Five Children and It
'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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing
Recommended to me as: "If you like children's or YA, there is loads of Edith Nesbit - the Psammead (Five Children and It, The Phoenix and the Carpet, The Story of the Amulet) and Bastable (The Story ... Read full review
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The Psammead is a grumpy sand fairy who grants wishes to five children. Unfortunately, the children find out that having wishes granted can come with unintended consequences. They wish for gold coins ... Read full review