The Boxcar Children Mysteries Box Set (The Boxcar Children, Books 1-12)
Gertrude Chandler Warner
Books One through Twelve of the celebrated Boxcar Children Mysteries, now available as an ebook box set—twelve ebooks for the price of ten
Since its debut more than half a century ago, the Boxcar Children Mysteries has been one of the most beloved and popular children’s collections of all time. Collected here are the first twelve classic stories, following the Alden children from their first adventure living in an old boxcar all the way through to their exciting journey on a houseboat. This box set is the perfect introduction to a timeless and cherished series.
This enriched ebook box set includes an illustrated biography of author Gertrude Chandler Warner, with photos from the archives at the Warner Museum in Putnam, Connecticut.
walk two miles and see the horse, go ahead. You heard Al say we could stay here two hours.” Henry said, “I thought you were too sleepy to do anything. You said you didn’t sleep at all last night.” “Well, I am sleepy. When I get back to the caboose I’m going to take a nap. Al told me I couldn’t miss the path through the woods. I’ll go and see the horse first, and then I’ll go into the little caboose and go to sleep. And don’t any of you open the door. Don’t even peek at me and wake me up.” He
just as Joe had said. It was so fine that the children could hardly believe there had been such a storm. But how hungry they were! “No breakfast today,” Joe called in a loud voice. “Think you can take it?” “Oh, sure,” said Benny. “But I hope we can have some dinner.” “Well, I think we can,” said Joe. “We can surely find something to eat when we get to Old Village.” “That’s where we’ll find Bill,” said Benny happily. Henry and Alice started with a will to take down the tents. Violet and Benny
ranch, we should know everything that’s on it.” Jessie said, “Well, we could explore today. Let’s ask Aunt Jane where to go.” The cross little lady was very pleased when the children asked her about their walk. No one had asked her advice for years. “The first thing is, don’t get lost. Go down past the chicken houses and you will come to some woods. Go through the woods and you come to an open field. There is a stream. Follow that stream and you’ll come right back home.” Benny said, “I
months.” It was true. Mike did know everything. He showed them the door of the super-market which opened all by itself. He showed them a garage where new cars were for sale. Jessie bought five big straw hats in one store. The sun was very hot, so they all put on the hats. Everyone in the stores seemed to know who the children were. Aunt Jane had put their pictures in the paper many times since they owned the ranch where uranium had been found. At last Jessie said, “Come on, let’s go home.
Mike. “Unless he has some good reason. Now another thing, Ben. You remember the newspaper picture of Pat? Now, I ought to have been in that picture.” “Why?” asked Benny. “Well, I was right beside Pat. The picture cut me off. I was always up at the mine before you came. I knew everybody. And I saw that stranger myself. He was a short man.” Benny nodded. “Did you talk to him?” “No, I didn’t. But I saw him talking to Mr. McCarthy. And I think he was the man Spotty growled at!” “Oh, you do!”