The Story of the Treasure Seekers by Edith Nesbit

The Story of the Treasure Seekers by Edith Nesbit

Published in 1899, The 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 Seekers. Told from a child's point of view, the style is witty, amusing and interesting, making it the ideal read-aloud book for both parents and children.


Chapter 1. The Council of Ways and Means

Chapter 2. Digging for Treasure

Chapter 3. Being Detectives

Chapter 4. Good Hunting

Chapter 5. The Poet and the Editor

Chapter 6. Noel's Princess

Chapter 7. Being Bandits

Chapter 8. Being Editors

Chapter 9. The G. B.

Chapter 10. Lord Tottenham

Chapter 11. Castilian Amoroso

Chapter 12. The Nobleness of Oswald

Chapter 13. The Robber and the Burglar

Chapter 14. The Divining-rod

Chapter 15. 'Lo, the Poor Indian!'

Chapter 16. The End of the Treasure-seeking