My recent novel THE CHOCOLATE CLOUDS is a finalist in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards in the UK. The finalists for 2021 were just announced for this literary award. I can’t believe my book made it to the final list! It is a big surprise since none of my books ever made it into a literary award in the United Kingdom.
THE WISHING SHELF BOOK AWARDS 2021 FINALISTS Below is a list of the 2021 FINALISTS in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards. The children’s books were read and judged by children from 10 UK primary and secondary schools, the adult books by 2 Reading Groups, 1 in London and 1 in Stockholm. Over 150 readers! The books were marked according to EDITING, THEME, STYLE, COVER and, in the case of many of the children’s books, ILLUSTRATIONS. The audio books in Category 7 and Category 8 were also marked according to NARRATOR PERFORMANCE, SOUND QUALITY, MUSIC and SOUND EFFECTS. Every book in Category 1 - 6 which was awarded over 25/35 is a finalist. Every book in Category 7 and 8 which was awarded over 30/40 is a finalist. The WINNERS will be announced on April 1st, 2022 Category 3 Books for 9 – 12 Year Olds A Tree in Time, Pam C. Golden Because You Are Here, Dr. Yasmin Salleh, ill. by Amanda Merrifield Believing In Horses Out West, Valerie Ormond Beyond the Doors, Clay Kelly Broken Twigs: Farewell to Faerie Forest, Charlotte L. Taylor Dwarf Story, W. W. Marplot Eco Worrier, Ian Slatter Limerick Comics, Robert Hoyman, ill. by Steve Feldman Little Wade and Watchtower: Abigail and the Great Gang Trap, Sean March Mishka, Mike Moroney Octavia Bloom and the Missing Key, Estelle Grace Tudor Osasu and The Great Wall of The Benin Empire, Tamkara Olayinka Adun Secrets of the Shallows, Gloria Barnett Snoodles, Kidoodles, Poodles, Steven Joseph, ill. by Andy Case Star Man's Son, C. C. Archambeault Stranger Days on Peculiar Hill, Grimly Darkwood Strength of the Mountains. Gregory O. Smith The Children of Horseshoe Hideout, Rebecca Matthews Vorkapich The Chocolate Clouds, Marc Remus The Fall of a Sparrow, Griselda Heppel The Graceful Ghost, Eleanor Dixon The Kringleset Chronicles: The Return of the Queen, Dawn Treacher The Miracle Prince: The Power of the Pearl, William Edmonds The Rise of a Golden Lion, Michael Feng The Shadow of the Pyramid, Wendy Leighton-Porter The Unfocused Man, Tom Hoffman The Way to Storey, L. B. Anne Toby and the Silver Blood Witches #childrensbooks #thechocolateclouds #chocolate #chocolateclouds #thewishingshelf #bookawards #LiteraryAwards #bookawardswinner #wishingshelf #kidsbook #marcremus #remus #KindleUnlimited #authorscommunity #fantasy #middlegradefiction #middlegrade #bookillustration