The Story of the Amulet

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The Story of the Amulet  (1906) 
by Edith Nesbit
The final part of a trilogy of novels that also includes Five Children and It (1902) and The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904). In it the children re-encounter the Psammead—the "it" in Five Children and It. As it no longer grants wishes to the children, however, its capacity is mainly advisory in relation to the children's other discovery, the Amulet. Gore Vidal called this time-travel book, one in which "Nesbit's powers of invention are at their best." Excerpted from The Story of the Amulet on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

[Illustrated by H. R. Millar. Free audiobook available at Librivox ]

The
Story of the Amulet


BY
E. NESBIT
AUTHOR OF "THE TREASURE SEEKERS,"
"THE WOULD-BE-GOODS," ETC.

WITH 48 ILLUSTRATIONS BY H. R. MILLAR

NEW YORK
E. P. DUTTON AND COMPANY
31 WEST TWENTY-THIRD STREET



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THE OTHERS STOOD LOOKING AFTER HER.

(See page 140.)



TO
DR. WALLIS BUDGE
OF
THE BRITISH MUSEUM
THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED
AS A SMALL TOKEN OF GRATITUDE FOR HIS
UNFAILING KINDNESS AND HELP IN
THE MAKING OF IT



CONTENTS

CHAPTER