The Railway Children (Hardcopy)
The Railway Children is a children’s book by Edith Nesbit, orig- inally serialised in The London Magazine during 1905 and rst published in book form in 1906. It has been adapted for the screen several times, of which the 1970 lm version is the best known. The story concerns a family who move to “Three Chimneys”, a house near the railway, after the father, who works at the Foreign o ce, is imprisoned after being falsely accused of spying. The children befriend an Old Gentleman who regularly takes the 9:15 train near their home; he is eventually able to help prove their fa- ther’s innocence, and the family is reunited. The family take care of a Russian exile, Mr Szczepansky, who came to England looking for his family and Jim.