Five Children and It by E Nesbit
Summary:

Follows five children from victorian London as the encounter the creature known as 'It' while staying in the countryside and all the mischief they get into. Their story continues when they return home and meet another fantastic creature, the  phoenix. Finally when they are away from all that they know they are reunited with 'It' for some new adventures.


Categories: None
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Classic Literature, Faerie/Fantasy/Magic
Story Era: 2 - Victorian (1837-1901)
Story Warnings: None
Challenges: None
Parent Series: None
Stories: 3
Series Type: Closed

Five Children and It by E Nesbit Rated: All Visitors [Comments - 17]
Summary:

Robert, Cyril, Anthea, Jane and The Lamb (their baby brother) have moved from London to the countryside of Kent. Exploring the gravel pits around their new home, the children inadvertently unearth a Psammead, also known as a sand fairy.

Granted a wish each day, the children embark on a series of adventures, or misadventures brought on by magic's twisted interpretation of their own desires.


Latest Chapter:
Table of Contents:
  1. Beautiful as the day - [Comments - 7] - (5603 words)
  2. Golden Guineas - [Comments - 0] - (5311 words)
  3. Being Wanted - [Comments - 0] - (5953 words)
  4. Wings - [Comments - 3] - (5392 words)
  5. No Wings - [Comments - 3] - (2694 words)
  6. A Castle and No Dinner - [Comments - 0] - (3779 words)
  7. A Siege and Bed - [Comments - 1] - (3001 words)
  8. Bigger than the Baker's Boy - [Comments - 0] - (5345 words)
  9. Grown Up - [Comments - 1] - (3810 words)
  10. Scalps - [Comments - 0] - (4034 words)
  11. The Last Wish - [Comments - 2] - (3699 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Classic Literature
Story Era: 2 - Victorian (1837-1901)
Story Warnings: None
Series: Five Children and It
Chapters: 11 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 48621 Read Count: 67085
[Report This] Published: 06 Dec 2009 Updated: 06 Dec 2009
The Phoenix and the Carpet by E Nesbit Rated: All Visitors [Comments - 21]
Summary:

The children have returned to their London home, their adventures with the Psammead over, and are feeling a bit let down by everyday life. However, the children soon find that they are "the kind of people who magical things happen to".


Latest Chapter:
Table of Contents:
  1. The Egg - [Comments - 3] - (5133 words)
  2. The Topless Tower - [Comments - 1] - (5134 words)
  3. The Queen Cook - [Comments - 0] - (5674 words)
  4. Two Bazaars - [Comments - 2] - (5034 words)
  5. The Temple - [Comments - 5] - (4901 words)
  6. Doing Good - [Comments - 1] - (4213 words)
  7. Mews from Persia - [Comments - 3] - (4423 words)
  8. The Cats, the Cow, and the Burglar - [Comments - 3] - (4337 words)
  9. The Burglar's Bride - [Comments - 1] - (4525 words)
  10. The Hole in the Carpet - [Comments - 1] - (4050 words)
  11. The Beginning of the End - [Comments - 0] - (4004 words)
  12. The End of the End - [Comments - 2] - (4296 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Classic Literature
Story Era: 2 - Victorian (1837-1901)
Story Warnings: None
Series: Five Children and It
Chapters: 12 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 55724 Read Count: 61213
[Report This] Published: 06 Dec 2009 Updated: 06 Dec 2009
The Story of the Amulet by E Nesbit Rated: All Visitors [Comments - 21]
Summary:

The children's wish to see the Psammead again is rewarded when they find 'it' in a pet shop in Camden Town, and their magic adventures start all over again. Their journey takes them to places and times that they could only dream of.


Latest Chapter:
Table of Contents:
  1. The Psammead - [Comments - 6] - (10756 words)
  2. The Half Amulet - [Comments - 0] - (3414 words)
  3. The Past - [Comments - 3] - (3228 words)
  4. Eight Thousand Years Ago - [Comments - 2] - (4118 words)
  5. The Fight in the Village - [Comments - 1] - (3509 words)
  6. The Way to Babylon - [Comments - 3] - (4302 words)
  7. 'The Deepest Dungeon below the Castle Moat - [Comments - 1] - (4830 words)
  8. The Queen in London - [Comments - 2] - (5377 words)
  9. Atlantis - [Comments - 3] - (4546 words)
  10. The Little Black Girl and Julius Caesar - [Comments - 0] - (4128 words)
  11. Before Pharoah - [Comments - 0] - (5457 words)
  12. The Sorry-present and the Expelled Little Boy - [Comments - 0] - (5108 words)
  13. The Shipwreck on the Tin Islands - [Comments - 0] - (4329 words)
  14. The Heart's Desire - [Comments - 0] - (5270 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Classic Literature
Story Era: 2 - Victorian (1837-1901)
Story Warnings: None
Series: Five Children and It
Chapters: 14 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 68372 Read Count: 89846
[Report This] Published: 07 Dec 2009 Updated: 07 Dec 2009