9780192744456

The Railway Children

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  • ISBN13:

    9780192744456

  • ISBN10:

    0192744453

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-07-19
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Family! Friendship! Adventure! Mystery!
Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis have their lives turned upside down when their father mysteriously has to go away. The railway becomes the centre of their new life, but little do they know what wonders and changes it will bring to them - maybe even the answer to Father's disappearance . . .
Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of The Railway Children in a beautiful new edition, but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with a vast assortment of recommendations and activities.

Author Biography


E. Nesbit

E. Nesbit was born in London in 1858. Her father died when she was four years old and she spent much of her childhood travelling around England, France, Germany, and Spain with her mother and sister Mary, in an attempt to cure Mary of tuberculosis. Elizabeth married Hubert Bland in 1880 and they went on to become two of the founding members of the Fabian Society. She wrote many stories and poems for both children and adults, including the much-loved Five Children and It, The Story of the Treasure Seekers, and The Railway Children. Elizabeth Nesbit died in 1924 and is buried in Kent.

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