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The Power of the Psammead

E. Nesbit was the pen name for English author and poet  Edith Bland (1858-1924). She published close to 40 books for children. She has been called the “first modern writer for children,” meaning that she turned away from the themes of Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald and their ilk by writing about dealing with things as …

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