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The Phoenix and the Carpet

Series: The Psammead Trilogy, Book 2
Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 5-7
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Summary

The Phoenix and the Carpet by Edith Nesbit, presented by the Online Stage, narrated by Cate Barratt.

In The Phoenix and the Carpet, five adventurous children are given a carpet that, unknown by their parents, contains a magic egg that hatches into a phoenix. A series of escapades ensues, some amusing, others dangerous, and all of which are entertaining.

Cast

Jane - Charlotte Duckett
Anthea - Libby Stephenson
Cyril - Amanda Friday
Robert - Becca Maggie
The Phoenix - Ben Lindsey-Clark
Mother - Elizabeth Klett
Father - Peter Tucker
The Lamb and Henri - Ollie and Izzy Lindsey-Clark
Cook, French Lady, and Crowd Voice - Jennifer Fournier
Eliza, Miss Peasmarsh, and Crowd Voice - Leanne Yau
Indian Queen and Miss Amelia - K. G. Cross
Mrs Biddle - Linda Barrans
Miss Selina - Carol Box
Burglar and Porter - David Prickett
Rev. Blenkinsop and Clerk - Alan Weyman
Urb, Carpet Seller, Curate, and Theatre Attendant - Brett Downey
Ike, Islander, Indian, Uncle Reginald, and Crowd Voice - John Burlinson

This text was published in 1904 and is in the public domain.

Public Domain (P)2017 The Online Stage

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