Caught me a wish

Sue McPherson

Bindi’s big brother, Rocco, is very sick. All she wants is for him to get better. While Rocco is away getting treatment, Bindi discovers the healing power of a good yarn and a simple wish.

 “I said that if you want this
to work, you gotta believe. OK?”…
“If you’re lucky enough to catch
a wishin’ leaf,” Grandad continues,
“well then, you’re lucky enough
to ask for a wish. Easy as that.”

Text type: Caught me a wish is a narrative text in novel form.



  • The value of belonging
  • Determination achieves goals
  • Giving support is important


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