Five children and it

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Puffin, 1959 - Juvenile Fiction - 207 pages
3 Reviews
Be careful what you ask for. You may get it! That's the message in this delightful tale of five youngsters who discover a bizarre sand creature that grants wishes. There's a catch, of course: the wishes come undone at sunset, and worse yet, things often get out of hand!

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Review: Five Children and It (Five Children #1)

User Review  - Manny - Goodreads

Somehow I missed reading Five Children and It when I was a child myself, so when I saw a copy at a yard sale I had to buy it. It only cost 10p, and the little girl who sold it to me looked rather like ... Read full review

great read

User Review  - starbuyer - Tesco

Really pleased with the book. I knew the story and I wanted to share it with my children. Price is good and the size is great. Read full review

Contents

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
9
BEAUTIFUL AS THE DAY II
11
2 GOLDEN GUINEAS
32
BEING WANTED
55
WINGS
78
NO WINGS
100
A CASTLE AND NO DINNER III
111
A SIEGE AND BED
126
BIGGER THAN THE BAKERS BOY
138
GROWN UP
160
SCALPS
179
THE LAST WISH
194
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About the author (1959)

E. Nesbit 1858-1924, was an English author and poet, who wrote or collaborated on more than 60 works of fiction for children, several of which have been adapted for film and television and are still popular today, such as The Treasure Seekers and Five Children and It.

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