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 - fingerpost - LibraryThing
In reading this book to my young daughter, I was delighted that she so enjoyed a book written over 100 years ago. While some of the terminology and language is outdated enough to be a bit confusing to ... Read full review
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