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Five Children and It
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Publication date December 1, 1999
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9781853261244
ISBN-10 1853261246
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
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Original list price $3.99
Other format details juvenile
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Its eyes were on long horns like a snail's eyes... it had ears like a bat's ears, and its tubby body was shaped like a spider's and covered with thick, soft fur... and it had hands and feet like a monkey's. '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. Golden guineas are too difficult to spend, wings let them down in a most inconvenient way, and when they wish for Red Indians, the children forget that they can sometimes be a little warlike.

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