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The Railway Children

Puffin Classics

by E. Nesbit Author · Jenny Agutter Narrator


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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Railway Children by E. Nesbit, read by Jenny Agutter. When Father is taken away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother have to leave their comfortable life in London to go and live in a small cottage in the country. The children seek solace in the nearby railway station, and make friends with Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself. Each day, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis run down the field to the railway track and wave at the passing London train, sending their love to Father. Little do they know that the kindly old gentleman passenger who waves back holds the key to their father's disappearance.

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Penguin Books Ltd
Puffin Classics
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Puffin Classics


  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 178.8 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 178.8 MB

E. Nesbit (Author)

Edith Nesbit was a mischievous child who grew up into an unconventional adult. With her husband, Hubert Bland, she was one of the founder members of the socialist Fabian Society; their household became a centre of the socialist and literary circle...

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