When Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother go digging in the gravel pit, the last thing they expect to find is a Psammead - an ancient sand-fairy! Having a sand-fairy for a pet means having one wish granted each day. But the children don't realize all of the trouble wishes can cause ...Read by 007 star, Samantha Bond.
Edith Nesbit (1858-1924) began writing stories for children after a popular children's magazine of the time approached her to write pieces about her childhood. The result was a series of bestselling children's books which have remained firm favourites, including The Railway Children, The Story of the Treasure Seekers, The Phoenix and the Carpet and more.