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Nesbit, E. (Edith) 1858-1924

Overview
Works: 1,070 works in 3,609 publications in 14 languages and 61,473 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Fairy tales  Folklore  Drama  Television programs  Adventure stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Compiler, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.N43777, [FIC]
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The railway children by E Nesbit ( Book )
343 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 6,884 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 )
172 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 5,443 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 often a lot of trouble too
The phoenix and the carpet by E Nesbit ( Book )
126 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,226 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 story of the treasure seekers by E Nesbit ( Book )
126 editions published between 1899 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,084 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 enchanted castle by E Nesbit ( Book )
92 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,817 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 ( )
89 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,814 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 book of dragons by E Nesbit ( Book )
40 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,776 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
Many voices by E Nesbit ( )
9 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in English and held by 1,402 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
Melisande by E Nesbit ( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 1,350 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 railway children by E Nesbit ( Recording )
78 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,319 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 Wouldbegoods by E Nesbit ( )
30 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and held by 1,310 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 best of Shakespeare by E Nesbit ( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,299 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
Jack and the beanstalk by E Nesbit ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,218 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
Beautiful stories from Shakespeare by E Nesbit ( )
in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The magic city by E Nesbit ( Book )
30 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 982 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 )
58 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 772 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 )
42 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English 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 book of beasts by E Nesbit ( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billedbog. Bedst som Lionel er ved at bygge et slot, kommer barnepigen ind med besked om, at han skal være konge. Da han er blevet kronet og installeret i kongepaladset, går Lionel straks ned i biblioteket. Her finder han en stor, læderindbundet bog, Fabeldyrenes bog, og den ser spændende ud. Han må åbne den, selvom om både statsministeren og finansministeren har advaret ham om at røre ved bøgerne
The complete book of dragons by E Nesbit ( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of nine tales in which children outwit an assortment of dragons
The deliverers of their country by E Nesbit ( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Effie and her brother Harry find a way to save Britain from a plague of dragons
 
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Alternative Names
Bland, Edit, 1858-1924
Bland, Edith
Bland, Edith 1858-1924 Wirklicher Name
Bland, Edith Nesbit.
Bland, Edith Nesbit, 1858-1924
Bland, Hubert, Mrs
Nesbit Bland, Edith, 1858-1924
Nesbit, E.
Nesbit, E., 1858-1924
Nesbit, E. (Edith)
Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924
Nesbit, Edith.
Nesbit, Edith, 1858-1924
Nesbita, Edīte, 1858-1924
Nisbit, A. 1858-1924
Nīsbit, Idīt, 1858-1924
Несбит, Эдит, 1858-1924
בלנד, אדית
إديث نيسبت، 1858-1924
ネスビット
ネズビット, E
ネズビット, イーディス
Languages
English (1,325)
Dutch (15)
German (12)
Spanish (6)
Danish (3)
Polish (3)
French (2)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (2)
Italian (2)
Arabic (1)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
Norwegian (1)
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