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The Magic Fish

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Retold and illustrated with a South African flair without losing its universal qualities, this story is a charming adaptation of an original fairy tale. A poor fisherman and his brother live in a grass hut by the sea. One day, the fisherman catches a magic, talking fish that he immediately sets free. When he tells his brother what happened, the brother demands that he ask the magic fish for a bigger house. Surprisingly, the magic fish grants the fisherman's wish. Will his brother be satisfied, or will he become greedy and ask for more?

Genre: Children's Fiction

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