New Treasure Seekers by Edith Nesbit, Fiction, Fantasy & Magic

New Treasure Seekers by Edith Nesbit, Fiction, Fantasy & Magic

by Edith Nesbit

Paperback / softback Age range: 9 to 12 years old Publication Date: 05/01/2009

RRP  $21.01 $20.75
THOSE BUMPTIOUS BASTABLES!

"Oswald is a delightful narrator and the stories he tells are among Nesbit's best." -- Gore Vidal

As if the remarkable collections of children's adventures The Story of the Treasure Seekers and The Wouldbegoods weren't enough! E. Nesbit's third book of this series finishes the delightful trilogy by this famous fantasy author.

Who needs fantasy, though, when you have these wonderful tales of the Bastable children, narrated by Oswald Bastable in his best superior third person fashion. Here again is Oswald's troublesome little brother H.O., and Dicky and Dora and Alice and No l, to say nothing of the Bastable uncles, father and mother. The story is told from a child's point of view. The narrator is Oswald, but on the first page he announces: "It is one of us that tells this story - but I shall not tell you which: only at the very end perhaps I will. While the story is going on you may be trying to guess, only I bet you don't." However, his occasional lapse into first person and the undue praise he likes to heap on himself, makes his identity obvious to the attentive reader long before he reveals it himself.
ISBN:
9781606642931
9781606642931
Category:
Science fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Age range:
9 to 12 years old
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
05-01-2009
Publisher:
Aegypan
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
172
Dimensions (mm):
229x152x10mm
Weight:
0.26kg
Edith Nesbit

Edith Nesbit was an English author and poet who was born in 1858.

As well as writing for children, she wrote poems, plays and was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society.

Her most famous works are The Railway Children and Five Children and It.

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