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The classic novel by the author of Five Children and It follows Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis, uprooted from town life after moving to the country, as they discover a little railway that promises a life-changing adventure.
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"It's a story that was written more than 100 years ago, yet The Railway Children commands the affections of the British people like few other fictions" (Daily Telegraph)
"Guaranteed to jerk a tear from the most stony-faced child" (Observer)
"Her child characters were remarkable in her day because they are so entirely human. They are intelligent, vain, aggressive, humorous, witty, cruel, compassionate. . . in fact, they are like adults" (Gore Vidal)
"The Railway Children was one of the first children's classics I ever read. I wasn't sure I was going to enjoy it. I started reading the story and was immediately gripped. E. Nesbit remembered exactly what it felt like to be a child" (Jacqueline Wilson)
A beautiful new edition of this much-loved classic.
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Book Description Henry Holth & Co (J), 1994. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0805031294
Book Description Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. New. Seller Inventory # DH29pg1606to1905-8919
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0805031294