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Eric is struggling with schoolwork and his mum isn't happy. She decides he needs extra help with his grumpy teacher Mr Hodgetts (AKA The Bodge). So when a mysterious present arrives from Auntie Rose, Eric hopes it can grant his biggest wish of all . . .

Eric is just no good at tests and schoolwork, and his mum thinks he isn't trying hard enough. His grumpy teacher Mr Hodgetts (AKA the Bodge) decides he needs extra help. Then a mysterious package arrives from Eric’s Auntie Rose, containing a small round stone which promises to grant a wish. The wish Eric makes might just change everything . . .


Barbara Mitchelhill cleverly weaves magic into everyday life and equally skilfully mixes zany humour with touching, real emotions

Andrea Reece, LoveReading4Kids

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  • Paperback


    April 4, 2019


    64 pages

    RRP $17.99

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