When Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother go digging in the gravel pit, the last thing they expect to find is a Psammead an ancient Sandfairy! Having a Sandfairy for a pet means having one wish granted each day. But the children dont realize all the trouble wishes can cause . . . A timeless classic with an introduction by Quentin Blake, awardwinning illustrator and firstever Childrens Laureate (1999-2001).