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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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The Opium Lord's Daughter
First Opium War told through
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WATER DRAGON
Illustrating the powerful
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A Tree in Time
Time travel to Ancient Britain
in unique adventure
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Abandoned: A Sacred Mission
The International Space
Station holds a secret
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The Tap-Dancing Pigeon
An inspiring adventure
for 3 to 8 year olds.
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Logan the Lobster
Logan is different –
will anyone play with him?
Gloria Barnett


Traffic: A Ronnie Lake Mystery
PI entangled in a kidnapping
that leads to trafficking.
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Cognition
Is human intelligence at its
peak, or just taking off?
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HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHAT
YOU WILL BE? An inspiring
gift for any hopeful youngster
Amazon


Music of Clara Martinelli
Our world in peril. Can
a piece of music save it?
Amazon


Prof. Children’s Book Editing
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FACE, A MEMOIR
A harrowing and life-affirming
memoir. It will draw you in.
Amazon


Passionate Travellers
Around the World on 21
Incredible Journeys in History
www.amazon.co.uk


The Vulture Island, Book 1
Young boy faces an amazing
vulture and dangerous ventures
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A Faulty Eviction
Eccentric tenants band
together to fight an eviction.
Amazon


Cuckoo Clock New York
Kindertransport-What happened
to the children in WW2?
www.amazon.com


Horrifically Half-Baked Ham
Hilarious Zombies and Vampires
and Witches—Oh My!
www.reganwhmacaulay.com


Blood and Water
Not every dragon
is born equal
www.amazon.co.uk


Ford the Tooting Truck Truck
Empowering book about
changing your perspective.
Amazon


MAYA LOOP - Middle Grade Novel
The brave girl from Baltimore
who saves the world!
Amazon


Give Them Unquiet Dreams
Can he free his mother from
a psychiatric institute?
www.amazon.com


UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
in the most unusual places
www.amazon.com


The Midas Effect
What if you could make all
your wishes come true.
Amazon





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An 1880s cowgirl tougher
than Calamity Jane!
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Dave Explores the Outdoors
Educational book, written in
a fun, rhyming style.
www.amazon.co.uk


FACE, A MEMOIR
A harrowing and life-affirming
memoir. It will draw you in.
Amazon


Jasper the Island Hopper
A wonderful travel book
for children
Amazon