When a poor woodcutter called John helps an elf in distress, the elf rewards him with three magic wishes. As John and Martha sit dreaming about what they could ask for, a chance remark by John prompts the appearance of some sizzling, succulent sausages! But the argument this causes between the couple leads to a very silly situation, which only their last remaining wish can put right. Be careful what you wish for - your wish might come true!
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Jessica Souhami is an acclaimed artist and storyteller whose artwork is inspired by the shadow puppet shows she created and took on tour earlier in her career. Her illustrations, like her puppets, use brilliant colour and bold shapes and her characters leap and swoop across the spreads. She has an international following for her retMore about Jessica Souhami