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Nesbit, E. (Edith) 1858-1924

Works: 1,273 works in 6,158 publications in 23 languages and 83,306 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Fairy tales  History  Biographies  Folklore  Short stories  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories 
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Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Creator, Other
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Most widely held works by E Nesbit
The railway children by E Nesbit( Book )

549 editions published between 1900 and 2022 in 13 languages and held by 7,937 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 )

387 editions published between 1900 and 2021 in 7 languages and held by 7,005 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 phoenix and the carpet by E Nesbit( )

236 editions published between 1900 and 2021 in 8 languages and held by 4,657 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 enchanted castle by E Nesbit( Book )

172 editions published between 1906 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 3,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four English children find a wonderful world of magic through an enchanted wishing ring
The story of the amulet by E Nesbit( )

156 editions published between 1905 and 2021 in 7 languages and held by 3,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half of the sand-fairy's magic amulet transports four London children back to the world's of Ancient Egypt, Rome, Babylon, and Atlantis
Story of the treasure seekers by E Nesbit( )

86 editions published between 1899 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 2,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bastable children live in London with their widowed father. Too poor to attend school, the children are left to their own devices, and they spend their days coming up with ingenious plans to restore their father's fortune. Refreshingly free of Victorian sentimentality, yet still wonderfully evocative of a bygone era, the tale makes for timeless reading
The wouldbegoods by E Nesbit( )

84 editions published between 1899 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 2,463 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
MANY VOICES by E Nesbit( )

24 editions published between 1885 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,140 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 book of dragons by E Nesbit( Book )

87 editions published between 1899 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,013 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 best of Shakespeare by E Nesbit( )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,990 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
Beautiful stories from Shakespeare by E Nesbit( )

25 editions published between 1957 and 2019 in English and Chinese and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare' is a collection edited by Edith Nesbit. There are twenty of Shakespeare's plays and a brief biography all told in a manner that is understandable, and enjoyable to children. This book is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare's work and will open many literary doors for your child!
The railway children by E Nesbit( Recording )

137 editions published between 1971 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their father is called away, (sent to prison, but this is unknown by them), three children move to the country, where they stay busy saving the train from accidents, befriending a nice Old Gentleman, and trying not to quarrel
The magic city by E Nesbit( Book )

66 editions published between 1901 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 1,217 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
Jack and the beanstalk by E Nesbit( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,174 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
Melisande by E Nesbit( Book )

28 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in 8 languages and held by 1,163 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 )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 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 world by E Nesbit( )

59 editions published between 1901 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve stories with magic occurrences
The children's Shakespeare by E Nesbit( Book )

28 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations for children of some of Shakespeare's well known plays
The story of the treasure seekers : being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune by E Nesbit( Book )

71 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in English and English, Old and held by 818 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 house of Arden by E Nesbit( Book )

54 editions published between 1908 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 709 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
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.05 for MANY VOICE ... to 0.79 for Macbeth sp ...)

The best of Shakespeare
Five children and itThe phoenix and the carpetThe enchanted castleThe story of the amuletStory of the treasure seekersThe wouldbegoodsMANY VOICESThe book of dragons
Alternative Names

controlled identityBland, Fabian, 1858-1924

Bland, E.

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نسبت، إدث، 1858-1924

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네스비, 이디스 1858-1924

네스비트, 이디스 1858-1924

네스빗, E. 1858-1924

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네스빗, 에디스 1858-1924

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