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Edith Nesbit

  • 5 stars across 87 books
    E. Nesbit was a prolific English author, editor, and poet. Throughout her career, she penned or contributed to more than sixty works of fiction, poetry, picture books, and compilations of literature, although her primary success came from her children's books. She died in 1924, possibly due to lung cancer.

    Arthur Rackham is often considered a primary figure in the Golden Age of book illustration. Born in Lewisham, England, in 1867, Rackham spent the majority of his life dedicated to his career in illustrating. His work has been featured in some of the most desirable editions of classic works, such as Rip Van Winkle , A Midsummer Night's Dream , Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm , Gulliver's Travels , Mother Goose , The Wind in the Willows , and many more. He died in 1939 in Limpsfield, Surrey.

    2nd October 2014

    Five Children and It

    When five siblings - Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother, the Lamb - discover a sand-fairy in their grave... More

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    22nd February 2018

    The Phoenix and the Carpet

    When Cyril, Anthea, Robert and Jane accidentally destroy a carpet in their London home with fi reworks, their parents re... More

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    12th October 2017

    The Story of the Amulet

    THE THIRD BOOK IN THE PSAMMEAD TRILOGY, FOLLOWING FIVE CHILDREN AND IT AND THE PHOENIX AND THE CARPET '... More

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    27th July 2017

    The Story of the Treasure Seekers

    When their widowed father's business fails, the Bastable children decide to restore the family fortunes themselves. No l... More

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    16th July 2012

    Wet Magic

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