The Phoenix and the Carpet

E. NESBIT (1858 - 1924)

The Phoenix and the Carpet is a fantasy novel for children, written in 1904 by E. Nesbit. It is the second in a trilogy of novels that began with Five Children and It (1902), and follows the adventures of the same five protagonists – Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and the Lamb. Their mother buys the children a new carpet to replace the one from the nursery that was destroyed in an unfortunate fire accident. Through a series of exciting events, the children find an egg in the carpet which cracks into a talking Phoenix. The Phoenix explains that the carpet is a magical one that will grant them three wishes per day. (Summary from Wikipedia)

Genre(s): Children's Fiction, General Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Egg Kara Shallenberg
00:34:07
Play 02 The Topless Tower Lucy Lo Faro
00:40:32
Play 03 The Queen Cook Lucy Lo Faro
00:46:19
Play 04 Two Bazaars K Hindall
00:32:24
Play 05 The Temple K Hindall
00:32:53
Play 06 Doing Good ink tree
00:27:20
Play 07 Mews from Persia Padraig O'hIceadha
00:34:14
Play 08 The Cats, the Cow, and the Burglar Padraig O'hIceadha
00:34:06
Play 09 The Burglar's Bride Padraig O'hIceadha
00:32:12
Play 10 The Hole in the Carpet Marion
00:23:14
Play 11 The Beginning of the End kindlibrarian
00:29:28
Play 12 The End of the End Alana Jordan
00:30:19