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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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THE LOVE THAT DARE NOT SPEAK
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Making a Mystery:Annie Tillery
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Dragon's Future
Family, friends, dragons!
A fight for their future
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Killer in the Retroscape
A superbly-constructed future
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The Number Story 1 & 2
Finally, an award-winning way
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Uncle Matty Matt’s Bistro
Uncle Matty and the Piggies
cook up a delicious surprise.
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Inconvenient Memories
An intimate account of a
modern Chinese social tragedy
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THE BELIEF IN Angels
Two wounded souls find
courage, strength & resilience
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Addicted To Hate
Parent abuse can take on
many different forms...
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A BIOGRAPHY OF STORY
The power of stories, a global
history of storytelling
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The Staten Island Butcher
Priest tries to rescue
student from serial killer
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CATNIP
Cats, catastrophes and murder!
A cosy mystery with claws.
www.amazon.co.uk


Were You Born for Such a Time?
A "must read" for every teen
and all who know a teen!
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PROFESSOR PARRO...
Good & bad choices result
in mystery & adventure.
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TWS loved Cooperative Lives
Written with a gold-tipped pen
A literary work of art.
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TAILS, Finalist 9-12 yrs
'A magical story that
children will love.'
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MATILDA SEER
Where your name is,
there lies your power
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PARANORMAL THRILLER
Supernatural powers, ghosts,
& a kickass female heroine
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Accepting My Gay Self
Funny, tear jerker, honest,
authentic, thought provoking
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The Moon Pigeon
NASA report on 'MOON PIGEONS'
Discover the truth!
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HEIR OF RA
An award-winning adventure
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UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
in the most unusual places
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Killer in the Retroscape
A superbly-constructed future
world – WSA Review
Amazon


THE LOVE THAT DARE NOT SPEAK
ITS NAME - exhaustive approach
to queer issues is commendable
www.amazon.com


Curses of Scale
A curse. A fairy. A dragon.
And a girl's journey.
www.amazon.co.uk