When Jake Stevens goes to work for some months in Ireland, he feels happy. He loves travelling, and talking about his job - making computer games for BananaTech in America. 'Your new game's going to be the best thing at the Irish Computer Games Show!' people at BananaTech [...]
'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 [...]
Ben has a job in Mr Tyson's store. Then Mr Tyson finds money in Ben's bag. "Get out of my store!" Mr Tyson says. But is Ben the thief? There is an earthquake in the city - and Mr Tyson gets his answer.
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