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Winners 2018

Below is a list of the 2018 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:

Real Jungle Tales  by Jesse Byrd
Gold

Real Jungle Tales
Author: Jesse Byrd
Illustrator: Andressa Meissner
The Wrong Stripes by Arjun Rihan
Gold

The Wrong Stripes
Author: Arjun Rihan
Dinner on the Doorstep by Elizabeth Cummings
Silver

Dinner on the Doorstep
Author: Elizabeth Cummings
Golden Sparkles: An Introduction to Mindfulness by Catarina R Peterson
Silver

Golden Sparkles: An Introduction to Mindfulness
Author: Catarina R Peterson
Piccadilly and the Jolly Raindrops by Lisa Anne Novelline
Silver

Piccadilly and the Jolly Raindrops
Author: Lisa Anne Novelline
Splat! by Robin Bennett
Bronze

Splat!
Author: Robin Bennett
What on earth is under my bed?  by Laura Quinn
Bronze

What on earth is under my bed?
Author: Laura Quinn

Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic Life by Bryan R. Johnson
Gold

Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic Life
Author: Bryan R. Johnson
Cody the Pony Goes to Pony Club by Michelle Path
Silver

Cody the Pony Goes to Pony Club
Author: Michelle Path
Big Fish Dreams by Lori Peelen
Bronze

Big Fish Dreams
Author: Lori Peelen
Nibbler & Captain Make Peace by Kathy J. Perry
Bronze

Nibbler & Captain Make Peace
Author: Kathy J. Perry
Tricky Times by Laura Irelan
Bronze

Tricky Times
Author: Laura Irelan

My Dad, the Earth Warrior, by Gary Haq
Gold

My Dad, the Earth Warrior,
Author: Gary Haq
The Time Hunters by Carl Ashmore
Silver

The Time Hunters
Author: Carl Ashmore
FAB (Friends Against Bullying) Club 2 by Alex Hallatt
Bronze

FAB (Friends Against Bullying) Club 2
Author: Alex Hallatt
In the Shadow of the Sphinx by A K Wallis
Bronze

In the Shadow of the Sphinx
Author: A K Wallis
The Snow Witch by Rosie Boyes
Bronze

The Snow Witch
Author: Rosie Boyes

Fury Frayed by Melissa Haag
Gold

Fury Frayed
Author: Melissa Haag
Hexborn by A M Manay
Silver

Hexborn
Author: A M Manay
Snowsisters by Tom Wilinsky & Jen Sternick
Silver

Snowsisters
Author: Tom Wilinsky & Jen Sternick
Jack Gregson & The Forgotten Portal by Peter Wilson
Bronze

Jack Gregson & The Forgotten Portal
Author: Peter Wilson
The Devil's Poetry by Louise Cole
Bronze

The Devil's Poetry
Author: Louise Cole

Pas De Deux: A Dance For Two by Lynn Turner
Gold

Pas De Deux: A Dance For Two
Author: Lynn Turner
The Tree That Grew Through Iron by McKenzie Austin
Gold

The Tree That Grew Through Iron
Author: McKenzie Austin
A Contrary Wind by Lona Manning
Silver

A Contrary Wind
Author: Lona Manning
Apotheosis by Joshua Edward Smith
Silver

Apotheosis
Author: Joshua Edward Smith
Survivor’s Dawn by Ashley Warren
Silver

Survivor’s Dawn
Author: Ashley Warren
Behind the Fan by Caroline Walken
Bronze

Behind the Fan
Author: Caroline Walken
Bocas by Thomas M. Barron
Bronze

Bocas
Author: Thomas M. Barron
Resonance by Jennifer Greenhall
Bronze

Resonance
Author: Jennifer Greenhall
Sally by J Schlenker
Bronze

Sally
Author: J Schlenker
The Storyteller’s Throne by Jocelyn Bates
Bronze

The Storyteller’s Throne
Author: Jocelyn Bates

Blemished but not Broken by Kay Kinsley Adams
Gold

Blemished but not Broken
Author: Kay Kinsley Adams
Addicted to Hate by Lucia Mann
Silver

Addicted to Hate
Author: Lucia Mann
Failing Students or Failing Schools? by Faith Borkowsky
Silver

Failing Students or Failing Schools?
Author: Faith Borkowsky
Common Questions Children Ask About Puberty by Lori A. Reichel
Bronze

Common Questions Children Ask About Puberty
Author: Lori A. Reichel
Internet of Things: Digitize or Die by Nicolas Windpassinger
Bronze

Internet of Things: Digitize or Die
Author: Nicolas Windpassinger

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UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
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The Fridge Drawings
Money laundering puts
relationships into meltdown.
www.amazon.com


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


CAT DETECTIVES!
Can a cat detective bring
harmony to a family divided?
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CON ARTIST DATING
Win against con artists
and true love is yours.
www.amazon.com


Pull A Funny Face
Promoting inclusion however
'different' someone seems.
www.amazon.co.uk


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


RECKLESS OBSESSION
'Twists and turns
fill every page' WSA
www.daihenley.co.uk


Trazer:Kids of Stolen Tomorrow
Is Dara the Savior of a
World Built to Break Her?
www.amazon.com


The Staten Island Butcher
A priest & an alcoholic
team up to catch a killer!
www.amazon.com


THE LEARNING PROJECT
Become fully human.
Welcome your rites of passage.
www.mindstrengthbalance.com


Life in the Grand Pause
Child music prodigy is whisked
away into a new life.
www.amazon.com


Red Falcon Publishing
Affordable, quality
self-publishing.
www.redfalconpublishing.co.uk


Billy Blacksmith: Demonslayer
Teenagers vs demonic,
sword-wielding spiders
www.amazon.com


THE DISAPPEARING DIRECTOR
A mystery with intrigue,
romance, and ghostly aura
www.amazon.com


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


PROFESSIONAL GRAPHIC DESIGN
Low-cost, high-quality
graphic design for authors!
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OutRAGEous
A funny fictional tale
of a charismatic character
www.amazon.com


Sometimes Lovin' is Hurtful
A love song on repressed
love. Straight-gay.
www.amazon.com


The Conquistador's Horse
One boy, one horse,
one destiny.
www.troubador.co.uk/


Unholy Retribution
Someone's decapitating
Muslims to frame a priest
www.georgerhopkins.com


BEWITCHER
'Potent. Gripping.
A Jaw-Dropping Shocker'
www.amazon.com


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


The Staten Island Butcher
Priest tries to rescue
student from serial killer
www.georgerhopkins.com


REGAINING LIFE'S WINDING TRAIL
The unusual life of
a scientist and poet
www.austinmacauley.com





WONDERFUL HAIR
Bumpa and the Piggies dancing
their way into your hearts.
www.amazon.com


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


Loads and Loads of Silly Poems
Meet Sir Want A Lot and others
from the imagination series.
www.amazon.co.uk


Slimmer by Wendy Jayne
'This time she's determined
to lasso his heart.'
www.amazon.com