The Phoenix And The Carpet


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Patricia Hodge reads E Nesbit's sequel to Five Children and It in five parts.

1: "There was a soft cracking sound; the egg burst in two and out of it came a flame-coloured bird." And so begins a series of magical adventures.

Abridged by Penny Leicester. Producer Marion Nancarrow

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Unknown: Patricia Hodge

Abridged By: Penny Leicester

Producer: Marion Nancarrow

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Part 2: The Phoenix reveals that the children have a magic carpet on theirfloor.

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Part 3: Just by wishing, the children can go anywhere they want on the magic carpet.

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Part 4: The children begin to doubt the wisdom of the Phoenix.

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Part 5: How can the children tell the Phoenix they think he should go?

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A mysterious egg rolls out from a second-hand carpet for the nursery.

1901 fantasy novel read by Patricia Hodge.

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The children get their revenge on the tiresome Cook.

Read by Patricia Hodge.

1901 fantasy novel read by Patricia Hodge.

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The children are on a mission to carry out a kind action - but not at home.

E Nesbit's 1901 fantasy novel read by Patricia Hodge.

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At the theatre comes the realisation that the Phoenix is a danger.

1901 fantasy novel read by Patricia Hodge.

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To the children's horror, the damaged magic carpet is to be replaced.

1901 fantasy novel concluded by Patricia Hodge.