* Key title A fully illustrated picture book with all the excitement, adventure and magic of the stunning movie based on the children's literary classic by E. Nesbit. With full colour pictures throughout! * A brand new re-telling of the world-famous story of Five Children and It, fully illustrated with bright, contemporary images. * The amazing visuals feature a stunning combination of live action, plus animatronics and CGI created by Jim Henson's Creature Shop. * An all-star cast including Kenneth Brannagh as Uncle and Zoe Wanamaker as Martha. * Irresistible combination of real life situations with magical fantasy and great humour. * A careful balance of words and pictures on every page keeps the pace flowing and makes this book a joy for very young readers and parents alike. * Sure to become an all-time favourite.
Edith Nesbit is the author of a series of children's books which have remained firm favourites and bestsellers for decades. One of her most admired abilities as a writer is the way she combines real life situations with elements of magical fantasy, often injected with great humour. Translated and sold throughout the world, Five Children and It is perhaps the most famous of her books to display this magical combination. By the time of her death in 1924, E.Nesbit had published forty-four novels. The Story of the Treasure-Seekers (1899) The Wouldbegoods (1901) Five Children and It (1902) The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904) The New Treasurer-Seekers (1904) The Railway Children (1906) The Enchanted Castle (1907)
"The author with whom I identify most is E. Nesbit. She did some great, funny fairy tales." JK Rowling