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Nesbit, E. (Edith) 1858-1924

Overview
Works: 1,054 works in 4,545 publications in 16 languages and 73,710 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Drama  Fairy tales  Biography  Folklore  Film adaptations  Television programs  Fantasy fiction 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ8.B612, FIC
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The railway children by E Nesbit( Book )

403 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their father is sent away to prison, three London children move to the country where they keep busy preventing accidents on the nearby railway, making many new friends, and generally learning a good deal about themselves
The enchanted castle by E Nesbit( Book )

131 editions published between 1906 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four English children find a wonderful world of magic through an enchanted wishing ring
The phoenix and the carpet by E Nesbit( Book )

154 editions published between 1903 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five children find a magic carpet and a phoenix, an honorable bird, who takes them on journeys through time and space which never turn out as planned
The book of dragons by E Nesbit( Book )

50 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in English and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who doesn't love dragons? Whether they're breathing fire or thrashing their tails, frightful or friendly, gigantic or tiny, their adventures are always filled with magic and surprises -- and sometimes even humor
The railway children by E Nesbit( Recording )

113 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their father is sent away to prison, three London children move to the country where they keep busy preventing accidents on the nearby railway, making many new friends, and learning a good deal about themselves
The story of the amulet by E Nesbit( Book )

137 editions published between 1905 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half of the sand-fairy's magic amulet transports four London children back to the worlds of ancient Egypt, Rome, Babylon, and Atlantis
Melisande by E Nesbit( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cursed by an evil fairy at her christening, Princess Melisande grows up bald but finds herself facing another set of problems when her wish for golden hair is fulfilled
Jack and the beanstalk by E Nesbit( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After climbing to the top of a huge beanstalk, a boy uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and gain a fortune for himself and his mother
The book of beasts by E Nesbit( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As young King Lionel turns the pages of his magical book, a hungry red dragon and other creatures in the illustrations come to life
The story of the treasure seekers : being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune by E Nesbit( Book )

92 editions published between 1899 and 2013 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six Bastable children try to restore their family's fortune using a variety of schemes taken from books, including finding buried treasure, rescuing someone from bandits, and starting a newspaper
The wouldbegoods by E Nesbit( Book )

130 editions published between 1899 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being sent to the country "to learn to be good", the Bastable children and their two friends form the Society of the Wouldbegoods, but continue to become involved in adventures
The magic city by E Nesbit( Book )

45 editions published between 1910 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extremely unhappy ten-year-old magically escapes into a city he has built out of books, chessmen, candlesticks, and other household items
The complete book of dragons by E Nesbit( Book )

30 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine tales in which children outwit an assortment of dragons
The story of the treasure seekers : being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune by E Nesbit( Book )

96 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their father's business fails, the six Bastable children decide to restore the family fortunes. But although they think of many ingenious ways to do so, their well meant efforts are either more fun than profitable, or lead to trouble
The best of Shakespeare by E Nesbit( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simplified prose retellings of Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, The Tempest, King Lear, Macbeth, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, and The Winter's Tale
New treasure seekers by E Nesbit( Book )

65 editions published between 1904 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again we find the lovable Bastable family at their home in Blackheath, having adventures as varied as telling fortunes at a fete, enduring and finally reforming an unpleasant cousin, and letting rooms to a lodger who proves to be an escaped lunatic. H.O., as ever gets into trouble and in one episode we find him inside a lost trunk in Cannon Street Station suspected of being a time bomb
The magic world by E Nesbit( Book )

36 editions published between 1912 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve stories with magic occurences
The last of the dragons by E Nesbit( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates what happens to the very last dragon in Cornwall when the local princess and her prince decide, in a departure from tradition, to tame the dragon rather than fight him
Beautiful stories from Shakespeare by E Nesbit( Book )

41 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a collection published by E. Nesbit with the intention of entertaining young readers and telling William Shakespeare's plays in a way they could be easily understood. She included a brief Shakespeare biography, a pronunciation guide to some of the more difficult names and a list of famous quotations, arranged by subject-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
E. Nesbit; a biography by Doris Langley Moore( Book )

5 editions published between 1933 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jack and the beanstalk
Alternative Names

controlled identityBland, Fabian, 1858-1924

Bland, Edit, 1858-1924

Bland, Edith

Bland , Edith <1858-1924>

Bland, Edith Nesbit.

Bland Edith Nesbit 1858-1924

Bland, Hubert Mrs

Bland, Hubert, Mrs., 1858-1924

Bland, Mrs.Edith (Nesbit)

E. Nesbit

Edith Nesbit angielska pisarka i poetka

Edith Nesbit britisk skribent

Edith Nesbit Brits schrijfster (1858-1924)

Edith Nesbit brittisk författare

Edith Nesbit englische Autorin

Nesbit Bland, Edith, 1858-1924

Nesbit, E.

Nesbit, E. 1858-1924

Nesbit, E. (Edith)

Nesbit , Edith

Nesbit, Edith 1858-1924

Nesbita, Edīte, 1858-1924

Nisbit, A. 1858-1924

Nīsbit, Idīt 1858-1924

Tucker, Edith Nesbit Bland, 1858-1924

Едит Несбит

Едіт Несбіт

Несбит, Эдит

Несбит, Эдит, 1858-1924

אדית נסביט סופרת בריטית

בלנד, אדית

إديث نيسبت، 1858-1924

ادیت نسبیت نویسنده بریتانیایی

نسبت، إدث، 1858-1924

ედით ნესბიტი ინგლისელი მწერალი და პოეტი

네스비, 이디스 1858-1924

네스빗, 에디스 1858-1924

네스빗, 이디스 1858-1924

네즈빗, E. 1858-1924

네즈빗, 에디스 1858-1924

イーディス・ネズビット

ネスビット

ネズビット, E.

ネズビット, イーディス

伊迪絲·內斯比特

伊迪丝·内斯比特

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The enchanted castleThe phoenix and the carpetThe book of dragonsThe railway childrenThe story of the amuletMelisandeJack and the beanstalkThe book of beasts