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FORMAT: Hardback
ISBN: 9781845020187
RRP: £7.99
PAGES: 64
PUBLICATION DATE: October 25, 2004

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Rosie’s Wish

By (author) Isla Dewar; Illustrated by Bob Dewar

Where’s Christmas? The real Christmas like it is in the films and all the picture books? That’s what Rosie wants to know. Christmas is coming, that’s for sure. And she’s excited. But other people seem to be getting grumpy. Dad’s in a bad mood because the tree lights are all tangled up. Mum’s tired from all the shopping and cooking. There ought to be lots and lots of snow and people running along the street shouting, ‘Merry Christmas!’ And wouldn’t it be fantastic if that celebrity chef from the telly came to make the Christmas dinner so Mum could just sit back and relax? Then, one day, Rosie finds Mrs Hawthorn’s purse in the street. When she returns it, Mrs Hawthorn gives Rosie a wish from her garden. Huh, thinks Rosie, a wish. What good are they? I’d rather have fifty pence. Still, she shuts her eyes and blows on a special dandelion clock and one little wish floats away to where good wishes go…

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