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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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Where Have We Come
Is love stronger than the
tragedy that haunts them?
Amazon


I Wish You Happiness
"Highly recommended"
- Billy Bob Buttons (5 Stars)
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Everything All At Once
Teenage life (with a playlist)
Listen while you read.
www.amazon.co.uk


Fresh as a Daisy Editing
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and line editing needs.
freshasadaisyediting.com


Orc Road Trip
"Punching isn't the answer,"
said no orc ever.
www.amazon.com


The Young Testament - preteen
A kids’-eye view
of the Jesus story!
www.amazon.com


Masters of the Broken Watches
A time, myth, and
science adventure thriller.
Amazon


Stormy Weather
The story of a boy who
joined the Marines
Amazon


Billy the Brave
Multi-award winning comics
powered by healthy eating.
Amazon


Your Words Your World
Inspirational poetry book
with nature photographs.
www.louisebelangerauthor.com


PARIS BLUE by Julie Scolnik
A true fairy-tale memoir
with a dark underbelly
Amazon


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


THE MADIGAN CHRONICLES
A magical read! Full of
witches, mermaids, and fairies
Amazon


Black ≠ Inferior
'passionate, inspiring...speak
to black readers...' Kirkus
tolutoludo.com


A Tree in Time
Time travel to Ancient Britain
in unique adventure
Gentle Press Publishing


What are You Willing to Risk?
Engaging dystopian novel,
think young adult 1984.
www.amazon.com


Raindrops: How Meditation...
Searching for spiritual
stability and mental health.
Facebook


A Puppy's Tale
A story of love, loss, and
finding the courage to love.
Amazon


Mighty Mary
Incredible story of Mary,
the elephant hanged for murder
www.amazon.com


Kringleset Chronicles
A magical fantasy adventure,
think Christmas meets Narnia.
Amazon


Everything All At Once
Teenage life (with a playlist)
Listen while you read.
Amazon


The Vulture Island, Book 1
Young boy faces an amazing
vulture and dangerous ventures
www.etsy.com


Running from Covid in our...
Paradoxical journey of losing
and finding freedom in an RV
Amazon


Little Pink Kitty Christmas
Christmas wish comes true
for daughter…and dad!
Amazon


Deficiency
"How far would you go to
keep your dreams alive?"
Amazon





The White Hand
A Story of Forbidden Love,
Betrayal, and Murder.
www.amazon.com


A Night at The King’s Inn
Award winning tale of
intrigue, mystery, and horror.
Amazon


Raindrops: How Meditation...
Searching for spiritual
stability and mental health.
Facebook


On Traigh Lar Beach
13 items on a beach; 13
stories of how they got there
Amazon