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story of the treasure seekers

being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune

by Edith Nesbit

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Published by SeaStar Books in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Brothers and sisters -- Fiction,
    • Family life -- England -- Fiction,
    • Imagination -- Fiction,
    • Moneymaking projects -- Fiction,
    • Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      The six Bastable children try to restore their family"s fortune using a variety of schemes taken from books, including finding buried treasure, rescuing someone from bandits, and starting a newspaper.

      Edition Notes

      StatementE. Nesbit ; with illustrations by Gordon Browne and Lewis Baumer ; afterword by Peter Glassman.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsBrowne, Gordon, 1858-1932, ill., Baumer, Lewis Christopher Edward, 1870-1963, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.N43777 Sto 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3404267M
      ISBN 100811854159, 0811854167
      ISBN 109780811854153, 9780811854160
      LC Control Number2005019601

        With Jeremy Dimmick, Lucinda Edmonds, Simon Hill, Pauline Quirke/10(6). E. Nesbit - The Story of the Treasure Seekers CHAPTER 'LO, THE POOR INDIAN!' It was all very well for Father to ask us not to make a row because theIndian Uncle was coming to talk business, but my young brother's bootsare not the only things that make a noise/5(17).

        The story of Treasure Seekers - is a story of six children, who really admire Kipling and Dickens, go through various adventures to earn money. The reason behind their adventures is the poor financial condition of the family/5(K). About The Story of the Treasure Seekers. When their father’s business fails, the six Bastable children decide to restore the family fortunes. But although they think of many ingenious ways to do so, their well meant efforts are either more fun than profitable, or lead to trouble.

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The Story of the Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit is a classic children's book from years ago. But it had a timeless quality to it and I enjoyed it so much. The voice was wonderful, the characters, children who are conspiring to "restore the fortunes of their fallen house", were delightful/5.

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Oswald is such a very real narrator, at a time when most people were writing morality plays for children J. Rowling --Source If Britain is to children's fantasy as Brazil is to football, then Edith Nesbit is our Pele - /5(41). The Story of the Treasure Seekers The Bastable children are determined to restore their impoverished family's fortune, and each chapter of this hilarious book finds them busily attempting another get-rich-quick scheme: digging for treasure, becoming detectives and highway robbers, selling wine, and earnestly chasing other comic ventures/5(5).

17 rows  The Story of the Treasure Seekers E. NESBIT ( - ) This is the story of the Bastable. THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS by E. Nesbit Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune TO OSWALD BARRON Without whom this book could never have story of the treasure seekers book written The Treasure Seekers is dedicated in memory of childhoods identical but for the accidents of.

Published inThe Story of the Treasure Seekers by E Nesbit was her first children's novel. It has had an immense influence on children's literature and was reputedly JK Rowling's favorite children's book.

Others like CS Lewis (Chronicles of Narnia) and many other British and American writers were inspired by The Story of the Treasure 5/5(8).

I like this book because it was written by E. Nesbitt. If you like this book you should read or listen to five children and it which is sort of like the story of The treasure seekers but it is a little more magical then the story of the treasure seekers% ️💛💚💙💜!!.

The Story of the Treasure Seekers by E. NESBIT ( - ) Genre(s): Action & Adventure Read by: Karen Savage in English Chapters: - 01. The Story of the Treasure Seekers is a children’s adventure novel by Edith Nesbit.

First published inthe book follows a group of siblings who set about restoring the family fortune after their father loses his business. It’s the first book in the Bastable Children series, and it’s Nesbit’s most popular novel. Nesbit was an.

A legendary children's story of sibling adventure, by the enchanting author of The Railway Children and Five Children and It, which has delighted countless generations of children.

The Bastable children (Dora, Oswald, Dicky, Alice, Noel, and Horace Octavius—H.O.) live /5(6). The Bastables, The Story of the Treasure Seekers, The Wouldbegoods by NESBIT, E.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Read Chapter 4. Good Hunting of The Story of the Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit. The text begins: When we had got that four shillings by digging for treasure we ought, by rights, to have tried Dicky's idea of answering the advertisement about ladies and gentlemen and spare time and two pounds a week, but there were several things we rather wanted.

From the author of The Railway Children and Five Children and It comes this tale of six siblings and their adventures in Victorian London. The Bastable children are determined to restore their impoverished family's fortune, and each chapter of this hilarious book finds them busily attempting another get-rich-quick scheme: digging for treasure, becoming detectives and highway robbers, selling.

The Story of the Treasure Seekers is a novel by E. Nesbit. First published init tells the story of Dora, Oswald, Dicky, Alice, Noel, and Horace Octavius (H.

O.) Bastable, and their attempts to assist their widowed father and recover the fortunes of their family; its sequels are The Wouldbegoods () and The New Treasure Seekers (). The Wouldbegoods, a sequel to The Treasure Seekers, reacquaints us with the six Bastable children: Dora, Oswald, Dicky, Alice, Noël, and H.O.

Again, the story is told by you-may-not-know-who, and the children find all sorts of ways in which to amuse themselves in the country during the summer holidays. First published inthe book is the first one in the line of four books that feature the Bastable children as protagonists – the first sequel to this novel, the book entitled The Wouldbegoods was published infollowed by The New Treasure Seekers in and The Complete Story of the Bastable Family, published posthumously in /5(89).

The Story of the Treasure Seekers. Author: E Nesbit. Publisher: Hesperus Press. The first book from classic children's author E Nesbit, this is the much-loved story of the Bastable family. Dora, Oswald, Dicky, Alice, Noel and H.O. live in Blackheath with their widowed father, whose business is failing.

The Story of the Treasure Seekers. by E. Nesbit. Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. TO OSWALD BARRON Without whom this book could never have been written. The Treasure Seekers is dedicated in memory of childhoods identical but for the accidents of time and space.

CONTENTS. The Council of Ways and Means 2. The Story of the Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). This is the story of the Bastable children and their attempts to help the family finances by searching for treasure.

(Summary by Karen Savage) Genre(s): Action & Adventure.The Story of the Treasure Seekers E. Nesbit Read by Karen Savage ( stars; reviews) This is the story of the Bastable children and their attempts to help the family finances by searching for treasure.

(Summary by Karen Savage) Great book, a story narrated by a child about the escapades of himself and his siblings. This is a family of /5().