Poetry Books by Edith Nesbit

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book The Red House Authors: Edith Nesbit
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Published Date: 2008-01
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Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland) (1858-1924) was an English author and poet whose children's works were published under the androgynous 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. She started a new genre of magical adventures arising from everyday settings and has been much imitated. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a precursor to the modern Labour Party. Nesbit's books for children are known for being entertaining without turning didactic, although some of her earlier works, notably Five Children and It (1902) and even more so The Story of the Amulet (1906), veer in that direction. Among Nesbit's best-known books are The Story of the Treasure Seekers (1898), The Wouldbegoods (1899) and The Railway Children (1906). Other works include The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904), The Enchanted Castle (1907) and The Magic City (1910).

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book Jack and the Beanstalk Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Published Date: 2006
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
First published in 1908, this unabridged text features the dynamic artwork and dramatic perspectives of Matt Tavares in full-color for the first time.

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book The Enchanted Castle Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Published Date: 1994
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Four English children find a wonderful world of magic through an enchanted wishing ring.

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book Edith Nesbit, Collection Children's Novels Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: CreateSpace
Published Date: 2014-07-09
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Edith Nesbit (1858 - 1924) was an English author and poet; she published her books for children 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. According to her biographer Julia Briggs, Nesbit was "the first modern writer for children" "(Nesbit) helped to reverse the great tradition of children's literature inaugurated by Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald and Kenneth Grahame, in turning away from their secondary worlds to the tough truths to be won from encounters with things-as-they-are, previously the province of adult novels." In this book: The Railway Children The Book of Dragons The Story of the Treasure Seekers Five Children and It The Enchanted Castle The Phoenix and the Carpet The Magic City The Story of the Amulet

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book Deliverers of Their Country Authors: Edith Nesbit, Lisbeth Zwerger
Publisher: NorthSouth
Published Date: 1996-10-01
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Effie and her brother Harry find a way to save Britain from a plague of dragons.

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
Published Date: 2018-03-01
Categories: Drama
From the Preface: "Shakespeare instructed by delighting. His plays alone (leaving mere science out of the question), contain more actual wisdom than the whole body of English learning. He is the teacher of all good-- pity, generosity, true courage, love. His bright wit is cut out "into little stars." His solid masses of knowledge are meted out in morsels and proverbs, and thus distributed, there is scarcely a corner of the English-speaking world to-day which he does not illuminate, or a cottage which he does not enrich. His bounty is like the sea, which, though often unacknowledged, is everywhere felt. As his friend, Ben Jonson, wrote of him, "He was not of an age but for all time."

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book The House of Arden Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: Lulu.com
Published Date: 2015-07-11
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
The famous Arden family treasure has been missing for generations, and the last members of the Arden line, Edred, Elfrida, and their Aunt Edith, have nothing to their names but the crumbling castle they live in. Just before his tenth birthday, Edred inherits the title of Lord Arden; he also learns that the missing fortune will be his if-and only if-he can find it before the turns ten. With no time to lose, Edred and Elfrida secure the help of a magical talking creature, the temperamental Mouldiwarp, who leads them on a treasure hunt through the ages. Together, brother and sister visit some of the most thrilling periods of history and test their wits against real witches, highwaymen, and renegades. They find plenty of adventure, but will they find the treasure before Edred's birthday? Probably one of the best children's books ever written! Illustrated.

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book The Wonderful Garden Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: Lulu.com
Published Date: 2015-07-11
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Do you believe in magic? Caroline, Charles and Charlotte do, and nothing that happens during their summer holiday at their great uncle's house does anything to diminish that belief. There the Three C.'s find a wonderful garden and some very old books, resulting in escapades which do not necessarily please the grown-ups. E. Nesbit, as usual, transports us back to the hazy summer days of a well-to-do Edwardian childhood, liberally spiced with magic, humour and lessons learned. As Gore Vidal once wrote: .".".though a reading of E. Nesbit is hardly going to change the pattern of a nation, there is some evidence that the child who reads her will never be quite the same again, and that is probably a good thing."" Published more than 100 years ago, this is one of Nesbit's least-known children's books, out of print for many years but now it is finally back. Illustrated.

