Questions tagged [the-book-of-dragons]

Questions about the children's book of fantasy stories titled 'The Book of Dragons' by E. Nesbit, first published in 1899. Use this tag with [e-nesbit].

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Meaning of "the field was found to be plowed as thoroughly as any young man at Oxford" in 'The Book of Dragons'

E. Nesbit, in The Book of Dragons, toward the end of the chapter titled 'The Island of the Nine Whirlpools', wrote: The nine rubies were used afterwards in agriculture. You had only to throw them out ...
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