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Five Children and It . Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858–1924.
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page: xiii

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

  • THE PSAMMEAD Frontispiece
  • THE FIRST GLORIOUS RUSH ROUND THE GARDEN 2
  • CYRIL HAD NIPPED HIS FINGER IN THE DOOR OF A HUTCH 5
  • ANTHEA SUDDENLY SCREAMED, “IT’S ALIVE!” 12
  • THE BABY DID NOT KNOW THEM! 26
  • MARTHA EMPTIED A TOILET‐JUG OF COLD WATER OVER HIM 30
  • THE RAIN FELL IN SLOW DROPS ON TO ANTHEA’S FACE 35
  • ALL THE GLEAMING HEAP WAS MINTED GOLD 45
  • HE STAGGERED, AND HAD TO SIT DOWN AGAIN 48
  • THEY ALL PUT THEIR TONGUES OUT 50
  • MR. BEALE SNATCHED THE COIN AND BIT IT 56
  • THEY HAD RUN INTO MARTHA AND THE BABY! 62
  • HE SAID “NOW THEN!” TO THE POLICEMAN AND MR. PEASEMARSH 65
  • THE LUCKY CHILDREN HURRIEDLY STARTED FOR THE GRAVEL PIT 74
  • “POOF, POOF, POOFY,” HE SAID, AND MADE A GRAB 82
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  • AT DOUBLE‐QUICK TIME RAN THE TWINKLING LEGS OF THE LAMB’S BROTHERS AND SISTERS 85
  • NEXT MINUTE THE TWO WERE FIGHTING HERE AND THERE 87
  • HE SNATCHED THE BABY FROM ANTHEA 90
  • HE CONSENTED TO LET THE GIPSY WOMEN FEED HIM 94
  • THE GIPSY WOMAN MOVED HER FINGER ABOUT ON HIS FOREHEAD 100
  • “THANK YOU,” IT SAID, “THAT’S BETTER; WHAT’S THE WISH THIS MORNING?” 111
  • THEY FLEW RIGHT OVER ROCHESTER 120
  • THE FARMER SAT DOWN ON THE GRASS SUDDENLY 122
  • EVERYONE NOW TURNED OUT ITS POCKETS 126
  • THESE WERE THE NECESSARIES OF LIFE, WHICH CYRIL HANDED OUT OF THE LARDER WINDOW 128
  • THE CHILDREN SLEPT 132
  • THE KEEPER SPOKE DEEP‐CHESTED WORDS THROUGH THE KEYHOLE 143
  • IT HAD TURNED INTO A STATELY CASTLE 157
  • ROBERT WAS DRAGGED FORTHWITH BY THE RELUCTANT EAR 160
  • HE WIPED AWAY A MANLY TEAR 162
  • “OH, DO! DO! DO! DO!” SAID ROBERT 167
  • THE MAN FELL WITH A PLOP‐PLASH INTO THE MOAT 188
  • ANTHEA TILTED THE POT OVER THE NEAREST LEAD‐HOLE 191
  • HE ALSO PULLED ROBERT’S HAIR 203
  • “THE SAMMYADD’S DONE US AGAIN,” SAID CYRIL 207
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  • HE TOOK THE BAKER’S BOY AND SET HIM ON TOP OF THE HAYSTACK 209
  • IT WAS A STRANGE SENSATION BEING WHEELED IN A PONY‐CARRIAGE BY A GIANT 213
  • WHEN THE GIRL CAME OUT SHE WAS PALE AND TREMBLING 222
  • WHEN YOUR TIME’S UP COME TO ME 223
  • ASK FOR A GOOD FAT MEGATHERIUM AND HAVE DONE WITH IT 230
  • I SUPPOSE HE’LL BE GROWN UP SOME DAY 232
  • THIS, THEN, WAS THE LAMB—GROWN UP! 234
  • “YOU KIDS MUST LEARN NOT TO MAKE YOURSELVES A NUISANCE” 239
  • THERE, SURE ENOUGH, STOOD A BICYCLE 240
  • “DON’T LET HIM,” SAID ANTHEA; “HE’S NOT FIT TO GO WITH ANYONE” 245
  • THE GROWN‐UP LAMB STRUGGLED FURIOUSLY 250
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