Tuesday, 15 May 2012
EDITING Is there a flow to the text or is it a scratched record? Is it full of tiny/gigantic errors?
THEME Is the book current/interesting/original/exciting?
STYLE Is it a page-turner? The beginning grips you and the ending knocks you for
COVER AND ILLUSTRATIONS Eye-catching? Age appropriate? Do they add to the
AWARD: Adult (Non-Fiction)
WINNER I Fought Them All, The life and ring battles of Prize-fighting legend Tom
Sharkey, Greg Lewis, Moira Sharkey
All of the runners-up and winners in the 2011 Wishing Shelf Awards were deemed by our panel to be excellent and, subsequently, we thoroughly recommend them.
The Wishing Shelf Awards