The Wishcatchers

The Wishcatchers Cover

The Wishcatchers

By Carol Christie

Floris Books, Paperback, 9780863158018, 137pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2011

Antonia is sick of being bullied by Rosie, a mean girl at school. So when new girl Clarissa joins the school, Ant wishes Rosie would pick on her instead. in Ant's seaside village, however, they have a special way of making wishes...children write down their wish, put it in a lobster creel, and row it out to Wishcatchers Point. Any wishes that disappear really do come true. Is it just coincidence? Or do the Wishcatchers really exist?

When Rosie starts to bully Clarissa, Ant realizes her mistake and tries to help. If they can discover why Rosie is such a bully and then make her wishes come true, maybe they can all become friends. Will the strange shell necklace that Ant has found help them finally to uncover the mystery of the Wishcatchers?

This wonderful story of friendship and magic will enchant young readers.

(Ages 7 11)