The Boxcar Children, Special Edition (The Boxcar Children Mysteries) (Hardcover)

By Gertrude Chandler Warner (Created by), L. Kate Deal (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807508503, 168pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/1/2009)

List Price: 18.99*
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Description


Orphaned and alone but determined to stay together, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden set off on their own and turned an abandoned boxcar into their home. The Boxcar Children, published over sixty-five years ago in 1942, has captured the imaginations of generations of readers. This Collector's Edition features the original artwork plus additional information about Gertrude Chandler Warner's life and work as it appeared in the 60th Anniversary Edition.


About the Author


Gertrude Chandler Warner was born in 1890 in Putnam, Connecticut, where she taught school and wrote The Boxcar Children because she had often imagined how delightful it would be to live in a caboose or freight car. Encouraged by the book's success, she went on to write eighteen more stories about the Alden children.