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Winners 2021

Below is a list of the 2021 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:








The Sigil Masters by Rick Duffy
Gold

The Sigil Masters
Author: Rick Duffy
Cover Designer: Damonza
Trouble at the Monster Zoo by Kristina Rowlands
Silver

Trouble at the Monster Zoo
Author: Kristina Rowlands
Cover Designer: Mia Lloyd
Taro by Blue Spruell
Bronze

Taro
Author: Blue Spruell
Cover Designer: Miya Outlaw
From Steam to Salt by McKenzie Austin
Gold

From Steam to Salt
Author: McKenzie Austin
Cover Designer: Biserka Design
How Icasia Bloom Touched Happiness by Jessica Bell
Silver

How Icasia Bloom Touched Happiness
Author: Jessica Bell
Cover Designer: Jessica Bell
Barefoot Alice by Jan Porter
Bronze

Barefoot Alice
Author: Jan Porter
Cover Designer: Rebecacovers

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Cats of the Pyramids
Two autistic kids. Great
adventure. ALIEN CAT PEOPLE!
Amazon


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


Ripley of Valor
Engaging character, likable,
fascinating.' BookPipeline
www.thorensyndergaard.com


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


The Graceful Ghost
Page-turning antics with
ghosts in a ballet school!
Amazon


THE RAMBEE BOO SERIES
Collect all the Rambee Boo
adventures! For 2 - 7 yr olds.
www.wamanbooks.com


Penitentiary Tales: Love Story
Privileged young white man
sent to harrowing State Prison
www.amazon.com


Inconvenient Memories
An intimate account of a
modern Chinese social tragedy
www.amazon.com


SERIAL DATER
A gripping psych-thriller
with a killer twist
Amazon


The Adventures of T J...
T J’s disability is no barrier
to a happy and fulfilling life
www.amandakehoebooks.com


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


The Animals at the Zoo
A Fun & Educational Picture
Book for Kids Ages 2-5
Amazon


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


Kate the Kitty Goes Potty
Fun potty training: a rhyming
picture book for toddlers!
Amazon


The Labyrinthine Journey
A mysterious message.
A mission from the gods.
www.amazon.com


BLINK
A driver narrowly avoids
hitting a strange man…
www.amazon.co.uk


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


SUBMIT HORROR
14 tales - new and renewed -
of imminent terror!
www.amazon.co.uk


The Irish bog imp tales
Lock up your donkeys,
the bog imps are coming!
www.irishbogimptales.com


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


Early Myths
Greek myths
for young kids
www.amazon.com


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


The Sands of Marrakech
Paranormal mystery set in
Morocco by M.A. Moore
Amazon


Cats of the Pyramids
Two autistic kids. Great
adventure. ALIEN CAT PEOPLE!
Amazon


Traffic: A Ronnie Lake Mystery
PI entangled in a kidnapping
that leads to trafficking.
Amazon





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


Eve's Ducklings
Adorable story about a girl
wanting to befriend ducklings
www.mariamonte.com


Requiem For A Genocide
War is hell,
even if you're a robot.
Amazon


Ever Alice
Alice returns to Wonderland to
take out the Queen of Hearts.
Amazon