The Phoenix and the Carpet (Hardcover)

By E. Nesbit, H. R. Millar (Illustrator), Bruce Coville (Introduction by)

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375867187, 320pp.

Publication Date: September 28, 2010



E. Nesbit’s rip-roaring sequel to Five Children and It follows the wondrous adventures of Robert, Jane, Cyril, Anthea, and The Lamb as they discover a clever phoenix and a magic carpet that can take them anywhere they wish. With an introduction by popular fantasy author Bruce Coville, this classic novel will be sure to please.

About the Author

E. Nesbit (1858-1924) was born in London and educated in France and Germany. She began her literary career as a poet and novelist, but found her calling writing stories about children. She is the beloved author of nearly forty books, including "Five Children and It, The Phoenix and the Carpet, " and "The Story of the Amulet."