Genie in Training by Ciaran Murtagh


Genie in Training by Ciaran Murtagh

When Jamie's gran gives him a battered old teapot he reckons she's gone doolally! But then he cleans it, and out pops Balthazar Najar, a banished genie! Balthazar grants three wishes but, for the last one, Jamie accidentally wishes he was a genie ...He's whisked off to genie school where angry headmasters, deadly magic carpets and exploding lamps are the least of his worries! Illustrated throughout with fun pictures by Adria Meserve.

About the Author

Ciaran Murtagh

Ciaran Murtagh is a writer and actor. His new book Genie in a Trap is out now.

He also writes TV shows and has recently been involved with scripting Shaun the Sheep, Dennis and Gnasher, The Slammer, The Legend of Dick and Dom, Scoop, Hotel Trubble, Casper's Scare School, The 4 o'clock Club and Diddy Movies.

He is an unapologetic fan of the music of a-ha and still sucks his thumb.
It is unclear which of these two facts is more embarrassing to his friends and family. Find out more at

Author photo © Steve Ullathorne

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192 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

16th April 2012



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