When their father is "called away," Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis move with their mother from their London home to a cottage in the countryside. The children spend their time waving to the passengers of local trains and enjoying adventures along the railway. But one question remains---is their father ever coming back?
When their father goes away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis have to move with their mother from their London home to a cottage in the countryside. At the local station the children make friends with the porter, Perks, and spend their time waving to the passengers on the trains. But although they have many adventures on the railway, one question still remains . . . is their father ever coming back?
About the Series:
Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. Complete and unabridged text allows children to discover the stories as they were meant to be read. Produced in beautifully designed hardback editions, the collection features well-loved classic stories readers will treasure and return to again and again.
Edith Nesbit was an English author and poet who published over 60 books of fiction for children under her pen name E. Nesbit.