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Be careful what you wish. You may get it! That's the message writer Edith Nesbit clearly imparts in this delightful tale of five youngsters who encounter a bizarre creature. This old-fashioned story, recounts the adventures of children who go out to play one day, intending to dig a hole to the other side of the world to see if people walk upside down. They don't get very far before they meet an ancient sand fairy. Obliged to grant their wishes (because that's what sand fairies do), this curious looking, furry brown quadruped with bat's ears warns them that there is a catch: the wishes come undone at sunset. An enchanting tale of the ability of children to believe things that are beyond belief, Five Children and It will delight today's young readers as much as it did generations ago.

Synopsis:

Be careful what you ask for. You may get it! That's the message in this delightful tale of five youngsters who discover a bizarre sand creature that grants wishes. There's a catch, of course: the wishes come undone at sunset, and worse yet, things often get out of hand!

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486423661
Author:
Nesbit, E.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Nesbit, E.
Author:
Children's Classics
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
England
Subject:
Fairies
Subject:
Wishes
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
History
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Children's Evergreen Classics
Series Volume:
v. 6
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.31 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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