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Scholastic Classics: The Railway Children

by E. Nesbit (author)

Suitable for 9 - 11 years

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Scholastic Children’s Books are proud to publish this beautiful edition of the classic tale, The Railway Children. When Roberta, Peter and Phyllis’s father is imprisoned after being falsely accused of spying, they and their mother have to leave their comfortable London home to go and live in a small house in the country. However, the children soon come to love the railway that runs near their cottage, and have many adventures – stopping a train from disaster, saving an infant and dog from a barge canal on fire, and getting help when they find an injured boy in the trail tunnel. When they befriend an Old Gentleman who regularly takes the 9:15 train near their home, he helps them to prove their father’s innocence, and the family is reunited at last.

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Product Details

Series

Scholastic Classics

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407143620

Date published

November 7th, 2013

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.5; Upper years; 9.0 points

Other details
  • 256 pages
Condition

New

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  1. AngelofDeath
    on 8 March 2014

    I remember reading it when i was ten, I loved it.

  2. books2000
    on 8 March 2014

    its good