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The Railway Children By E. Nesbit
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The story concerns a family who move to "Three Chimneys", a house near the railway, after the father who works at the Foreign office, is imprisoned as a result of being falsely accused of... More > selling state secrets to the Russians. The three children, Roberta (Bobbie), Peter and Phyllis (Phil), find amusement in watching the trains on the nearby railway line and waving to the passengers. They become friendly with Albert Perks, the station porter, and with the Old Gentleman who regularly takes the 9:15 downtown train. He is eventually able to help prove their father's innocence, and the family is reunited. The family takes care of the Russian exile, Mr Szczepansky, who came to England looking for his family and Jim, the grandson of the Old Gentleman.< Less
The Railway Children By E. Nesbit
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The story concerns a family who move to "Three Chimneys", a house near the railway, after the father who works at the Foreign office, is imprisoned as a result of being falsely accused of... More > selling state secrets to the Russians. The three children, Roberta (Bobbie), Peter and Phyllis (Phil), find amusement in watching the trains on the nearby railway line and waving to the passengers. They become friendly with Albert Perks, the station porter, and with the Old Gentleman who regularly takes the 9:15 downtown train. He is eventually able to help prove their father's innocence, and the family is reunited. The family takes care of the Russian exile, Mr Szczepansky, who came to England looking for his family and Jim, the grandson of the Old Gentleman.< Less
Grim Tales By E. Nesbit
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A collection of titles by Edith Nesbit and told in short story for the reader who enjoys the darker side to tales but doesn’t want to get bogged down in long Novels or Epics. These stories... More > inspired many a suspense author and would seem at place in a Twilight Zone or Night Gallery episode. While Edith Nesbit was widely known for her childrens books, she had small success in other genres. This book includes a biography of the Author.< Less
Grim Tales By E. Nesbit
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A collection of titles by Edith Nesbit and told in short story for the reader who enjoys the darker side to tales but doesn’t want to get bogged down in long Novels or Epics. These stories... More > inspired many a suspense author and would seem at place in a Twilight Zone or Night Gallery episode. While Edith Nesbit was widely known for her childrens books, she had small success in other genres. This book includes a biography of the Author.< Less
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare By E. Nesbit
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This is a lovely 19th century retelling of some of Shakespeare’s most famous plays crafted to be told in the common tongue and geared toward the minds of children. While many of... More > Shakespear’s plays include tragedy, death and deceit, the author includes the whole tale both good and bad, dark and light and educates children of some of the most fantastic lines in history. Includes a number of illustrations. To gain inspiration in the famous words of Shakespeare, the author also includes quotes and how they affect specific aspects of human existence. Nesbit is most widely known for her works in the development of children’s literature and has spawned the dawn of what we now know as Childrens Books. Biography included.< Less
The Psammead By E. Nesbit
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The Psammead, or the Gifts was originally published as stories to the Strand Magazine in 1900. The three resulting stories in the trilogy are expanded versions of those stories. They include Five... More > Children and It (1902), The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904) and the Story of the Amulet (1906). These childrens stories involve five children who move to the countryside and find a magical fairy that initially grants them wishes, however each one goes terribly wrong. Then they get a new carpet for the play room and find an egg inside which hatches into a Phoenix and turns the carpet into a magical and fantastic ride. The Phoenix also gives comical resulting wishes. Finally, Psammead returns for the final episode and the children experience adventure and excitement as they delve into the world of fantastic happenings.< Less
The Enchanted Castle By E. Nesbit
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This classic tale of childrens whimsy is light and easy to read. Ten new illustrations added in this version as well as a brief biography of the Author. The enchanted castle of the title is a... More > country estate in the West Country seen through the eyes of three children, Gerald, James and Kathleen, who discover it while exploring during the school holidays. The lake, groves and marble statues, with white towers and turrets in the distance, make a fairy-tale setting, and then in the middle of the maze in the rose garden they find a sleeping fairy-tale princess. The "princess" tells them that the castle is full of magic, and they almost believe her. She shows them the treasures of the castle, including a ring she says is a ring of invisibility, but when it actually turns her invisible she panics and admits that she is the housekeeper's niece, Mabel, and was just play-acting. The children soon discover that the ring has other magical powers.< Less
The Enchanted Castle By E. Nesbit
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This classic tale of childrens whimsy is light and easy to read. New illustrations added in this version as well as a brief biography of the Author. The enchanted castle of the title is a country... More > estate in the West Country seen through the eyes of three children, Gerald, James and Kathleen, who discover it while exploring during the school holidays. The lake, groves and marble statues, with white towers and turrets in the distance, make a fairy-tale setting, and then in the middle of the maze in the rose garden they find a sleeping fairy-tale princess. The "princess" tells them that the castle is full of magic, and they almost believe her. She shows them the treasures of the castle, including a ring she says is a ring of invisibility, but when it actually turns her invisible she panics and admits that she is the housekeeper's niece, Mabel, and was just play-acting. The children soon discover that the ring has other magical powers.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
Paperback: $21.60