Curious Cal and the Wish Machine
Author Cavan Scott
Cal never ever looks before he leaps. His curiosity always gets the better of him. So, what will happen when he’s lets loose in a laboratory of mad and marvellous machines? And can the wish machine really give Cal what he desires? You decide!
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Chapter 1 Adopt a Grandparent
“Mum,” Cal whined. “Do I really have to?” “Yes,” Mum said sharply. “You do. Mrs Davies wants everyone in your class to Adopt a Grandparent. Including you!” Cal shoved his hands in his pockets. “...
Chapter 2 A Big Problem!
“Waaaaaah!” Cal yelled out as everything around him started to change. Before his eyes, the workbench began to grow. A minute ago, it had been up to his waist. Now it was up to his chest. He blink...
Chapter 3 The Brilliant Machine
Excitedly, Cal pulled the cap on to his head. It fitted perfectly, almost as if it were made for him. “What do I do now?” “Tell the machine what you want to be brilliant at,” Mr Patel replied. ...
Chapter 4 The Yum-O-Tronic
Cal threw on some clothes, crept down the stairs and slipped out of the house as quietly as possible. He hurried next door and found the spare front door key where Mr Patel had hidden it – beneath...
Chapter 5 The Final Wish
Cal had never run so fast in his life. Something was wrong. Very, very wrong. When he had turned on the football pitch, he’d seen smoke billowing into the air from the housing estate next to the ...