In this well-loved classic (1906), the comfortable lives of three well-mannered children are greatly altered when, one evening, two men arrive at the house and take their father away. With the family’s fortunes considerably reduced in his absence, the children and their mother are foced to live in a simple country cottage near a railway stations. There the young trio befriend the porter and station master.
The youngsters’ days are filled with adventure and excitement, including their successful attempt to avert a horrible train disaster; but the mysterious disappearance of their father continues to haunt them.
The solution to that painful puzzle and many other details and events come to vivid life as the story progresses.
Ideal for ages 7 and above.