The Railway Children
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Railway Children by E. Nesbit
Book DescriptionPaul Copley and Timothy Bateson star in a BBC Radio full-cast dramatisation of E. Nesbit's enchanting and unforgettable classic. Roberta, Peter and Phyllis lead an ordinary suburban life with Mother and Father, enjoying trips to the zoo and the pantomime. But when Father is mysteriously taken away one night, everything changes. The children must move to the country, to a little white cottage near the railway line, where eventually they find that there are plenty of adventures to be had and friends to be made - including Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself. But the mystery remains - what has happened to Father, and will he come back? The story of Roberta, Peter and Phyllis and their life in the country has never been out of print since it was first published in 1906. Charming, sentimental and unforgettable, the novel retains all its enchantment and enduring appeal in this BBC Radio full-cast dramatisation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781846071157
(142mm x 124mm x 11mm)
Imprint: BBC Physical Audio
Publisher: BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
Publish Date: 7-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author E. Nesbit
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Railway Children, Hardback (September 2016)
When their father is suddenly taken away, Bobby, Peter and Phyllis must leave London for a simpler life in the country. They make new friends, discover the thrill of the railway and eventually uncover the mystery of their father's disappearance. An original and unabridged edition of E. Nesbit's moving classic.
Five Children and it, Paperback (August 2016)» View all books by E. Nesbit
'Five Children & It' is a magical & unforgettable story. When five children move from London to Kent, they are amazed to find an ancient sand-fairy while playing in a gravel pit. This 'Psammead' has the power to grant wishes, but they soon discover that wishing is a risky business & the consequences may not always be to their liking.
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Author Biography - E. Nesbit
Edith Nesbit (1858 - 1924) was an English author and poet. She wrote or collaborated on more than 60 books of fiction for children. Her most famous stories include The Railway Children, Five Children and It, The Phoenix and the Carpet, The Story of the Treasure Seekers and The Enchanted Castle.
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