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Nesbit, E. (Edith) 1858-1924

Overview
Works: 1,037 works in 4,681 publications in 17 languages and 75,694 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fantasy fiction  Drama  Fairy tales  Biography  Folklore  Film adaptations  Television programs 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.B61, FIC
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Most widely held works about E Nesbit
 
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Most widely held works by E Nesbit
The railway children by E Nesbit( Book )

431 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 4,903 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 )

293 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,307 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 enchanted castle by E Nesbit( Book )

149 editions published between 1906 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing adventures of some English children following the discovery of a magic ring. Grades 5-7
The phoenix and the carpet by E Nesbit( Book )

165 editions published between 1903 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,768 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 treasure seekers : being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune by E Nesbit( Book )

184 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their father's business fails, the six Bastable children decide to restore the family fortune. But although they think of many ingenious ways to do so, their well-meant efforts are often more fun than profitable -- until one adventure has quite unexpected results
The book of dragons by E Nesbit( Book )

55 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in English and held by 1,519 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. In this exciting collection, E. Nesbit unleashes a flock of these mysterious, wild, and unpredictable creatures. Here you will meet a dragon who flies out of an enchanted book and swallows an entire soccer team; two children who try to wake St. George while dragons of all shapes and sizes descend on England; and wicked Prince Tiresome, who trades half his kingdom with a pigkeeper to catch a raging dragon. Five more stories will take you to worlds overflowing with daring adventure, cunning trickery, and madcap mayhem
The railway children by E Nesbit( Recording )

113 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,416 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 story of the amulet by E Nesbit( Book )

140 editions published between 1905 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,305 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 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedbog. Eventyr om prinsesse Melisande, hvis hår vokser ud over alle bredder. Først efter flere forsøg lykkes det for prins Florizel at hjælpe hende
Jack and the beanstalk by E Nesbit( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where he uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and make his and his mother's fortune
The book of beasts by E Nesbit( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,139 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 wouldbegoods by E Nesbit( Book )

135 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 862 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 )

47 editions published between 1910 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 754 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 )

31 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 628 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 )

69 editions published between 1904 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 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 children's Shakespeare by E Nesbit( Book )

29 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

38 editions published between 1912 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 407 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 )

49 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 215 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
 
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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

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

Languages
English (1,868)

Polish (73)

Chinese (69)

German (30)

Spanish (20)

Japanese (13)

Turkish (11)

French (7)

Swedish (6)

Russian (5)

Arabic (5)

Vietnamese (4)

Hebrew (3)

Dutch (2)

Danish (2)

Persian (1)

Norwegian (1)

Covers
Five children and itThe enchanted castleThe phoenix and the carpetThe story of the treasure seekers : being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortuneThe book of dragonsThe railway childrenThe story of the amuletMelisande