rhyming
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Amazon


Cats of the Pyramids
Two autistic kids. Great
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THE LUCKY DIAMOND
A Magical Fantasy Quest
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TARO: Legendary Hero of Japan
In the mists of Mount Fuji...
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