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Published by BBC Books .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsHolder, John.
The Physical Object
Pagination240p., (16)p. of plates
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21528360M
ISBN 100563363673
OCLC/WorldCa59975455

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  The Return of the Psammead [Helen Cresswell, John Holder] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Return of the Psammead: Helen Cresswell, John Holder: : Books.   With Toby Ufindell-Phillips, Laura Clarke, Leonard Kirby, Vicci Avery. Four children encounter the magic powers of Psammead, the sand fairy/10(3). C. S. Lewis was a great admirer of hers, and Nesbit's influence is clear in his much-loved Narnia books. I saw this film under the American title "Return of the Sand Fairy" on television. Unlike "Five Children and It" (the American "The Sand Fairy", "Return of the Psammead" was not . The No1 Ethical retailer for Books, CD’s, DVD’s & Games. 30 Day Refund Guarantee Categories: Children's Books; The Return of the Psammead. by HelenCresswell (Author) Used Hardcover $ Used Paperback

The Psammead, also known as Sand Fairy, is a sapient magical creature once encountered by five children in a gravel pit which had once been a littoral area. The creature is most notable for its ability to grant wishes of any number and any kind; however the wishes will last only for the remaining of the day, and disappear with the next sunrise. The Psammead is a short, rotund creature with Aggressivity: Low. Next year Cresswell's print sequel was published, The Return of the Psammead (BBC Books, ), which was the basis for a TV sequel of the same name in She also adapted the second book in Nesbit's trilogy, The Phoenix and the Carpet (), for a .   Buy Return of the Psammead(Pb) New edition by BBC (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : BBC. Get this from a library! The return of the Psammead.. [Helen Cresswell; John Holder] -- The Psammead is feeling rather lonely, so the sound of newly-arrived children makes it very happy, and it starts granting wishes again. Suggested level: primary.

Fantasy for children, written in the 's. The Psammead: or, the Gifts, Five Children and It (Five Children #1), The Phoenix and the Carpet (Five Child. The gravel pit is home to a Psammead, a sand fairy. This ugly creature has eyes like a snail, ears like a bat and the body of a spider, and is very grumpy indeed. He grants the children one wish every day, and though they are excited to have all their desires fulfilled, they soon realize that having one’s wishes come true can have unexpected. The Return of the Psammead by Helen Cresswell. BBC Books, Hardcover. As New. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed. The Return of the Psammead by Helen Cresswell A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.