The Wishing of Biddy MaloneJoe Cowley
Illustrated by Christopher Denise.
Biddy Malone is a singer and dancer, though her feet trip all over each other and her voice sounds like a rusty gate. Even her brothers’ teasing can’t stop her from trying. When Biddy discovers a faerie village and a handsome faerie who offers to grant her deepest wishes, she tells him every one. But soon she learns that it’s not wishing but a lot of heart and hard work that will make her dreams come true. This enchanting story by award-winning author Joy Cowley will make young readers believe in their own inner magic.