The Railway Children
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Railway Children by Edith Nesbit
Book DescriptionOver 100 years after its original publication, The Railway Children is still one of Edith Nesbit's most beloved and delightful stories. Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis were very happy living in a comfortable house surrounded by a cook and servants and two loving parents, until one evening when there was a knock at the door and their father was mysteriously taken away by two men. Suddenly alone, their mother moves the family to a small cottage in the countryside. There, the children begin a series of exciting adventures, from saving a train filled with passengers from a landslide, to rescuing a baby from a fire, to aiding a penniless Russian exile, to eventually unraveling the mystery of their father's disappearance. The Railway Children was first published in 1906, in a serial included with the London Magazine. It has since been made into several television adaptations and two major films, most recently in 2000.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400138821
(165mm x 172mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Edith Nesbit
Railway Children, Paperback (November 2013)
When their father is accused of being a spy, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis are forced to move to a house in the country with their mother. Though they miss their father, they come to love their new home and have many exciting adventures. Then, with the help of an Old Gentleman, they prove their father's innocence and the family is reunited at last.
Enchanted Castle and Five Children and it, Paperback (March 2013)
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Magic City, Paperback (September 2010)View all books by Edith Nesbit
Philip's life is turned upside down when his older sister marries, forcing him into a new home with - worst of all - a stepsister. To forget his unhappiness, he constructs wonderful city made from the bric-a-brac of a Victorian home. But he finds himself in danger when he is magically transported into the city.
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Author Biography - Edith Nesbit
Edith Nesbit (1858&ndash1924) was a children's writer whose most famous novels include "The Story of the Treasure Seekers," "Five Children and It," and "The Enchanted Castle." Renee Raudman is a multi-award-winning audiobook narrator and actor. A multiple Audie Award nominee, she has earned a number of "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, and her narration of "Homer's Odyssey" by Gwen Cooper was selected by "Library Journal" as one of the best audiobooks of 2009.
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