The Story of the Treasure Seekers

The Story of the Treasure Seekers

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The Bastable children live in London with their widowed father. Too poor to attend school, the children are left to their own devices, and they spend their days coming up with ingenious plans to restore their father's fortune. Refreshingly free of Victorian sentimentality, yet still wonderfully evocative of a bygone era, the tale makes for timeless reading.
Publisher: London : Hesperus Minor, 2013
ISBN: 9781843914747
1843914743
Branch Call Number: Fiction Nesbit CHILD
Characteristics: p. cm

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debwalker Nov 26, 2010

J.K. Rowling's Favourite book as a child
The Story of the Treasure Seekers
By E. Nesbit

"She's the children's writer with whom I most identify. She said, 'By some lucky chance, I remember exactly how I felt and thought at 11.' That struck a chord with me. The Story of the Treasure Seekers was a breakthrough children's book. Oswald is such a very real narrator, at a time when most people were writing morality plays for children."

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