Five Children and It (Google eBook)
'Don't you know a sand-fairy when you see one?'
I dare say you have often thought about what you would do if you were granted three wishes. The five children - Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother - had often talked about it but when they are faced with the grumpy sand-fairy they find it difficult to make up their minds. And that is just the beginning of their dilemmas. As they discover, there is nothing quite like a wish for getting you into terrible trouble.
BACKSTORY: Learn about what it was like to be a child in 1902 and try some fun activities!
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Review: Five Children and It (Five Children #1)User Review - Hollowspine - Goodreads
What a lovely and fun book! I read this story aloud with my family while on vacation, which really was perfect. It wasn't what I expected at all, which was a more whimsical British fairy-tale with a ... Read full review
Review: Five Children and It (Five Children #1)User Review - Gale - Goodreads
“Be careful what you wish for…!” Four children in turn-of the century England (and a two year old baby called the Lamb) make the discovery of an unusual creature in a sand pit: the Psammead, or Sand ... Read full review