The Enchanted Castle

The Enchanted Castle

by Edith Nesbit

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 05/02/1994

RRP  $7.99 $7.95
When Jerry, Jimmy and Cathy discover a tunnel that leads to a castle, they pretend that it is enchanted. But when they discover a Sleeping Princess at the centre of a maze, astonishing things begin to happen. Amongst a horde of jewels they discover a ring that grants wishes. But wishes granted are not always wishes wanted, so the children find themselves grappling with invisibility, dinosaurs, a ghost and the fearsome Ugli-Wuglies before it is all resolved. This edition of 'The Enchanted Castle' has forty-seven evocative illustrations by H.R. Millar. AUTHOR: The greatest wish of Edith Nesbit (1858 - 1924) was to be remembered as a poet, but her poetry, like much of her adult fiction, is long forgotten. She came to write children's stories in later life, and was a responsible for a string of enduring titles, the most notable being 'The Railway Children'. She has been described as 'the first modern writer for children', although Wordsworth readers have also been introduced to her talents as a writer of supernatural fiction. 47 illustrations
ISBN:
9781853261299
9781853261299
Category:
Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
05-02-1994
Language:
English
Publisher:
Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
240
Dimensions (mm):
198x129x13mm
Weight:
0.15kg
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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