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E. Nesbit

(Edith Nesbit)

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(1858 - 1924)

E. Nesbit

Edith Nesbit was an English author and poet whose children’s works were published under the name of E. Nesbit. She wrote or collaborated on over 60 books of fiction for children, several of which have been adapted for film and television.

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On our Free Downloads page, get five free ebooks by Edith Nesbit:

  • Five Children and It (1902)
  • The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904)
  • The Railway Children (1906)
  • The Story of the Amulet (1906)
  • The Wouldbegoods (1901)


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Five Children and It (1963)

Five children on holiday discover a sand fairy in a local quarry -- and it grants their wishes, with sometimes surprising results.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar

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Five Children and It (1999)

Five children on holiday discover a sand fairy in a local quarry -- and it grants their wishes, with sometimes surprising results.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Paul O. Zelinsky

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Five of Us – and Madeline (1925)

Five children come down in the world, but when their mother receives an inheritance, everything is comfortable again, except that their cousin Madeline comes to live with them. Also includes two short stories, ‘Last of the Dragons,’ and ‘Princess Zuleika of Rosyposia.’

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Nora S. Unwin

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Five of Us – and Madeline (1958)

Five children come down in the world, but when their mother receives an inheritance, everything is comfortable again, except that their cousin Madeline comes to live with them. Also includes two short stories, ‘Last of the Dragons,’ and ‘Princess Zuleika of Rosyposia.’

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Peter Freeman

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Harding’s Luck (1909)

Dickie is a lame child living in a slum, but in the past he is an Arden of noble birth and wealth. Cousin to Edred and Elfida of The House of Arden, he proves to be the true heir to the family titles. When the family treasure is discovered he returns to the past. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar

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Harding’s Luck (1949)

Dickie is a lame child living in a slum, but in the past he is an Arden of noble birth and wealth. Cousin to Edred and Elfida of The House of Arden, he proves to be the true heir to the family titles. When the family treasure is discovered he returns to the past.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Desmond E. Walduck

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Harding’s Luck (1961)

Dickie is a lame child living in a slum, but in the past he is an Arden of noble birth and wealth. Cousin to Edred and Elfida of The House of Arden, he proves to be the true heir to the family titles. When the family treasure is discovered he returns to the past.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar

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Harding’s Luck (1998)

Dickie is a lame child living in a slum, but in the past he is an Arden of noble birth and wealth. Cousin to Edred and Elfida of The House of Arden, he proves to be the true heir to the family titles. When the family treasure is discovered he returns to the past.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar

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The House of Arden (1908)

Edred and Elfrida travel into the past to search for the lost treasure of the House of Arden and succeed in finding their lost father. Read online at Gutenberg.org.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar

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The House of Arden (1949)

Edred and Elfrida travel into the past to search for the lost treasure of the House of Arden and succeed in finding their lost father.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Desmond E. Walduck

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The House of Arden (1958)

Edred and Elfrida travel into the past to search for the lost treasure of the House of Arden and succeed in finding their lost father.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar

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The House of Arden (1967)

Edred and Elfrida travel into the past to search for the lost treasure of the House of Arden and succeed in finding their lost father.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Clarke Hutton

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The House of Arden (1997)

Edred and Elfrida travel into the past to search for the lost treasure of the House of Arden and succeed in finding their lost father.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar

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The House of Arden (2006)

Edred and Elfrida travel into the past to search for the lost treasure of the House of Arden and succeed in finding their lost father.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Lionel and the Book of Beasts (2006)

Lionel is taken from his nursery and made king. When he opens a book in his ever-so-great grandfather’s library, he accidentally releases a fierce dragon.

Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Michael Hague

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Long ago when I was Young (1966)

Children’s author E. Nesbit remembers - not too accurately - her own girlhood.

Read online at archive.org

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Long ago when I was Young (1987)

Children’s author E. Nesbit remembers - not too accurately - her own girlhood.

Read online at archive.org

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone
George Buchanan

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The Magic City (1910)

Philip builds a model city using his blocks and things about the house. When he and his sister Lucy shrink to the size of the inhabitants, they must fight for the throne. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar

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The Magic City (1958)

Philip builds a model city using his blocks and things about the house. When he and his sister Lucy shrink to the size of the inhabitants, they must fight for the throne.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar

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The Magic City (1996)

Philip builds a model city using his blocks and things about the house. When he and his sister Lucy shrink to the size of the inhabitants, they must fight for the throne.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): H. R. Millar

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