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Edith Nesbit (1958 - 1924) was an English poet and author known for her children's books. She is credited with writing over 60 books for children. Nesbit was co-founder of the Fabian Society, which later became the Labour Party. Nesbit wrote about the real world not a fantasyland. She invented the children's adventure story. Five English children find a remarkable sand fairy who grants all wishes. Unfortunately, getting their wishes fails to bring satisfaction. The 12 books in this series are suggested for children in upper Elementary school.