E Nesbit

Five Children and It
  • Five Children and It

  • A set of 6 much-loved stories from classic English literature for children, brought together by Puffin Classics in beautiful paperback cover designs.

    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...

    In the same collection:
    PETER PAN
    THE GREAT ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
    OLIVER TWIST
    ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
    FIVE CHILDREN AND IT
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELS

Edith Nesbit (15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924) was an English author and poet; she published her books for children under the name of E. Nesbit. She wrote or collaborated on more than 60 books of children's literature. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a socialist organisation later affiliated to the Labour Party.

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