Season 10 - Episodes 3 & 4 - An Aladdin Adventure

An Aladdin Adventure

Become part of the story and join Lauren and the Reading Bug as they travel back in time to visit Aladdin and the fabled genie-of-the-lamp!

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Books Mentioned in this Podcast

Genie in a Bottle (Whatever After #9) By Sarah Mlynowski Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545851039
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 12th, 2017

Be careful what you wish for...When my brother, Jonah, and I travel through our mirror into the story of Aladdin, we're excited. There will be magic lamps and genies granting wishes. Right? Wrong. The genie we meet isn't QUITE as helpful as we expected. And if Aladdin's wishes don't come true, he won't get to marry the princess and live happily ever after!Now we have to:- Escape an enchanted cave- Find forty buckets of jewels- Plan a parade- Learn to fly a magic carpetOtherwise we'll run out of wishes... and never get home!

The First Wish (Jeanie & Genie #1) By Trish Granted, Manuela Lopez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Trish Granted, Manuela Lopez (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534474659
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Published: Little Simon - January 5th, 2021

In the first book of the Jeanie and Genie series, new student Willow Davis turns fellow second grader Jeanie Bell’s life upside down with her unbelievable, magical secret! For Jeanie Bell, things at Rivertown Elementary are nice, normal, and totally average—just the way she likes it. But when a new girl, Willow Davis, joins the school, all of a sudden strange things start happening. Will Willow’s big secret ruin the girls’ friendship—and change life in Rivertown forever?

Twinsanity (Zacktastic) By Courtney Sheinmel, Jennifer A. Bell (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781585369379
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - August 15th, 2017

Zack Cooley is a genie. Yes, you read that right: He is a genie. He found out on his tenth birthday, and life hasn't been the same since. Life has been AMAZING It doesn't matter if Zack's twin sister, Quinn, is the one with all the friends at school. Zack is the one with all the magic--plus, he has new friends in genie school, which he secretly attends twice a week. But Quinn is having some strange symptoms, and it looks like Zack may have to share genie-status with his sister. Faster than Zack can say UNFAIR, Quinn is kidnapped by evil genie Linx and whisked away to the Thirteenth Parallel, where time is unending and genie powers are useless. Zack has been learning a lot in genie school, but do he and his new friends have the skills to save his sister?

Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights: Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson (Everyman's Library Children's Classics Series) By Anonymous, W. Heath Robinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anonymous, W. Heath Robinson (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780679425335
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Published: Everyman's Library - May 11th, 1993

For the past two hundred years, Western readers, young and old alike, have been transported to the fabulous Orient by means of these remarkable stories, in which the everyday mingles on an equal footing with the uncanny and the miraculous. Accompanying the text are illustrations by W. Heath Robinson, which are themselves miracles of visual and imaginative sympathy.

The Genie's Curse (Little Legends) By Tom Percival Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492642565
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - May 2nd, 2017

Meet Jack and his talking chicken Betsy, Red, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, and a host of other Little Legends as they have fantastic new adventures! Get to know your favorite fairytale characters like never before in this magical new book series.

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Tales From the Arabian Nights: Stories of Adventure, Magic, Love, and Betrayal By Donna Jo Napoli Cover Image
ISBN: 9781426325403
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Published: National Geographic Kids - October 25th, 2016

The Wishmakers By Tyler Whitesides, Jessica Warrick (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tyler Whitesides, Jessica Warrick (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062568311
Published: HarperCollins - February 27th, 2018

Bella and the Blue Genie By Jonathan Gould, Richard Tran (Illustrator), Lane Diamond (Editor) Cover Image
By Jonathan Gould, Richard Tran (Illustrator), Lane Diamond (Editor)
ISBN: 9781622530885
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Published: Evolved Publishing - April 26th, 2018

Aster and the Accidental Magic: (A Graphic Novel) By Thom Pico, Karensac (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Thom Pico, Karensac (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593118849
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Published: Random House Graphic - March 3rd, 2020


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