The First Third Wish (Little Gems RA 6 IA 5-8)
When a newly-qualified fairy loses the third wish of three she must deliver to a woodcutter, young Dickon finds it. There is no limit to the number of times a lost wish may be used, and soon there are sparkly cats and magic lemonade bottles all over the place Can fairy Cobweb find the wish and put a stop to Dickon's magic?
Ian Beck was taught in art school by Raymond Briggs and has gone on to become one of the UK's best-loved illustrators and authors for children. As well as his children's books, he is well-known as the illustrator of Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album cover! Ian has also written the much-loved book Samurai for Barrington Stoke. He lives in Twickenham.