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The Railway Children
Author: Edith Nesbit

ISBN: 9780099572992
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 2 August 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.9 x 13.2 x 2.2
'The Railway Children was one of the first children's classics I ever read. I wasn't sure I was going to enjoy it. I started reading the story and was immediately gripped. E. Nesbit remembered exactly what it felt like to be a child' Jacqueline Wilson

''Stand firm'' said Peter, 'and wave like mad!''

They were not railway children to begin with. When their Father mysteriously leaves home Roberta (everyone calls her Bobbie), Phyllis and Peter must move to a small cottage in the countryside with Mother. It is a bitter blow to leave their London home, but soon they discover the hills and valleys, the canal and of course, the railway. But with the thrilling rush and rattle and roar of the trains comes danger too. Will the brave trio come to the rescue? And most importantly, can they solve the disappearance of their Father?

About the Author

Edith Nesbit was born in 1858. Her father died when she was only three and so her family moved all over England. Poverty was something she had known first hand, both as a child and as ...

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