The Phoenix and the Carpet : The Psammead Trilogy

  • by E. Nesbit
  • Narrated by Johanna Ward
  • Series: The Psammead Trilogy
  • 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In this follow-up to Nesbit’s classic Five Children and It, Cyril, Robert, Anthea, Jane, and the Lamb have more magical adventures in store when a mysterious egg hatches in the nursery fireplace. Out comes a flame-colored bird, the Phoenix, who, though a bit conceited, proves very helpful indeed. The bird kindly explains that the second-hand Persian carpet recently acquired for the nursery is actually a flying one. On it, they may travel to any place and time that they wish. But once again, the children find that magic does not always go as planned. They find hidden treasure in France, and with it restore the fortunes of a little boy. Meanwhile, their own house is invaded by a thousand Persian cats, a cow, and a burglar, who eventually marries the cook on an island in the South Seas. Full of wit and wonders, The Phoenix and the Carpet is a magical ride for children of all ages.

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The magic of this beautiful book !!!

This book is one of my favourites and I think it's a very magical book and it makes you feel like you are there!!! I like the way you ever know what is going to happen!!! I love the book so much l read it too times!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 31-08-2012
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.