''[Nesbit is] the children's writer with whom I most identify.'' --J. K. Rowling, in O, The Oprah Magazine
''Their first time in the country is filled with magical escapades for five children in this classic tale of adventure . . . [A] humorous story about magic in the real world.'' --Children's Literature
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About the Author
Edith Nesbit (1858-1924) began writing stories for children after a popular children's magazine of the time approached her to write pieces about her childhood. The result was a series of bestselling children's books which have remained firm favourites, including The Railway Children, The Story of the Treasure Seekers, The Phoenix and the Carpet and more.
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