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Nesbit, E. (Edith) 1858-1924

Works: 1,045 works in 3,611 publications in 17 languages and 51,764 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fairy tales  Folklore  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories  Short stories  Drama  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ8.B612, FIC
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Most widely held works by E Nesbit
The railway children by E Nesbit( Book )

344 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,658 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 )

112 editions published between 1906 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,554 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 )

147 editions published between 1903 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,767 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 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 )

21 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 1,301 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 )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,238 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 )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,170 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 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 10-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 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine tales in which children outwit an assortment of dragons
The house of Arden by E Nesbit( Book )

49 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Lord Arden and his sister explore the ruins of their ancestral home where, in search of a fabled buried treasure, they relive adventures in the castle's long history and rescue their uncle and father who are imprisoned on the golden plain of a lost South American civilization
The best of Shakespeare by E Nesbit( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 634 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
The deliverers of their country by E Nesbit( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effie and her brother Harry find a way to save Britain from a plague of dragons
The story of the treasure seekers : being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune by E Nesbit( Book )

76 editions published between 1925 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 622 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 Oxford book of children's stories by Jan Mark( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories written for children over the past 250 years by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling, Carl Sandburg, Joan Aiken, and Rosa Guy
New treasure seekers by E Nesbit( Book )

61 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 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 enchanted castle by E Nesbit( Recording )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four English children find a wonderful world of magic through an enchanted wishing ring
Five children and it by E Nesbit( Recording )

59 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When four brothers and sisters discover a Psammead, or sand-fairy, in the gravel pit near the country house where they are staying, they have no way of knowing all the adventures its wish-granting will bring them
The children's Shakespeare by E Nesbit( Book )

28 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations for children of some of the plays
Wet magic by E Nesbit( Book )

33 editions published between 1913 and 2016 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a holiday at the seashore, Bernard, Mavis, Kathleen and Francis save a mermaid from captivity and, after an incredible magic-filled journey beneath the waves, they must race against time to avert a war and save their underwater friends
The treasure seekers by Nicholas Farrell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facing adversity, poverty and disgrace, a family discovers that love, togetherness, and perseverance lead to real success and joy
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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



ネズビット, E.

ネズビット, イーディス



The enchanted castleThe phoenix and the carpetThe story of the amuletMelisandeJack and the beanstalkThe book of beastsThe magic cityThe house of Arden