The Return of the Railway Children

Kuenzler, Lou. The Return of the Railway Children.  Scholastic Fiction, 2018


Set in WW2, 12-year-old Edie is nervous at the prospect of being sent to live with an unknown aunt in the countryside whilst her mother Phyllis flies planes for the ATA. However, Aunt Roberta welcomes Edie with open arms, along with Greta and Gus, two fellow evacuees. Together, the three children come to love their new home in Yorkshire. But does a dark secret lurk at the heart of the village… and are Greta and Gus hiding a secret of their of their own?


[from the author’s webpage]


Date of posting: September 12, 2019