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Five Children and It

Written by E. Nesbit, Quentin Blake, Quentin Blake

Part of the Puffin Classics Series

Five Children and It Synopsis

When Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother go digging in the gravel pit, the last thing they expect to find is a Psammead - an ancient Sand-fairy! Having a Sand-fairy for a pet means having one wish granted each day. But the children don't realize all the trouble wishes can cause ...A timeless classic with an introduction by Quentin Blake, award-winning illustrator and first-ever Children's Laureate (1999-2001).

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141321615
Publication date: 7th August 2008
Author: E. Nesbit, Quentin Blake, Quentin Blake
Publisher: Puffin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 272 pages

About E. Nesbit, Quentin Blake, Quentin Blake

Edith Nesbit (1858-1924) began writing stories for children after a popular children's magazine of the time approached her to write pieces about her childhood. The result was a series of bestselling children's books that have remained firm favourites, including The Railway Children, The Story of the Treasure Seekers and The Phoenix and the Carpet.

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