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Five Children and It

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(4,464 Sterne; 84 Bewertungen)

This delightful novel begins when a family of five children moves from London to the English countryside. While playing in a gravel pit soon after the move, they discover an ancient and rather grumpy sand-fairy known as the Psammead, who agrees to grant one wish of theirs per day. The children’s wishes send them on adventure after adventure, but rarely turn out as expected. (Summary by Kara)

(5 hr 38 min)

Chapters

Beautiful as the Day

43:34

Read by Kara Shallenberg

Golden Guineas

38:02

Read by Hugh McGuire

Being Wanted

42:04

Read by Gord Mackenzie

Wings

39:51

Read by Maureen S. O'Brien

No Wings

16:07

Read by Aaron Benedict

A Castle and No Dinner

27:27

Read by Peter Yearsley

A Seige and Bed

21:32

Read by Erica Kuntz

Bigger Than the Baker’s Boy

38:03

Read by Kara Shallenberg

Grown Up

22:21

Read by SarahHadley

Scalps

26:36

Read by Alisha

The Last Wish

23:09

Read by Kristen McQuillin

Bewertungen

average...

(4 Sterne)

LOVED the book, but I didn't much like the reading. The difference in readers was distracting, and some of them were hard to hear and/or understand.I would give the story itself 5 stars, but the way it was read brought down the overall rating.

Wonderful book

(5 Sterne)

I absolutely love this book! The difference in readers was kind of distracting, and one chapter was read rather quietly, but other than that I fully recommend this book.

a fantastic story

(5 Sterne)

A lovely story recommended for all ages. The alternate readers made the story seem fragmented, but all were more than capable.

(4 Sterne)

A sweet story full of adventure. Typical gender roles and racial bias common for.the time the book was written.

I didn't like that the wishes were silly

(2 Sterne)

liked "the railway children" a lot more than this book .

(5 Sterne)

Fabulous. Oh that I could have but a day, an hour, in E. Nesbit's brain.

Good

(5 Sterne)

Change of reader slightly distracting. great tho. great great great.

leena your mean

(5 Sterne)

Very good book and the wishes weren't silly