Ethan learns that you have to be careful what you wish for in this very funny, colour-illustrated reader by Sam Hay. Perfect for children learning to read.
Saturday morning shopping with Mum is SO BORING. That is, until Ethan finds a genie living in a jar of raspberry jam!
Ethan can't believe it - he could have anything he wants! But his wishes don't quite turn out how he planned ...
The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every book they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading.
Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for early readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories.
Up to 8 lines per page
Bright, appealing pictures for added interest
A variety of sentence structures
A wider range of vocabulary
Strong themes and characters to discuss
Ideal for beginner readers aged 5-6
All Reading Ladder titles are developed with leading literacy consultant Nikki Gamble, making them perfect early years reading books for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading throughout Key Stage 1.
Book band: Purple
For more information about the series and advice on supporting children's reading, see our reading ladder page www.egmont.co.uk/reading-ladder
Sam Hay grew up in Scotland and worked in newspapers, before moving to Wales to write children's books. Since then she's had more than twenty books published, including fiction series Undead Pets and picture book Do Not Wash This Bear. Richard Watson gained a 1st class degree in Illustration at Lincoln University and his books have now been published all over the world. He is also a keen sketcher and painter and is represented by the Bright Agency. Series consultant Nikki Gamble is the director of Just Imagine, a specialist resource and training centre for Primary English. She is Associate Consultant at the University of London, Institute of Education.