The Railway Children

The Railway Children

Book - 1994
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With their father called away, Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis must move with their mother to the country, where they wait each day at the train station in hopes their father will arrive.
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 1994
ISBN: 9780140366716
0140366717
Branch Call Number: FICTION Nes
Description: 267 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Brock, C. E. (Charles Edmund), 1870-1938

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When their father is taken away, three children move to the country, where they stay busy saving the train from accidents, befriending a nice Old Gentleman, and trying not to quarrel.


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7Liberty7 May 10, 2013

A really sweet story. I really love the idea in the book that when you help others, you will be rewarded many times over. In their spare time, the children helped others and were good friends to everyone they met. Through their actions, they won the admiration and love of various people, including a particular gentleman, who by his influence, was able to have the children's father acquitted of charges of a crime he didn't commit. And they lived happily ever after. I wholeheartedly recommend this great book.

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7Liberty7 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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"It's not so much what you do, as what you mean."

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