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NESBIT, E.: Story of the Amulet (The) (Abridged)


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NESBIT, E.: Story of the Amulet (The) (Abridged)

The trilogy of Five Children and It, The Phoenix and the Carpet and The Story of the Amulet, all involve the same family and their encounters with the magical being The Psammead. The adventures of the five children proved one of the most popular of Nesbit’s creations. The Story of the Amulet centres around the purchase of an ancient Amulet which can grant them their heart’s desire—the return of their parents—but which first sets them on a journey through time to ancient Babylon, Egypt and Atlantis. But it begins in an old shop next to the British Museum…

Disc 1

  The Story of the Amulet
1.   The Psammead 00:06:25
2.   So they went, Old Nurse only begging them to be careful. 00:03:17
3.   The four children filed into the shop. 00:04:33
4.   The Half Amulet 00:05:35
5.   'That's it! That's it! There …' 00:05:27
6.   The Past 00:04:45
7.   The children and the Psammead crouched … 00:05:15
8.   Eight Thousand Years Ago 00:06:06
9.   'Is it safe Are they cannibals' 00:06:03
10.   The Fight in the Village 00:04:46
11.   They were awakened by long, loud, terrible sounds … 00:05:17
12.   The Way to Babylon 00:06:33
13.   The children found themselves under a white - blossomed … 00:06:11
14.   The Deepest Dungeon Below the Castle Moat 00:05:22
15.   'Then are all the other thirteen alive' 00:02:30

Disc 2

  The Story of the Amulet
1.   She led them into a dark, cool hall … 00:05:10
2.   'Sacrilege and ampious cheek,' said the captain of the guard … 00:04:37
3.   Atlantis 00:05:07
4.   'What are you doing here' he said rather fiercely. 00:06:42
5.   The girls obediently went to find their brothers … 00:04:27
6.   Before Pharaoh 00:05:21
7.   'To the granaries!' cried half the crowd … 00:06:39
8.   Who are these strangers' Pharaoh asked. 00:07:17
9.   The Shipwreck on the Tin Islands 00:05:02
10.   Then Rekh - mara came forward, and spoke softly to the captain. 00:04:24
11.   Everyone was instantly awake by now. 00:05:24
12.   The Heart's Desire 00:06:11
13.   So Rekh - mara was taken up to the box - room … 00:07:05
14.   'I speak,' said the voice. 00:06:03

Total Playing Time: 02:37:34

Nesbit, Edith

Bentinck, Anna

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Junior Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NA246112

Barcode: 9789626344613

Physical Release: 09/2007

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