Five Children and It

The last thing Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother expect to find while digging in the sand is a Psammead — an ancient Sand-fairy! The Sand-fairy lives in the gravel pits where purple and yellow wildflowers grow. It is furry and fat with hands like a monkey’s – and it has the power to grant a wish every day. Sounds great! But the five don’t yet realise how much trouble wishes can cause when they come true…

This enchanting classic is now paired with a brand new introduction by Quentin Blake. It also includes a behind-the-scenes journey, author profile and activities.

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    8 March 2013

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    I think E. Nesbit must have been a genious! Her books are amazing, and this one is a favorite of mine. It’s fun to read and really funny.

    4 March 2013

  • This is a great book, i love the storyline and it’s funny and just a good tale. i would recommend this book for ages 10+

    2 March 2012

  • not for me

    Not my cup of tea. Wasn’t very exciting or interesting. All in all, one of the most boring books I’ve ever read.

    17 October 2010

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