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The Railway Children

Young Reading Series 2
The Railway Children

  • A re-telling of the classic E.Nesbit story for children growing in reading confidence.
  • When their father is accused of spying, Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis' life is changed overnight by their move from London to the countryside. But will their father ever come back?
  • Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.
  • Also available with an audio CD with a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

$9.95 Available

Hardback with CD:

$12.95 Available

Information

Age: 6+

Lexile Measure: 550L

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: $9.95
ISBN: 9780746079034
64 pages
198 x 130mm

Hardback with CD:
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 9780746096598
64 pages
198 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Retold by Mary Sebag-Montefiore

Illustrator: Alan Marks

Press Reviews

Mary Sebag-Montefiore has done a beautiful job, and opens up this lovely story for younger readers or those who aren’t very confident. The lively clear reading (on the CD)adds to the pleasure.
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Extras

  • Retelling a classic story
    Visit the See Inside Usborne blog to read how the writer, Mary Sebag-Montefiori, creates her retellings of classic stories.
  • Usborne Reading Programme
    Find out more about the Usborne Reading Programme, download a chart of the seven levels and watch an interview with reading consultant Alison Kelly.

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