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Winners 2020

Below is a list of the 2020 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:

I Wish You Happiness by Michael Wong
Gold

I Wish You Happiness
Author: Michael Wong
The Snark by Justin Davis
Gold

The Snark
Author: Justin Davis
Illustrator: Stephanie Jayne
Compare Bear's Double Dare by Kim Linette
Silver

Compare Bear's Double Dare
Author: Kim Linette
Illustrator: James Loram
Tom’s Zombie Fright by J C Perry
Silver

Tom’s Zombie Fright
Author: J C Perry
Illustrator:
Be Proud to be Blue by Diane Hull
Bronze

Be Proud to be Blue
Author: Diane Hull
Illustrator: Jan Dolby
Coaster by Paula Kluth
Bronze

Coaster
Author: Paula Kluth
Illustrator: Vinsensiana Aprilia
Sally and her Super Snot by Salma Zaman
Bronze

Sally and her Super Snot
Author: Salma Zaman
Illustrator: Ursula Hurst

Ballistic Kids by Thom Craigen
Gold

Ballistic Kids
Author: Thom Craigen
Illustrator: Matt Riste
The Noisy Classroom by Angela Shanté
Silver

The Noisy Classroom
Author: Angela Shanté
Illustrator:
Where Dragons Fly by Hannah Sparks
Silver

Where Dragons Fly
Author: Hannah Sparks
Illustrator:
Shiloh and Dande the Lion by Ciara L Hill
Bronze

Shiloh and Dande the Lion
Author: Ciara L Hill
Illustrator: Christian Krabbe
Sky Up! by Patrice Augustus-Brown
Bronze

Sky Up!
Author: Patrice Augustus-Brown
Illustrator: Fiona Morrison
Sven and the Purse of Silver by Michael E Wills
Bronze

Sven and the Purse of Silver
Author: Michael E Wills
Illustrator:
Where’s My Joey? by Wendy Monica Winter
Bronze

Where’s My Joey?
Author: Wendy Monica Winter
Illustrator: Roxana Antochi

Gobbledy by Lis Anna-Langston
Gold

Gobbledy
Author: Lis Anna-Langston
The Mostly Invisible Boy by A J Vanderhorst
Silver

The Mostly Invisible Boy
Author: A J Vanderhorst
Frankie and the Gift of Fantasy by Ruthy Ballard
Bronze

Frankie and the Gift of Fantasy
Author: Ruthy Ballard
Grace From Space by Barbara Glazier-Robinson
Bronze

Grace From Space
Author: Barbara Glazier-Robinson

Everything All At Once by Ivy Cayden
Gold

Everything All At Once
Author: Ivy Cayden
The Truth That Lies Between by W D McComb
Gold

The Truth That Lies Between
Author: W D McComb
Ben Archer and the Alien Skill by Rae Knightly
Silver

Ben Archer and the Alien Skill
Author: Rae Knightly
Through the Gate by Kay Jordan
Silver

Through the Gate
Author: Kay Jordan
Ever Alice,  by H J Ramsay
Bronze

Ever Alice,
Author: H J Ramsay
Ice Queen by Felicia Farber
Bronze

Ice Queen
Author: Felicia Farber
Thorfinn and the Witch's Curse by Jay Veloso Batista
Bronze

Thorfinn and the Witch's Curse
Author: Jay Veloso Batista

The Opium Lord's Daughter by Robert Wang
Gold

The Opium Lord's Daughter
Author: Robert Wang
Arnold Falls by Charlie Suisman
Silver

Arnold Falls
Author: Charlie Suisman
Farseeker by Joanna Starr
Silver

Farseeker
Author: Joanna Starr
Hermit Girl by E M Collyer
Silver

Hermit Girl
Author: E M Collyer
Transference by B T Keaton
Silver

Transference
Author: B T Keaton
Between Witches & Angels by T N Traynor
Bronze

Between Witches & Angels
Author: T N Traynor
Finding My Night by Halo Roberts
Bronze

Finding My Night
Author: Halo Roberts
Haunting in Hartley by Janice Tremayne
Bronze

Haunting in Hartley
Author: Janice Tremayne
Life in the Chastity Zone by Holly Brandon
Bronze

Life in the Chastity Zone
Author: Holly Brandon
Love Among the Recipes by Carol M. Cram
Bronze

Love Among the Recipes
Author: Carol M. Cram
The Albatross: Contact by Connor Mackay
Bronze

The Albatross: Contact
Author: Connor Mackay

Playing Dead: A Memoir of Terror and Survival by Monique Faison Ross
Gold

Playing Dead: A Memoir of Terror and Survival
Author: Monique Faison Ross
Ghosts of the NHS by Glynis Allen
Silver

Ghosts of the NHS
Author: Glynis Allen
Young Offender by Michael Maisey
Silver

Young Offender
Author: Michael Maisey
Anchorless by Jolie P. Hoang
Bronze

Anchorless
Author: Jolie P. Hoang
Brothers in Arms by Kevin M. Callahan
Bronze

Brothers in Arms
Author: Kevin M. Callahan

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Accidental shooting shatters
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Kings, Conquerors, Psychopaths
Kings were serial killers
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TRIVIA BOOKS
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CHILDREN OF THE KNIGHT
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Horrifically Half-Baked Ham
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Belluna's Big Adventure...
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Sentinals Awaken
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Family Redefined
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