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Nesbit, E. (Edith) 1858-1924

Overview
Works: 998 works in 3,878 publications in 20 languages and 64,949 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Drama  Biography  Fairy tales  Folklore  Television programs  Adventure stories  Fantasy fiction 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.N43777, [FIC]
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Most widely held works about E Nesbit
 
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The railway children by E Nesbit( Book )
325 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 6,631 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
Five children and it by E Nesbit( Book )
212 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It" is a Psammead, a sand fairy which gives the children a wish a day. Their wishes bring much excitement but trouble as well
The phoenix and the carpet by E Nesbit( )
128 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five British children discover in their new carpet an egg, which hatches into a phoenix that takes them on a series of fantastic adventures around the world
The enchanted castle by E Nesbit( Book )
122 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four English children find a wonderful world of magic through an enchanted wishing ring
The story of the treasure seekers by E Nesbit( )
152 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,419 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 story of the amulet by E Nesbit( )
104 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,010 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
The Wouldbegoods by E Nesbit( )
106 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,134 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 book of dragons by E Nesbit( Book )
42 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Book of Dragons, featuring eight of E. Nesbit's best stories and all of the original illustrations by H.R. Millar, returns one hundred years after its original publication to delight and enchant a new generation of readers
Beautiful stories from Shakespeare by E Nesbit( )
34 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of Shakespeare's classic stories which have been adapted for children
Many voices by E Nesbit( )
14 editions published between 1885 and 2012 in English and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prolific British children's author E. (Edith) Nesbit penned several series of beloved action-adventure and fantasy tales for the younger set. In this collection, she shifts gears and brings together a collection of poetry. The poems in Many Voices are engaging enough to maintain the interest of younger audiences, but sophisticated enough to please parents, teachers, and other adult readers
The best of Shakespeare by E Nesbit( )
12 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,492 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 railway children by E Nesbit( Recording )
96 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,436 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
Melisande by E Nesbit( Book )
24 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,387 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
The book of beasts by E Nesbit( Book )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,258 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
Jack and the beanstalk by E Nesbit( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English 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 magic city by E Nesbit( Book )
36 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,048 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 new treasure seekers or, The bastable children in search of a fortune by E Nesbit( Book )
62 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 862 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 house of Arden by E Nesbit( Book )
64 editions published between 1908 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 785 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 magic world by E Nesbit( Book )
36 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve stories with magic occurrences
The complete book of dragons by E Nesbit( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of nine tales in which children outwit an assortment of dragons
 
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Alternative Names
Bland, Edit, 1858-1924
Bland, Edith
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Nesbit, E. (Edith)
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Nesbita, Edīte, 1858-1924
Nisbit, A. 1858-1924
Nīsbit, Idīt 1858-1924
Tucker, Edith Nesbit Bland, 1858-1924
Несбит, Эдит, 1858-1924
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ブラント, イーディス・ネズビット
Languages
English (1,565)
German (34)
Chinese (16)
Japanese (15)
Spanish (12)
French (9)
Arabic (4)
Italian (3)
Swedish (3)
Hebrew (3)
Catalan (3)
Polish (2)
Dutch (2)
Danish (2)
Finnish (2)
Hungarian (1)
Russian (1)
Norwegian (1)
Urdu (1)
Slovenian (1)
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