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Created: 22nd March, 2021

Manju's Magic Wishes

Author: Chitra Soundar
Illustrator: Veronica Montoya
Publisher: Bloomsbury

COLLECTION

Learning to read

THEMES

Family

YEAR GROUP

Years 1 and 2

A fun, magical story, ideal for children practising their reading at home or in school.

Manju wants to get a present for her Mum's birthday but Cumin her cat isn't sure about the toy elephant or robot. So when they find Grandma's magic lamp, Manju is granted seven wishes to find the best present. But each wish starts to go wrong and soon the house is filled with a rock band, aliens and pirates! Can Manju and Cumin wish for the perfect gift?

This magically humorous tale from storyteller Chitra Soundar is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves and for Key Stage 1. It features engaging illustrations from Verónica Montoya and quirky characters young readers will find hard to resist.

 

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