The Genie in the Bottle
This title is aimed at children beginning to read. The story tells how a poor fisherman goes fishing but catches an old bottle instead of a fish. When he opens the bottle, he accidentally releases a big, bad genie.
The classic Persian folktale retold for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated storylines and sentence structures. A poor fisherman finds a genie in a bottle – a big, bad, hungry genie. What will the fisherman do? Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles. Also available as an English Learner’s Edition with CD recordings in British and American English and downloadable worksheets and teacher’s notes.