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Five Children and It
  • ISBN: 9780099572985
  • Pages: 272
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Binding: Paperback

Five Children and It

E. Nesbit

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Don’t you know a sand-fairy when you see one?

I dare say you have often thought about what you would do if you were granted three wishes. The five children – Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother – had often talked about it but when they are faced with the grumpy sand-fairy they find it difficult to make up their minds.

And that is just the beginning of their dilemmas. As they discover, there is nothing quite like a wish for getting you into terrible trouble.

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