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Treasure Seekers series

The Treasure Seekers is a book series by E. Nesbit about siblings who amuse themselves alone while on holiday. Through magic or complex imaginative play, the children face perils that they overcome. Another notable feature is the depiction of the realistic quarrels and faults of the children. The series includes these works:

Books in the Treasure Seekers series:

The Adventures of the Treasure Seekers (1993)

Dora and Oswald, Dicky and Alice, Noel and Horace Octavius try to assist their widowed father and recover the fortunes of their family. This set includes The Treasure Seekers, The Wouldbegoods and The New Treasure Seekers.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: C. Walter Hodges

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Conscience Pudding (1970)

In this adventure from The New Treasure Seekers, the Bastable children attempt to liven up their Christmas celebration.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: Erik Blegvad

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The New Treasure Seekers (1931)

Further exploits of the Bastable children, both before and after their restoration to prosperity.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: Lewis Baumer
Gordon Browne

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New Treasure Seekers (1948)

Further exploits of the Bastable children, both before and after their restoration to prosperity.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: C. Walter Hodges

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New Treasure Seekers (1904)

Further exploits of the Bastable children, both before and after their restoration to prosperity.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: Lewis Baumer
Gordon Browne

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Oswald Bastable and Others (1960)

A collection of short stories, four of which concern the Bastable children.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: C. E. Brock
H. R. Millar

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Oswald Bastable and Others (1905)

A collection of short stories, four of which concern the Bastable children.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: C. E. Brock
H. R. Millar

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The Story of the Treasure Seekers: Being the Adventures of the Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune (1958)

The poor but honest Bastable children, Oswald, Dora, Dickie, Alice, Noel and H.O. attempt to restore the family fortunes with various schemes.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: Lewis Baumer
Gordon Browne

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The Story of the Treasure Seekers: Being the Adventures of the Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune (1899)

The poor but honest Bastable children, Oswald, Dora, Dickie, Alice, Noel and H.O. attempt to restore the family fortunes with various schemes.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: Lewis Baumer
Gordon Browne

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The Story of the Treasure Seekers: Being the Adventures of the Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune (1948)

The poor but honest Bastable children, Oswald, Dora, Dickie, Alice, Noel and H.O. attempt to restore the family fortunes with various schemes.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: C. Walter Hodges

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The Wouldbegoods: Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers (1901)

After being sent to the country “to learn to be good”, the Bastable children and their two friends form the Society of the Wouldbegoods, but continue to become involved in adventures.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: Reginald Birch

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The Wouldbegoods: Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers (1947)

After being sent to the country “to learn to be good”, the Bastable children and their two friends form the Society of the Wouldbegoods, but continue to become involved in adventures.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: C. Walter Hodges

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The Wouldbegoods: Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers (1901)

After being sent to the country “to learn to be good,” the Bastable children and their two friends form the Society of the Wouldbegoods, but continue to become involved in adventures.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: Arthur H. Buckland
John Hassall
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The Wouldbegoods: Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers (1958)

After being sent to the country “to learn to be good”, the Bastable children and their two friends form the Society of the Wouldbegoods, but continue to become involved in adventures.

Author: E. Nesbit
Illustrator: Arthur H. Buckland
John Hassall

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