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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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LOST IN THE QUAGMIRE
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Blood and Water
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THE GOA FILE
Thrilling historical novel set
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Hero, a Hag, and Foggle-nogger
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Early Myths
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I AM ME
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THE NAMESAKE: Truth is Freedom
When faith turns to violence,
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Pull A Funny Face
Promoting inclusion however
'different' someone seems.
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Lucky by RH Webster
Mystery and romance await
Lucky on a flight to Earth.
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Dust: Before and After
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The Moon Pigeon
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AWAKE; ARISE, OR BE FOREVER
FALLEN: Touching memoir of
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The Labyrinthine Journey
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THE THIRSTY CROW...
Tales of WISDOM for toddlers,
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The Battle of Trafalgar Square
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