Puffin Classics The Railway Children

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This classic tale recounts the adventures of three children who strike up a friendship with the stationmaster of the nearby railway station.

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One of the most popular classics of all time, with a wonderful introduction by multi-million bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson.

When Father is taken away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother have to leave their comfortable life in London to go and live in a small cottage in the country. The children seek solace in the nearby railway station, and make friends with Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself. Each day, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis run down the field to the railway track and wave at the passing London train, sending their love to Father. Little do they know that the kindly old gentleman passenger who waves back holds the key to their father’s disappearance.

Also by E. Nesbit, available in Puffin Books
The Phoenix and the Carpet
Five Children and It

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Weight 191 g
Dimensions 17.8 × 12.9 × 1.8 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages
Language

English

Edition

(Reissue)

Dewey

823.8 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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