I Wish by Joyce Dunbar


I Wish by Joyce Dunbar

What if there was one wish left. Tell me what you'd wish for. Cubby is a squirrel who wishes...he wishes his big sister Clementine would come out and play, he wishes he could swing on the high branch, make a den and dig a deep hole. And with Clementine's help, most of his wishes come true. At last it is Clementine's turn to make a wish, but as Mum explains, 'Wishes don't always come true straight away, sometimes we have to wait.' And sure enough, while the two little squirrels are sleeping something magical happens...A delightful tale with exquisite illustrations by Ivan Bates.


Bold print and brightly coloured illustrations enhance this simple and amusing story Carousel Warm and appealing with cuddly illustrations in soft watercolour and crayon -- Jennifer Taylor School Librarian Journal A perfect bedtime storybook ... Joyce Dunbar's lively, pre-schooler-friendly text is beautifully illustrated by Ivan Bates

About the Author

Joyce Dunbar

Joyce Dunbar was born and brought up in Lincolnshire. She taught English for 20 years before becoming a full-time writer. Her books for children include This is the Star, which became a world-wide best-seller, and Mundo and the Weatherchild, which was runner-up for the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. The popular Mouse and Mole series has been animated for television with the voices of Alan Bennett and Richard Briers. She lives in Norwich.

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39 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5


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Publication date

1st September 2005



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