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The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair

Book 1
Narrated by: Sarah Ovens
Series: The Wishing Chair, Book 1
Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 5-7
4.5 out of 5 stars (88 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Set off a magical adventure with the first book in Enid Blyton's classic fantasy series about a chair that can fly and grant wishes! Perfect for children aged 5 and up. When Mollie and Peter go to buy their mother a birthday present, they discover the most extraordinary thing: a magical wishing-chair! The Wishing-Chair takes them on some wonderful adventures - to a giant's castle to rescue a new pixie friend, to the Land of Dreams, and even to a disappearing island! Who knows what might happen next? First published in 1937, this recording is based on the classic text, except that the pixie character's name has been changed to Binky.  

©1937 Enid Blyton Ltd (P)2017 Hodder Children's Books

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Kids love it!

My children just loved this beautifully told fairytale and immediately asked to buy number 2 next!

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Very enjoyable!

My children and I enjoyed this story. The Narrator was very good and the story was well written.

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We absolutely loved this book. Narrated very well!

We loved this book and was very well narrated. We very much enjoyed all of the characters and their adventures.

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lovd it

hi im mara and i love these books they are so good . i thank the people who are talking they are good to. love mara

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I. Love this. Book

This is a great book. One of my favourites. It’s really awesome. Highly recommend. So much fun.

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scary and weird

kids did not like it. won't listen to it because its eery and weird. i also think it has some really sexist values sprinkled throughout.

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  • Janet
  • 20-03-2019

One of our favorites

We love this book. The narrator is so pleasant to listen to and she has a lovely range of voices for the different characters. Great for children from 3 years.

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  • D. C.
  • 27-12-2017

5 year old loved it

our 5 year old listened to the whole thing in one sitting during a long car journey. the different characters are all acted out really well making it interesting for children and adults.

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  • Mr. O. Coleman
  • 02-01-2018

Amazing

All of the wishing chair series are fabulous and so so adventurous and fun I could listen to the all day 👍

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  • WJB5678
  • 24-07-2019

Wow

They can fly!!!!!Awesome! If you lie down and listen to this you immediately think-I wish I could do that!! I reallyreallyreallyreallyreally love this book

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  • B Keith
  • 18-06-2019

Enjoyable!

some parts made you sit on the edge of your seat and some parts were very bright and happy.

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  • Judy Lovelock
  • 30-04-2019

Delightful

Made a nice diversion from my usual choice, a little bit of fun will have to listen to more now.

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  • Not So Franch
  • 13-04-2019

great children's book.

My two children loved this book. My son has ADHD but Sarah Ovens great performance of this book kept him hooked.

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  • Liz
  • 16-12-2018

From George

From George

Please please LISTEN 👂 TO this book 📖 it is the best book 📚 on the island. 🌴 it is very interesting so watch this.

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  • N C.
  • 29-08-2018

as expected, another great Enid Blyton book

good adventures to be had here in the magical lands - let your imagination run wild

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  • (Andee4me:)
  • 23-07-2018

A solid performance all round!

This is a great story from Enid and it shows all the great qualities of her children’s work.
Likeable elves and Characters allied to a wonderful adventure which all the family can enjoy. This gets a BIG thumbs up.

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  • Helen Taylor
  • 04-09-2019

brilliant

loved the story and the clear narration. super for a 5 year old at bedtime