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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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Give Them Unquiet Dreams
Can he free his mother from
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Weapons of Remorse
Accidental shooting shatters
three American families
Amazon


Introvert’s Career Guide
Landing a Job to Surviving,
Thriving and Moving on Up
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What are You Willing to Risk?
Engaging dystopian novel,
think young adult 1984.
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The Edible Machine Gun
Sound of a nuclear explosion
or the clink of coffee cups?
Amazon


HomoAmerican – Secret Society
Unflinching portrait turbulent
times before & after Stonewall
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UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
in the most unusual places
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THE AWAN LAKE SERIES
CANADIAN COZY MYSTERIES
set in Canada’s Lake Country
www.peterkingsmill.ca


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


Blue Falcon Publishing
Children’s publishing
outside the box.
www.bluefalconpublishing.co.uk


Killer in the Retroscape
A superbly-constructed future
world – WSA Review
Amazon


No Deadly Medicine
A gripping debut thriller
fast paced and unputdownable!
www.amazon.co.uk


The Labyrinthine Journey
A mysterious message.
A mission from the gods.
www.amazon.com


Early Myths
Greek myths
for young kids
www.amazon.com


The Vital Secrets Series
Enjoy good suspense?
Enjoy this thrilling series!
www.amazon.com


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ALL FISH FACES
Photos & fun facts about
tropical reef fish
www.amazon.co.uk


THE CAT DETECTIVES IN RUSSIA
Pack your suitcase for a
four-legged mystery series
www.amazon.co.uk


Memories of a Lost Thesaurus
Words: Power games, blame
games - predator or prey?
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Common '?' Children Ask About
Puberty: Insights from a
health education expert
www.lorireichel.com/book/books


PERHAPS YOU WERE BORN FOR JUST
SUCH A TIME AS THIS: For every
teen and all who know a teen
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Prof. Children’s Book Editing
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Kissed: A Cat Miranda Mystery
Complex characters, perfect
for mystery lovers!
Amazon


Horrifically Half-Baked Ham
Hilarious Zombies and Vampires
and Witches—Oh My!
www.reganwhmacaulay.com





PROFESSOR PARRO...
Good & bad choices result
in mystery & adventure.
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Maya and the Turtle
A Korean Fairytale
Check out the audiobook
www.amazon.co.uk


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


HOLLY's HURRICANE
A fantastical ode to New
York City’s past and future.
www.amazon.com