When Jerry, Jimmy and Cathy discover a tunnel that leads to a castle, they pretend that it is enchanted. But when they discover a Sleeping Princess at the centre of a maze, astonishing things begin to happen. Amongst a horde of jewels they discover a ring that grants wishes.
But wishes granted are not always wishes wanted, so the children find themselves grappling with invisibility, dinosaurs, a ghost and the fearsome Ugli-Wuglies before it is all resolved.
This edition of The Enchanted Ca..
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 whe..
Including an introduction from writer and feminist activist Scarlett Curtis, curator of Sunday Times Bestseller Feminists Don't Wear Pink.
When Father is taken away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother have to leave their comfortable life in London to go and live in a small cottage in the country.
The children seek solace in the nearby railway station, and make friends with Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself.
Each day, the children run down the field to the railw..
Cand tatal lor e trimis undeva departe, Roberta, Peter si Phyllis sunt siliti sa se mute din Londra cu mama lor ca sa locuiasca intr-o casuta de la tara. Copiii se joaca la gara si se imprietenesc cu Perks, seful garii. Impreuna urmaresc zilnic trenurile care merg spre Londra. In fiecare zi fac cu mana unui domn batran din tren, fara sa stie ca el are legatura cu plecarea tatalui lor. Text integral, cu o introducere despre autor, opera si epoca, si cu un glosar de termeni...
The Story of the Treasure Seekers is a legendary children's story by the enchanting E. Nesbit which has delighted countless generations of children; this brand new edition ensures that it will be able to reach a whole new modern audience. The Bastable children (Dora, Oswald, Dicky, Alice, Noel and Horace Octavius - H.O.) live in London with their widowed father. Too poor to attend school, the children are left to their own devices and they spend their days coming up with ingenious plans to ..