Thursday, 19 April 2012

Children's Book Prize announced

The titles and authors of the winning children's books in the 2011 Wishing Shelf Awards have now been officially announced. (The awards, made in 2012, relate to the 2011 book submissions.)  On the Wishing Shelf web site "The Strange Affair of the Ethiopian Treasure Chest" is listed as the winner of the Category 2 award (for children aged 6-8).
Here is the full list:


CATEGORY 1 Pre-School Picture
WINNER A Monkey, A Mouse and a CPAP Machine, Marion Maz Mason, Steve B Mason, Kristina-Rose
SECOND Chloe’s Big Day Out, Rebecca Berg
THIRD Whizz! Bang! Whallop! Judith Morrison
CATEGORY 2 6 – 8 Year Olds
WINNER The Strange Affair of the Ethiopian Treasure Chest, Brian John
SECOND A First Guide to Space Creatures, Faiz Kemani
THIRD The Ghostly Boy, Simon Pullman
CATEGORY 3 9 – 12 Year Olds
WINNER The Grimstone Galleries, Louise A Bruzon
SECOND Lost, Helen Smith
THIRD The Day I Stood Up to the School Bully, John K Wright
CATEGORY 4 Teenagers
WINNER Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms, Mark Whiteway
SECOND Red Bleeds the Jacaranda, R B Cheviot
THIRD Few Are Chosen, M T McGuire
CATEGORY 5 Adults (Fiction)
WINNER Unravelling, Lindsay Stanberry-Flynn
SECOND Armed and Ridiculou, A selection of short stories, Dedwydd Jones
THIRD (JOINT) Yes and PIgs Might Fly, Linda Louisa Dell
CATEGORY 6 Adult (Non-Fiction)
WINNER I Fought Them All, The life and ring battles of Prize-fighting legend Tom Sharkey, Greg Lewis, Moira Sharkey
SECOND Revolve, Sineás Kent
THIRD Edgar A. Poe in Mounful and Never-ending Remembrance, Dedwydd Jones

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