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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:







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Blue Falcon Publishing
Children’s publishing
outside the box.
www.bluefalconpublishing.co.uk


Cosmic Playbook for Writers
Boost Your Creativity,
Resilience & Passion
Amazon


JUST FINISH!
“Inspirational, motivational
& captivating” New Runner
www.payhip.com


The Opium Lord's Daughter
First Opium War told through
Chinese and English views
robertwangauthor.com


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


MATILDA SEER
Where your name is,
there lies your power
www.amazon.com


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


PERHAPS YOU WERE BORN FOR JUST
SUCH A TIME AS THIS: For every
teen and all who know a teen
www.carolynhayes.net


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


Uncle Greg's Treasure [Novel]
Around the World
in 51 Riddles
books2read.com


Weapons of Remorse
Accidental shooting shatters
three American families
Amazon


F’lorna of Rodesh
Life's more than simply song &
dance. Destiny cries out!
www.amazon.com


CHILDREN OF THE KNIGHT
King Arthur uses kids to
create a modern Camelot
www.amazon.com


PROFESSOR PARRO...
Good & bad choices result
in mystery & adventure.
www.amazon.com


The Mithras Conspiracy
Corpse of a Vatican scholar
floating in the Tiber!
www.mjpolelle.com


Sometimes Lovin' is Hurtful
A love song on repressed
love. Straight-gay.
www.amazon.com


Dragon's Future
Family, friends, dragons!
A fight for their future
www.amazon.co.uk


Abandoned: A Sacred Mission
The International Space
Station holds a secret
Amazon


How Dare the Birds Sing
Secrets, love, hatred and
unthinkable quirks of fate.
www.amazon.com


HomoAmerican – Secret Society
Unflinching portrait turbulent
times before & after Stonewall
www.amazon.com


Karen Nicksich
angel reader, children's
author, dog trainer
www.pet-angelreader.com


Red Falcon Publishing
Affordable, quality
self-publishing.
www.redfalconpublishing.co.uk


DRAGON BROTHERS
Dragon-winged brothers right
the wrongs of their elders.
www.amazon.com


Prof. Children’s Book Editing
1% of books win publishing
deal. Make your book stand out
www.jessebcreative.com


The Vital Secrets Series
Enjoy good suspense?
Enjoy this thrilling series!
www.amazon.com





THE MAGIC YOU DON'T SEE
Your chance to be the
vocalist in the book!
www.frontporchstorytelling.com


Zuma the Dog
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merchandise here.
www.zumathedog.com


Grumpy & Lumpy Bears
A story in verse with
original antique photographs.
www.amazon.com


Tupelo Honey
Gritty, superbly written. Full
of unforgettable characters.
www.amazon.com