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Five Children and It
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harperfestival
Publication date June 1, 2004
Pages 256
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060537241
ISBN-10 0060537248
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
When four brothers and sisters discover a Psammead, or sand-fairy, in the gravel pit near the country house where they are staying, they have no way of knowing all the adventures its wish-granting will bring them. description: Product Description: Anthea said -- "I wish we all had beautiful wingsto fly with." The Sand-fairy blew himself out, and next moment each child felt a funny feeling, half heaviness and half lightness, on its shoulders.

Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane, and their baby brother are ready for a summer of fun and games. All around their new house in the country, there are so many places to explore: quaint villages and the surrounding woods, local farms and bakeries. But when they accidentally dig up a wish-granting, ill-tempered, prehistoric Sand-fairy, the children find themselves in one amazing adventure after another. Soon they learn to mind their tongues, for wishes aren#146;t always what they seem.

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