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This is the iPad version. Enjoy this famous story, adapted for learners of English, and improve your English. Read it, listen to it, and look up words you dont know in the glossary. Colour illustrations help you understand important parts of the story. When you finish reading, see how many questions you can get right in the quiz. Listen to a real voice reading the story Read this story and you will read 9,295 words The Railway Children is a Stage 3 Oxford Bookworm Oxford Bookworms go from Starter to Stage 6, from beginner to advanced levelThe story:'We have to leave our house in London,' Mother said to the children. 'We're going to live in the country, in a little house near a railway line.'And so begins a new life for Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis. They become the railway children - they know all the trains, Perks the station porter is their best friend, and they have many adventures on the railway line.But why has their father had to go away? Where is he, and will he ever come back?Are you learning English? Enjoy a great story, have fun, and improve your language with Oxford Bookworms! This version of The Railway Children has been specially adapted for language learners by John Escott. Research shows that the more you read, the more your language improves.
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