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The railway children / Edith Nesbit ; retold by C.S. Woolley ; [interior and cover illustrations by Olga Anatolyevna Gavrilova].

By: Woolley, C. S. (Caroline Sarah)Contributor(s): Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924 [author.] | Gavrilova, Olga Anatolyevna [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Foxton readers. Level 4Publisher: London, England : Foxton Books, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 106 pages : colour illustrations ; 20 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781911481256 (paperback); 1911481258 (paperback)Subject(s): Railroads -- Fiction | Country life -- England -- Fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Fiction | Readers (Adult) | Readers for new literatesDDC classification: 428.6 Summary: When their father is suddenly taken away, the children's lives change overnight. Unable to afford their London home, the family must move to a small cottage in the Yorkshire countryside. Hiding their sadness from their mother, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis roam the fields all day. Every morning they can be seen waving as the 9.15 train roars past, imagining that it will can carry their love to their father, wherever he may be. The trio become a familiar sight and their bravery and quick-thinking avert a railway disaster. There is a kind old gentleman passenger never fails to wave back - little do the children realize how much his friendship will mean to them, especially in solving the mystery to their father's disappearance.
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Non-Fiction 428.6 READER Available T00822082
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When their father is suddenly taken away, the children's lives change overnight. Unable to afford their London home, the family must move to a small cottage in the Yorkshire countryside. Hiding their sadness from their mother, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis roam the fields all day. Every morning they can be seen waving as the 9.15 train roars past, imagining that it will can carry their love to their father, wherever he may be. The trio become a familiar sight and their bravery and quick-thinking avert a railway disaster. There is a kind old gentleman passenger never fails to wave back - little do the children realize how much his friendship will mean to them, especially in solving the mystery to their father's disappearance.

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