Five Children and It: 700 Headwords

Five Children and It: 700 Headwords

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When the children dug a hole in the gravel-pit, they were very surprised at what they found. 'It' was a Psammead, a sand-fairy, thousands of years old. It was a strange little thing - fat and furry, and with eyes on long stalks. It was often very cross and unfriendly, but it could give wishes - one wish a day. 'How wonderful!' the children said. But wishes are difficult things. They can get you into trouble more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 128 x 190 x 8mm | 81.65g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • black and white illustrations
  • 0194229734
  • 9780194229739
  • 2,020,132

About E. Nesbit

Edith Nesbit (1858-1924) was born in London. She was a writer all her life and wrote many books for children. Among the most famous of these are Five Children and It and The Railway more

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