Oxford Children's Classics: Five Children and It: New Edition by E. NesbitOxford Children's Classics: Five Children and It: New Edition by E. Nesbit

Oxford Children's Classics: Five Children and It: New Edition

byE. Nesbit

Hardcover | March 27, 2013

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If you love a good story, then look no further. Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. They're books to treasure and return to again and again.When five children go exploring in the gravel pit they never expect to find 'It' . . . a Psammead who can grant them one wish per day. But this grumpy old Sand-fairy has to be in the right mood to grant wishes, and as the children discover having your wishes come true may sound like fun, but canactually turn into a whole heap of trouble . . . This charming tale is the latest addition to the Oxford Children's Classics series from the author of The Railway Children.
E.Nesbit was born in London in 1858. Her father died when she was four years old and she spent much of her childhood travelling around England, France, Germany, and Spain with her mother and sister Mary in an endeavour to cure Mary of tuberculosis. E. Nesbit married Hubert Bland in 1880 and they went on to become two of the founding m...
Title:Oxford Children's Classics: Five Children and It: New EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 7.28 × 5.08 × 0 inPublished:March 27, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192733435

ISBN - 13:9780192733436

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from full of adventure and imagination This book is lovely. I hadn't read it as a child myself but am enjoying reading it to our 8 year old. He is finding the older style language a bit challenging at times, but mostly he is loving the imagination and thinking of things he would wish for.
Date published: 2018-01-29