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Nesbit, E.: Five Children and It (Abridged)

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XC 2305
 
Nesbit, E.: Five Children and It (Abridged)
ISBN: 9789629544171
Download Size: 150 Mb
Running Time (H:M): 02:33:56
Release Date: April 2004
Originally recorded in 2004
Author
Edith Nesbit
Producer
Jane Morgan
Reader
Anna Bentinck
Genre:
Spoken Word
Junior Classics

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Nesbit, E.: Five Children and It (Abridged)
Edith Nesbit
Read by Anna Bentinck
Filled with wit and humour, Nesbit's 1902 fantasy tells the adventure of five siblings sent to spend the summer with their uncle. One day, when the children wander from the strange house by the sea to play in old gravel pits, they uncover 'It' - a prehistoric Sand-fairy. Psammead (pronounced Sammyadd) was an odd-looking creature with eyes on long horns which, like those of a snail, moved in and out like telescopes; ears like that of a bat; its tubby body shaped like a spider's, covered with thick soft fur; and at the base of its furry arms and legs were hands and feet resembling a monkey's. The unusual Sand-fairy grants the children one wish a day, each lasting until sunset. Though wishes can come true, they are not always as pleasant as they might seem, which the children soon discover.




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