Author: E. Nesbit
Title: Five Children and It
Series: The Psammead Trilogy (1)[|]
Original publication date: 1902
Characters: It, Robert, Anthea, Jane, Cyril, The Lamb, Martha,
Book awards: Waterstones The Nation's Favourite Children's Books (1997, No 82),
Dedication: To John Bland.My Lamb, you are so very small,You have not learned to read at all.Yet never a printed book withstandsThe urgence of your dimpled hands.So, though this book is for yourself,Let mother keep it on the shelfTill you can read. O days that pass,That day will come too soon, alas!
First words: The house was three miles from the station, but before the dusty hired fly had rattled along for five minutes the children began to put their heads out of the carriage window and to say, 'Aren't we ne
Last words: They did see it again, of course, but not in this story. And it was not in a sand-pit either, but in a very, very, very different place. It was in a - But I must say no more.
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