E. Nesbit

The Enchanted Castle


Read by Peter Eastman


Three children, forced to remain at school during the holidays, go in search of adventure. What they find is a magic castle straight out of …

The Railway Children


Read by Karen Savage


Edith Nesbit’s classic story, in which three children, pulled suddenly from their comfortable suburban life, move to the country with their …

The Book of Dragons


Read by Laurie Anne Walden


A dragon who flies out of a magical book; one whose purr quiets a fussy baby; another who eats an entire pack of tame hunting-hippopotomuses…

The Story of the Treasure Seekers


Read by Karen Savage


This is the story of the Bastable children and their attempts to help the family finances by searching for treasure. (Summary by Karen Savag…

The Magic City


Read by Ruth Golding


Philip and Lucy discover that the city Philip has built using toys, books and household objects, has come alive. This is the account of thei…

Grim Tales


Read by Peter Yearsley


A collection of gentle stories that draw us into that hidden world where fear is just around the next corner, and where loving hands can tou…

Five Children and It


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This delightful novel begins when a family of five children moves from London to the English countryside. While playing in a gravel pit soon…

The Magic World


Read by Ruth Golding


Talking cats, birds, fish and bells, wicked fairies, uglified princesses - adventure, magic, and more magic. A delightful collection of sto…

The Wonderful Garden


Read by Ruth Golding


Do you believe in magic? Caroline, Charles and Charlotte do, and nothing that happens during their summer holiday at their great uncle's hou…

Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare


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Edith Nesbit, the author of Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, felt passionately that young children should enjoy Shakespeare's great works…

Five Children and It, Version 2


Read by Jenny Lundak


This delightful novel begins when a family of five children moves from London to the English countryside. While playing in a gravel pit soon…

Nine Unlikely Tales


Read by Cori Samuel


Nine original and, yes, unlikely fairy-tales, which include stories of the arithmetic fairy, the king who became a charming villa-residence …

The Phoenix and the Carpet


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The Phoenix and the Carpet is a fantasy novel for children, written in 1904 by E. Nesbit. It is the second in a trilogy of novels that began…

The Wouldbegoods, Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers


Read by Alan Chant


The Bastable children, first met in The Treasure Seekers, are sent to stay in the countryside; is it large enough to contain their exuberant…

Wings and the Child


Read by Cori Samuel


"When this book first came to my mind it came as a history and theory of the building of Magic Cities on tables, with bricks and toys a…

My School Days


Read by Cori Samuel


A short memoir about the author's school days, serialised in The Girl's Own Paper from October 1896 to September 1897. It includes stories a…

The Children's Shakespeare


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This children's book retells twelve of Shakespeare's most popular plays as stories for children. Each of the plays are rewritten as short st…

The Story of the Amulet


Read by Helen Taylor


The third of the series featuring Cyril, Anthea, Robert and Jane: four children who are, as they often say, "the sort of people that wo…

Pussy and Doggy Tales


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Charming Tales about cats and dogs. (Summary by Elli)

Royal Children of English History


Read by Cori Samuel


From the first chapter: "History is a story, a story of things that happened to real live people in our England years ago; and the thin…

The House of Arden


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This novel describes how Edred and Elfrida Arden and their Aunt Edith embark on a treasure hunt through time - for the famous Arden family t…

New Treasure Seekers


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Oswald, Dora, Dicky, Alice, H.O, and Noel fill their free time with entertainments that don't always turn out as they plan. But whether tell…

The Phoenix and the Carpet (version 2)


Read by Helen Taylor


Five children discover a mysterious egg in their new nursery carpet - an egg which hatches into a magical talking Phoenix! The carpet is a m…

Harding's Luck


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Harding's luck is sequel to E. Nesbit's "The House of Arden". It tells the story of Dickie Harding, a disabled boy, who one day ac…

Wet Magic


Read by Phil Chenevert


A book about children who find magic in every day life .. and discover that mermen and mermaids actually have a whole underwater kingdom wit…

The Literary Sense


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A collection of short stories written by the author of other literary greats such as The Railway Children, Five Children and It and The Phoe…

Five Children and It (Dramatic Reading)


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Finding a Psammead (sand-fairy) to grant any wish your heart desires seems like the beginning of endless delights, but as Cyril, Anthea, Rob…

The Lark


Read by Grant Hurlock


"The Lark" has all the charm and freshness which have made Miss Nesbit's former novels so justly popular, and yet the story ts ent…

For Dolly, who does not Learn her Lessons


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of For Dolly, who does not Learn her Lessons by E. Nesbit. This was the Weekly Poetry project fo…

The Story of the Amulet (version 2)


Read by Padraig O'hIceadha


The Story of the Amulet is a novel for children, written in 1906 by E. Nesbit. It is the final part of a trilogy of novels that also include…

Through the Wood


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Through the Wood by E. Nesbit. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 11th, 2009.

Wet Magic (version 2)


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Are mermaids real? Well of course they are! Just ask the four very English children who, when on vacation by the sea, find out about one b…

All Round the Year


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A light and whimsical collection of poems by the celebrated children's author E Nesbit, in collaboration with Saretta Nesbit. (Summary by Da…

The Rainbow and the Rose


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A collection of poetry in the whimsical style of Edith Nesbit, author of "The Five Children and It" and "The Railway Children…

Many Voices (selection from)


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E. Nesbit (Edith Bland) was a prodigious 19th century children’s writer who produced over 60 books of fiction for children. This book of poe…

Fear (miedo)


Read by Alba