First edition. Lacks jacket. Light spot on front board,. 1935 Hard Cover. 293 pp. 8 3/8 x 5 1/2. Includes 26 illustrations by H.R. Millar. Introduction by Earle Walbridge. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924) was an English author and poet whose children's works were published under the name of E. Nesbit. She wrote or collaborated on over 60 books of fiction for children, several of which have been adapted for film and television. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a precursor to the modern Labour Party.