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book Melisande Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: Turtleback
Published Date: 1999-01-01
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
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.

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book The Book of Beasts Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher:
Published Date: 2001
Categories: Children's stories
As young King Lionel turns the pages of his magical book, a hungry red dragon and other creatures in the illustrations come to life.

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book The Children's Shakespeare Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Published Date: 2000-12-01
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
As a writer, E. Nesbit understood that the stories are the least part of Shakespeare, but as a mother she also understood the need for simplicity. Envisioning this simplified introduction to works such as The Winter's Tale, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Taming of the Shrew -- eleven plays in all -- E. Nesbit set out to make them more accessible to young readers without sacrificing any essential elements. For if the stories were stripped of their wit and humor, of their emotion, the children would be no more entertained by them than by the indecipherable originals. In the end, under E. Nesbit's gifted pen, these stories emerge with all the charm and grace of the very best fairy tales. Written in thoroughly modern English and each no more than ten pages in length, the eleven plays featured in this volume afford children the opportunity to discover for themselves the magic of Shakespeare.

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book Five Children and it Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Published Date: 1993
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
It was the Psammead, the grumpy sand-fairy that could, if in the mood, grant a wish a day. When the five children befriend him they find that each wish granted often has a sting in its tail.

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book 7 best short stories by Edith Nesbit Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: Tacet Books
Published Date: 2019-05-15
Categories: Fiction
According to her biographer, Julia Briggs, E. Nesbit was "the first modern writer for children": Nesbit "helped to reverse the great tradition of children's literature inaugurated by Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald and Kenneth Grahame, in turning away from their secondary worlds to the tough truths to be won from encounters with things-as-they-are, previously the province of adult novels." Briggs also credits Nesbit with having invented the children's adventure story. This selection chosen by the critic August Nemo contains the following stories: The Ebony Frame John Charrington's Wedding Uncle Abraham's Romance The Mystery Of The Semi-Detached From The Dead Man-Size In Marble The Mass For The Dead

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book Wings and the Child Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: Laughing Elephant
Published Date: 1913
Categories: Family & Relationships
Written in 1913, "Wings and the Child" teaches adults how to work with children and how to imagine with the mind of a child. Nesbit gives concrete suggestions and fresh ways to engage children's imaginations so they can exercise this wonderful skill for the rest of their lives.

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book The Ebony Frame Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: AB Books
Published Date: 2018-03-20
Categories: Fiction
"""Oh! my dear, my dear, how shall I pass the hours till I hold you again?"" No thought, then, of my whole life's completion and consummation being a dream. I staggered up to my room, fell across my bed, and slept heavily and dreamlessly. When I awoke it was high noon. Mildred and her mother were coming to lunch. I remembered, at one o'clock, Mildred coming and her existence. Now indeed the dream began. With a penetrating sense of the futility of any action apart from her, I gave the necessary orders for the reception of my guests. When Mildred and her mother came I received them with cordiality; but my genial phrases all seemed to be someone else's. My voice sounded like an echo; my heart was not there. Still, the situation was not intolerable, until the hour when afternoon tea was served in the drawing-room. Mildred and mother kept the conversational pot boiling with"

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book The Power of Darkness Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Published Date: 2006
Categories: Ghost stories
Edith Nesbit, best known as the author of The Railway Children and other children's classics, was also the mistress of the ghost story and tales of terror. In this collection, we encounter love that transcends the grave, reanimated corpses, vampiric vines, vengeful ghosts and other dark stories to make you feel fearful.

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book My School Days Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
Published Date: 2006-01-01
Categories: Fiction
A captivating work of juvenile fiction penned in Nesbit's signature style. It is an amazing recollection of her childhood. The book captures the joys and innocence of early days in a realistic manner which will appeal to young readers. Fascinating and tempting!

Edith Nesbit Books, Edith Nesbit poetry book The Story of the Amulet Authors: Edith Nesbit
Publisher: United Holdings Group
Published Date: 1906
Categories: Amulets
The Bastable children travel back in time with the Psammead to find the missing half of an amulet discovered in a junk shop, and narrowly escape the fate of Atlantis in a giant tidal-wave.



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