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The Railway Children

Gelesen von Karen Savage

(4,798 Sterne; 1431 Bewertungen)

Edith Nesbit’s classic story, in which three children, pulled suddenly from their comfortable suburban life, move to the country with their mother, where they come to know and love the ways of the railways. (Summary by Karen Savage) (5 hr 1 min)


Chapter 01 - The Beginning of Things


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Chapter 02 - Peter's Coal-mine


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Chapter 03 - The Old Gentleman


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Chapter 04 - The Engine Burglar


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Chapter 05 - Prisoners and Captives


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Chapter 06 - Saviours of the Train


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Chapter 07 - For Valour


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Chapter 08 - The Amateur Firemen


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Chapter 09 - The Pride of Perks


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Chapter 10 - The Terrible Secret


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Chapter 11 - The Hound in the Red Jersey


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Chapter 12 - What Bobbie Brought Home


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Chapter 13 - The Hound's Grandfather


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Chapter 14 - The End


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(5 Sterne)

I LOVE THIS STORY! I am a 10 year old who is very into Librivox. I hope that when I grow up I will be as good a reader as you, Miss or Mrs Savage.

Great book and reader

(5 Sterne)

Feb 2019 Listened to it again. Wonderful book and wonderful reader. Ten stars! I did think that the anti-Russian political aspects of the book - the rescued Russian ex Siberian convict, and Father's false incarceration for spying for Russia - this was before the Bolsheviks seized power - was rather incongruous with the rest of the book. Interesting analysis of the book here (of special interest to the Bookworm reviewer below): May 4, 2014 It's great, and Karen Savage does the best reading job ever!

Delightful and satisfying.

(5 Sterne)

This is the kind of story that encourages us to carry on amidst hardships. The children's focus was what seemed conducted them through thier great sorrow into courageous behavior.

rediscovered delight

(5 Sterne)

I love Karen Savage's narration! She is a delight to listen to, and her choice of books is always trustworthy. Thank you for a lovely rediscovered book from my childhood.


(5 Sterne)

A marvelous, heartwarming story. Beautiful language, brilliantly narrated. Nesbit’s stories simply beg to be read aloud; it’s a delight to hear them performed with such excellence.

(5 Sterne)

A delightful tale of the human condition and innocence of childhood which allows them to have undying faith in others; which is a blessing to us all.

(5 Sterne)

This is THE BEST book! I am a 10 year old who loves listening to LibriVox and this is one of the best books so far!!!❤️❤️❤️

A good story

(4 Sterne)

I am 6 years old and I really liked tbis story because of their fun life. The reader is very good!