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The Phoenix and the Carpet

Written by E. Nesbit

Illustrated by H. R. Millar

Part of the Puffin Classics Series

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A sequel to Five Children and it that continues the magical adventures of siblings Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother.

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The Phoenix and the Carpet Synopsis

It's startling enough to have a phoenix hatch in your house, but even more startling when it talks and reveals that you have a magic carpet on the floor. The vain and ancient bird accompanies the children on a series of adventures through time and space which, magic being what it is, rarely turn out as they were meant...

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ISBN: 9780141340869
Publication date: 03/05/2012
Publisher: Puffin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141340869
Publication date: 3rd May 2012
Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: H. R. Millar
Publisher: Puffin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Genres: Classic Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Audio Books

About E. Nesbit

Edith Nesbit (1858 – 1924) was a mischievous, tomboyish child who grew up to be an unconventional adult. She and her husband were founder members of the socialist Fabian Society and their home became a centre for socialist and literary discussion. Their friends included some of the time’s greatest writers and thinkers, including George Bernard Shaw and H G Wells. Everything about Edith showed her as a woman trying to break out of the mould demanded by English society at the time – she expressed her individuality through her clothes, hairstyle, lifestyle and her habit of speaking forcefully on almost ...

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