Wet Magic

Wet Magic

by Edith Nesbit

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Overview

Nesbit was born in 1858 at 38 Lower Kennington Lane in Kennington, Surrey (now part of Greater London), the daughter of an agricultural chemist, John Collis Nesbit, who died in March 1862, before her fourth birthday

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627937368
Publisher: Start Classics
Publication date: 11/21/2013
Series: Unabridged Start Classics
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 125
Sales rank: 883,970
File size: 438 KB
Age Range: 6 - 18 Years

About the Author

Edith Nesbit (London, August 15, 1858 - May 4, 1924) was an English writer and poet. Minor of six brothers, traveled by England, Spain and France. He married at age 21 with Hubert Bland, with whom he had five children. He founded the Fabian Society. She was one of the first women to smoke in public. He died of lung cancer. He wrote terror, romance, poetry, socialist propaganda, plays and reviews.
He is known mainly for his books for children full of humor and with an innovative style that, sometimes, it develops the adventures of the protagonists in an ordinary reality with magical elements.
Edith Nesbit's novels were often a source of inspiration for other children's writers such as C.S. Lewis, the writer of The Chronicles of Narnia; J. K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter saga; Diana Wynne Jones; P. L. Travers; And Edward Eager

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