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Winners 2019

Below is a list of the 2019 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:

Don’t Drink the Pink by B.C.R. Fegan
Gold

Don’t Drink the Pink
Author: B.C.R. Fegan
Illustrator: Lenny Wen
A Spooky Tale: A Walk with the Teacher by Sue Wickstead
Silver

A Spooky Tale: A Walk with the Teacher
Author: Sue Wickstead
Illustrator:
Molly’s Magic Brolly by Sarah Morrell
Silver

Molly’s Magic Brolly
Author: Sarah Morrell
Illustrator:
Baby Trolls Get a Bad Rap by Justine Avery
Bronze

Baby Trolls Get a Bad Rap
Author: Justine Avery
Illustrator: Daria Yudina
Bears Can't Play Soccer by Beth Thompson
Bronze

Bears Can't Play Soccer
Author: Beth Thompson
Illustrator: Roksana Oslizlo
Oscar the Ferry Cat by Molly Arbuthnott
Bronze

Oscar the Ferry Cat
Author: Molly Arbuthnott
Illustrator: Agnes Treherne

A Tiger’s Tale by Wayne Gerard Trotman
Silver

A Tiger’s Tale
Author: Wayne Gerard Trotman
The Book of Silly Rhymes by Cheryl Lee-White
Silver

The Book of Silly Rhymes
Author: Cheryl Lee-White
It is All Right Now by Riki Ella
Bronze

It is All Right Now
Author: Riki Ella

The Boy Who Dreamt the World by Jethro Punter
Silver

The Boy Who Dreamt the World
Author: Jethro Punter
The Haunting by Kristin A. Fulton
Silver

The Haunting
Author: Kristin A. Fulton
Britfield and the Lost Crown by C R Stewart
Bronze

Britfield and the Lost Crown
Author: C R Stewart
Hidden Scales by A. M. Robin
Bronze

Hidden Scales
Author: A. M. Robin
Monty and the Monster by Rhonda Smiley
Bronze

Monty and the Monster
Author: Rhonda Smiley

Dear Jane by Marina DelVecchio
Gold

Dear Jane
Author: Marina DelVecchio
Ben Archer and the Cosmic Fall by Rae Knightly
Silver

Ben Archer and the Cosmic Fall
Author: Rae Knightly
iGiST by L. S. Larson
Silver

iGiST
Author: L. S. Larson
Battle Ground by Rachel Churcher
Bronze

Battle Ground
Author: Rachel Churcher
Taelstone, Robyn Prokop by Robyn Prokop
Bronze

Taelstone, Robyn Prokop
Author: Robyn Prokop
The Wolf and the Rain by Tanya Lee
Bronze

The Wolf and the Rain
Author: Tanya Lee

The Lost Valor of Love by E A Carter
Gold

The Lost Valor of Love
Author: E A Carter
What You Don't See by Livi Hallahan
Gold

What You Don't See
Author: Livi Hallahan
Cooperative Lives by Patrick Finegan
Silver

Cooperative Lives
Author: Patrick Finegan
Honor Kills - Angelina Bonaparte by Nanci Rathbun
Silver

Honor Kills - Angelina Bonaparte
Author: Nanci Rathbun
How Dare The Birds Sing by Marina Osipova
Silver

How Dare The Birds Sing
Author: Marina Osipova
Llywelyn by Michael Hill
Silver

Llywelyn
Author: Michael Hill
David - Savakerrva, Volume 1 by Lawrence Brown
Bronze

David - Savakerrva, Volume 1
Author: Lawrence Brown
Glamorous: A Grace Bishop Novel by Denise Bossarte
Bronze

Glamorous: A Grace Bishop Novel
Author: Denise Bossarte
Harps Upon the Willows by M B Gibson
Bronze

Harps Upon the Willows
Author: M B Gibson
Love in an Undead Age by A. M. Geever
Bronze

Love in an Undead Age
Author: A. M. Geever
VanOps: The Lost Power by Avanti Centrae
Bronze

VanOps: The Lost Power
Author: Avanti Centrae
Wake of the Sadico by Jo Sparkes
Bronze

Wake of the Sadico
Author: Jo Sparkes

Your Body's Environmental Chemical Burden by Cindy Klement
Silver

Your Body's Environmental Chemical Burden
Author: Cindy Klement
90 Days to Live by Paige Stamps
Bronze

90 Days to Live
Author: Paige Stamps
There is Nothing to Fix by Suzanne Jones
Bronze

There is Nothing to Fix
Author: Suzanne Jones

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HENRY (A Gold Medal Winner)
Incredible true story of WWII
w/orig photos & docs
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Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall
Bon voyage - take the journey,
explore those self-discoveries
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THE LOVE THAT DARE NOT SPEAK
ITS NAME - exhaustive approach
to queer issues is commendable
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Sometimes Lovin' is Hurtful
A love song on repressed
love. Straight-gay.
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JUST FINISH!
“Inspirational, motivational
& captivating” New Runner
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THE PINK DOOR
A sensitive caregiver's
roadmap for the last days
www.suziedaggett.com


Deliverance Mary Fields
True American saga. Grit
pioneers freedom. Oprah Pick
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THE PELICAN
'Emotional, sensitive and
deeply moving' Amazon
www.mnaidoo.com


HEIR OF RA
An award-winning adventure
through history and time!
www.amazon.com


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


Zuma the Dog
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Finnigan the Circus Cat
A rescued kitten finds a home
in a circus museum!
www.amazon.com


International Crime Series
One girl one object -
take on the criminal cartels
www.keithhoare.com


Accepting My Gay Self
Funny, tear jerker, honest,
authentic, thought provoking
www.amazon.com


CATNIP
Cats, catastrophes and murder!
A cosy mystery with claws.
www.amazon.co.uk


Addicted To Hate
Parent abuse can take on
many different forms...
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The Staten Island Butcher
A priest & an alcoholic
team up to catch a killer!
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LAUREL
Poems of love, loss
and lovers’ rivalries.
www.petercowlam.one


RED ROSES
Richard III for a 21st
century audience. Fun read!
www.amazon.co.uk


Inconvenient Memories
An intimate account of a
modern Chinese social tragedy
www.amazon.com


Love Everlasting
- because love knows
no boundaries
www.amazon.com


Hero, a Hag, and Foggle-nogger
The Race for Croggerpooey
Humorous middle grade fantasy
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REGAINING LIFE’S WINDING TRAIL
The unusual life of
a scientist and poet
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REGAINING LIFE’S WINDING TRAIL
The unusual life of
a scientist and poet
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A BIOGRAPHY OF STORY
The power of stories, a global
history of storytelling
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Entrada Publishing
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editing and editorial reviews.
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THE BELIEF IN Angels
Two wounded souls find
courage, strength & resilience
www.books2read.com