|"Is this all real? Or has this been happening inside my head?"
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The name "Edith" comes from the Old English name Eadgyð, derived from the elements ead "rich, blessed" and gyð "war".
Behind the scenes
The works of Edith Nesbit are a known influence on the Harry Potter series. Author J. K. Rowling frequently mentions this author in interviews and has stated "I think I identify with E. Nesbit more than any other writer."
- J. K. Rowling's Official Site (First mentioned)