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Five children and it

Edith Nesbit (author), Diane Mowat (adapter)
Subject
Wensen
Title
Five children and it / Edith Nesbit ; retold by Diane Mowat
Author
Edith Nesbit
Adapter
Diane Mowat
Language
English
Publisher
Oxford: Oxford University, 2007?
56 p. : ill.
Note
Vereenvoudigde uitg.
ISBN
9780194229739

About Edith Nesbit

Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924) was an English author and poet; she published her books for children under the name of E. Nesbit.

She wrote or collaborated on more than 60 books of children's literature. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a socialist organisation later affiliated to the Labour Party.

Biography

Nesbit was born in 1858 at 38 Lower Kennington Lane in Kennington, Surrey (now classified as Inner London), the daughter of an agricultural chemist, John Collis Nesbit, who died in March 1862, before her fourth birthday. Her mother was Sarah Green (née Alderton). Her sister Mary's ill health meant that the family travelled around for some years, living variously in Brighton, Buckinghamshire, France (Dieppe, Rouen, Paris, Tours, Poitiers, Angoulême, Bordeaux, Arcachon, Pau, Bagnères-de-Bigorre, and Dina…Read more on Wikipedia