Five Children and It

Five Children and It

A Brilliant Story of Fantasy (Annotated) by Edith Nesbit

by Edith Nesbit

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 03/06/2019

RRP  $17.99 $16.50
To Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane, and their baby brother, the house in the country promises a summer of freedom and play. But when they accidently uncover an accident Psammead--or Sand-fairy--who has the power to make wishes come true, they find themselves having the holiday of a lifetime, sharing one thrilling adventure after another.Asleep since dinosaurs roamed the earth, the ill-tempered, odd--looking Psammead --with his spider-shaped body, bat's ears, and snail's eyes --grudgingly agrees to grant the children one wish per day. Soon, though the children discover that their wishes have a tendancy to turn out quite differnetly than expected. Whatever they wish whether it's to fly like a bird, live in a mighty castle, or have an immense fortune --something goes terribly wrong, hilariously wrong.Then an accidental wish has horrible consequences, and the children are faced with a difficult choice: to let an innoncent manbe charged with a crime or to lose for all time their gift of magical wishes. Five Children and It is one of E. Nesbit's most beloved tales of enchantment.
ISBN:
9781071486658
9781071486658
Category:
Fantasy
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
03-06-2019
Language:
English
Publisher:
Independently Published
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
279.4x215.9x5.59mm
Weight:
0.26kg

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