The railway children

Ladybird Classics


Silvana Di Marcello, Joan Collins, E Nesbit, Ladybird

No. of pages 72

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This Ladybird Classic is an abridged retelling of the classic story of The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit, making it perfect for introducing the story to younger children, or for newly confident readers to tackle alone.

Beautiful new illustrations throughout and a gorgeous larger format with ribbon marker bring the magic of this classic story to a new generation of children.

 

This book contains the following story:

The Railway Children
Bobby, Peter and Phyllis live in a lovely house in a posh bit of London. Then one day their father is taken away to prison uner suspicion of treason. The children are not told why. The house is sold, the servants dispersed and with their mother the children go to live in a tiny cottage in the country. Every day the children go down to the railway line and wave at the passing train, and every day an old gentleman waves back. Bobby decides they should write to the gentleman on the train and ask him to help get their father back. Time passes but nothing seems to happen, until one day father returns. And the children learn that it was the gentleman from the train that had helped secure his release.

This book is in the following series:

Ladybird Classics
Ladybird Classics are retold versions of the most-loved children's classic stories, and are specially designed to appeal to a younger audience.

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