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Roberta, Peter and Phyllis live happily in London with their parents until one day their father suddenly goes away and they have to go and live in a small house in the country near a railway line. Where is their father? Why did he go and when is he coming back? Much loved by British children, this enchanting story written in 1906 has become a classic. Recommended for younger learners.
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E. Nesbit (1858-1924) spent her childhood in France and Germany and later lived in England. She began writing stories of fantasy and adventure for children in the early 1890s and is renowned for her very real, strong-willed young characters. Her novels include THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS (1898), FIVE CHILDREN AND IT (1902), THE PHOENIX AND THE CARPET (1904), and THE RAILWAY CHILDREN (1906).About the Author:
Edith Nesbit ( 1858–1924) was an English author and poet whose children's works were published under the name of E. Nesbit. She wrote or collaborated on over 60 books of fiction for children, several of which have been adapted for film and television. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a precursor to the modern Labor Party.
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Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-0582417902
Book Description Pearson Education ESL, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0582417902