A groom promises to be at the church on time, even if he has to come back from the grave to do it.
Adventure/romance. Edward has inherited some money, and he decides he'd like to tramp around England a bit. At his first stop he befriends a young boy and builds him a toy airplane. But his country idyll takes an adventurous turn when he happens upon a young woman who seems to be unnaturally nervous about her home life. At their third meeting when…
The Phoenix and the Carpet
It began with the day when it was almost the Fifth of November, and a doubt arose in some breast-Robert's, I fancy-as to the quality of the fireworks laid in for the Guy Fawkes celebration.'They were jolly cheap,' said whoever it was, and I think it
The Story of the Amulet
There were once four children who spent their summer holidays in a white house, happily situated between a sandpit and a chalkpit. One day they had the good fortune to find in the sandpit a strange creature. Its eyes were on long horns like snail's…
Rainbow and the Rose
NOW that I've nearly done my days, And grown too stiff to sweep or sew, I sit and think, till I'm amaze, About what lots of things I know: Things as I've found out one by one-- …
E. Nesbit was much more than just a children's author; she could handle adult issues like illegitimacy and deception with the same care and humor she showed when writing for children.The stories in this series are set in the villages of South Kent…
Nine Unlikely Tales
The Railway Children
When Father goes away with two strangers one evening, the lives of Roberta, Peter and Phyllis are shattered. They and their mother have to move from their comfortable London home to go and live in a simple country cottage, where Mother writes…
Man and Maid
Here we have the author of "The Treasure-Seekers" grown up, and in many moods, for man and maid are revealed by her in thirteen separate stories.
Enchanted Castle (Illustrated)
Three children, forced to remain at school during the holidays, go in search of adventure. What they find is a magic castle straight out of a fairy tale, complete with an enchanted princess at the center of a maze. Or is it? The castle turns out to…
The Book of Dragons : with Colorful Illustration
The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit. This edition contains colorful Illustrations, interactive table of contents, and beautifully formatted.
Five Children and It
Psammead Trilogy Book #1Robert, Anthea, Cyril, Jane, and the baby Lamb-while playing in a gravel pit-uncover a mischievous sand fairy, the Psammead, who grants them one wish each day.But wishes are capricious things, and although each of the…
House of Arden: A Story For Children
Orphaned Edred and Elfrida Arden live with their aunt, who keeps disagreeable lodgers for their livelihood. When the siblings take an illicit field trip to see the decaying Arden Castle, their family's ancestral home, they meet the Mouldiwarp, a…
The Story of the Amulet
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare (Illustrated)
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a collection published by E. Nesbit with the intention of entertaining young readers and telling William Shakespeare's plays in a way they could be easily understood. She included a brief Shakespeare biography,…
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