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Five children and it: Psammead Trilogy, Book 1

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IL: MG - BL: 5.7 - AR Pts: 8
Lexile measure:
980L
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R
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The entrancing combination of magic with the everyday trials of childhood. 'It' is a Psammead, an ancient, ugly and irritable sand fairy the children find one day in a gravel pit and It grants them a wish a day, lasting until sunset. But they soon learn it is very hard to think of really sensible wishes, and each one gets them into unexpected difficulties. Magic, the children find, can be as awkward as it is enticing.
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ISBN:
9780140367355
9780688135454
9780140350616
9781490611617
9789629544171
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.7, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
980L
Fountas & Pinnell:
R
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-16 04:47:53AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-16 04:55:15AM

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Filled with wit and humour, Nesbit’s 1902 fantasy tells the adventure of 5 siblings sent to spend the summer with their uncle. One day, when the children wander from the strange house by the sea to play in old gravel pits, they uncover “It” – a prehistoric Sand-fairy. Psammead (pronounced Sammyadd) was an odd-looking creature with eyes on long horns which, like those of a snail, moved in and out like telescopes; ears like that of a bat; its tubby body shaped like a spider's, covered with thick soft fur; and at the base of its furry arms and legs were hands and feet resembling a monkey’s. The unusual Sand-fairy grants the children one wish a day, each lasting until sunset. Though wishes can come true, they are not always as pleasant as they might seem, which the children soon discover.

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subject_facet Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, England -- Fiction, Fairies -- Fiction, Fantasies, Wishes -- Fiction
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