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puppets in the UK
Jones had a deep-sea locker. But here in Fleetway
land, Daisy Jones had a locket. All she had to
do was to
rub it and - KAZAM! - a genie appeared to
carry out her
every whim. And not just the old "three wishes"
Genie would keep on granting wishes ad inifitum,
Daisy was all heart, though, bless her. She tried
her genie friend to right wrongs and foul up crooks,
and bullies. Notice the word "tried" there,
was a twist in this Grenie's tail.
You see, the chap would
often take the words of Daisy's wishes a tad too literally:
like the time when she wished for a monster ice
but got an ice cream monster instead....
Daisy was on the right track, hoping to help folks.
But with all that magic power at her fingertips, surely
could have set her sights a little higher. Afte
next door's dog into a stretchy sausage dog was
and good, but what about solving world hunger,
us of Third World debt. Now that would be magic
shine it up!"
Daisy unearthed her locket in the attic of her
She wanted to play outside with her pals, but
was sent up to tidy the place by her grumpy father.
was found in her Grandad's old sea chest.
One quick rub
later and our Genie pops up. Daisy wishes for
to join her, and - next second - her pals appear.
she can't go outside, she asks the Genie for a little
sunshine. So he makes the roof disappear!