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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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Billy the Brave
Multi-award winning comics
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HEIR OF RA
An award-winning adventure
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Word of the Week: Volume one
A wry examination of the
words we think we know.
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MURDER ON CAYE ISLE
'A cleverly plotted thriller,
lots of sexy romance' WSA
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Nutmeg Street: Egyptian Secret
Crime-fighting teens meet
ancient Egyptian intrigue!
Amazon


How Dare the Birds Sing
Secrets, love, hatred and
unthinkable quirks of fate.
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Formatting and Cover Design
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WHERE ACORNS LANDED
For those who believe in
faeries, angels or ghosts
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Were You Born for Such a Time?
A "must read" for every teen
and all who know a teen!
www.carolynhayes.net


Nik Coppin's Comedy World
Stand-up comedy stories
don't get much funnier!
Amazon


Kissed: A Cat Miranda Mystery
Complex characters, perfect
for mystery lovers!
Amazon


Dinner on the Doorstep
A beautiful story of hope
and celebration of community.
www.elizabethmarycummings.com


The Book of Revelations
A woman finds self-acceptance
overcoming many challenges
Amazon


Yes and Pigs Might Fly
'Genuinely insightful'
FINALIST in the WSBA
www.amazon.co.uk


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


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REGAINING LIFE’S WINDING TRAIL
The unusual life of
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The Staten Island Butcher
A priest & an alcoholic
team up to catch a killer!
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Finnigan the Circus Cat
A rescued kitten finds a home
in a circus museum!
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Ever Alice
Alice returns to Wonderland to
take out the Queen of Hearts.
Amazon


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


MISFORTUNE ANNIE
An 1880s cowgirl tougher
than Calamity Jane!
www.amazon.co.uk


TAILS, Finalist 9-12 yrs
'A magical story that
children will love.'
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A Bloody Hot Summer
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Everything All At Once
Teenage life (with a playlist)
Listen while you read.
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Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall
Bon voyage - take the journey,
explore those self-discoveries
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THE NAMESAKE: Truth is Freedom
When faith turns to violence,
two women are changed forever
www.amazon.co.uk