Manju's Magic Wishes: A Bloomsbury Young Reader

Manju's Magic Wishes: A Bloomsbury Young Reader

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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 Veronica Montoya and quirky characters young readers will find hard to resist.

Bloomsbury Young Readers are the perfect way to get children reading, with book-banded stories by brilliant authors like Julia Donaldson. They are packed with gorgeous colour illustrations and include inside cover notes to help adults reading with children, as well as ideas for activities related to the stories.

Book Band: Purple
Ideal for ages 6+
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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 145 x 212 x 7mm | 1,000g
  • Featherstone
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 147295971X
  • 9781472959713

About Chitra Soundar

Chitra Soundar is an Indian-born British writer and storyteller. She grew up with stories from myths and epics from India and is inspired by its diverse culture and natural beauty. Chitra has over 30 books in print worldwide and regularly goes into schools to tell stories and conduct workshops. Her book Pattan's Pumpkin was long-listed for the North Somerset Teacher's Book Award and chosen as a book in the Power of Reading series by CLPE.

Veronica Montoya is an illustrator from Alicante, a little city in the south east of Spain. She has loved drawing and painting for as long as she can remember and thinks her main influences come from childhood inspirations. Veronica studied Fine Arts in Valencia and has two masters on Digital Creation and 2D Animation. If she's not illustrating, you can find her walking by the sea with her little dog.
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