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Tonight's triva topic: Famous stories where someone makes a wish. For some reason this leaves me feeling tip-of-the-tongue, aware there are NUMEROUS examples, but unable to think of more than two.  :bewildered:  Not feeling smart today!
#1 - November 12, 2011, 06:35 PM

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WELL WISHED by Franny Billingsley
HALF MAGIC by Edward Eager

Ummmm. I can only come with two, too.  Pinocchio?
#2 - November 12, 2011, 06:48 PM
WITCHLANDERS
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The Wish by Gail Carson Levine
#3 - November 12, 2011, 07:34 PM
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AS YOU WISH by Jackson Pearce   
#4 - November 12, 2011, 08:14 PM
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THE MAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT, by Kate DiCamillo

Of course there are some classic stories with wishes too:

ALADDIN
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#5 - November 12, 2011, 09:31 PM
MOSTLY THE HONEST TRUTH (HarperCollins 3/12/2019)
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Don't worry, Christine, all I can think of is the 1988 movie BIG.  Ha!
#6 - November 12, 2011, 09:44 PM


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The Queen's Nose, by Dick King-Smith

Well witched, by Francis Hardinge

The Fourth Wish by Elizabeth Haradan
#8 - November 14, 2011, 08:29 AM
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TREEHORN'S WISH  by Florence Parry Heide.

SYLVESTER AND THE MAGIC PEBBLE by William Steig
 
My own OTTO GROWS DOWN, in which Otto makes a birthday wish that his baby sister was never born.
#9 - November 14, 2011, 01:33 PM
DUCKWORTH, THE DIFFICULT CHILD (Atheneum, 2019)
INCOGNOLIO (Janx Press, 2017)
CRASHING EDEN  (Solstice, 2012)
OTTO GROWS DOWN (Sterling, 2009)

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E. Nesbit wrote two great ones - The novel The Five Children and It and a short story called Melisande. The Fisherman and His Wife is probably one of the best folk examples.
#10 - November 14, 2011, 06:25 PM
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You Wish by Mandy Hubbard
#11 - November 14, 2011, 07:15 PM
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