A funny, magical story, ideal for children practising reading at home or in school.Manju's stuck at home and she is BORED. Looking for entertainment, she summons the genie. When he turns up with a terrible cold, the genie can't hear any of Manju's wishes properly and his magic is even more strange than usual. Can Manju help him sort out the muddle? The characters from Manju's Magic Wishes return in this quirky comedy from Chitra Soundar, perfect for Key Stage 1 (KS1) children who are learning to read by themselves. It features illustrations from Ver nica Montoya and hilarious mishaps that children will love.Bloomsbury Young Readers are the perfect way to get children reading, with book-banded stories by brilliant authors like Julia Donaldson. With gorgeous colour illustrations and inside cover notes to help children get the most out of stories, this series is ideal for home and school. Guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) are available at bloomsburyguidedreading.com.'Every child needs a Bloomsbury Young Reader.' (Julie-Ann McCulloch, Teacher)Book Band: Gold. Ideal for ages 6+.