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 its success, she went on to write eighteen more stories about the Alden children.
My granddaughter loves these books so I purchased the set as part of her Christmas gift. Kids love adventure stories about other children.
Excited to give this to our grandson. Good story book to encourage kids to read.Published 5 days ago by Apple momma
The ist book is a bit slow. We are on book 3 and my son just wants me to keep on reading. Great searies.Published 12 days ago by Mom in NH
All four books arrived on time and in good shape. The books were a little discolored from age, but OK. The student I purchased them for is enjoying reading Book 1. Read morePublished 1 month ago by AC
I read these as a child. Love that my daughter can read books that I grew up on. Very wholesome reading.Published 1 month ago by Charley
I never thought I would have a child who hated to read -- both my husband & I love reading and were avid readers as children. Read morePublished 1 month ago by JMOG
My niece loved these books, and I loved them as a kid too! Great for early readers.Published 1 month ago by njbruhn
I remembered reading these when I was younger, so I purchased them for my daughter. The next thing I knew everyone in the neighborhood was playing boxcar children! Deja vu! Read morePublished 1 month ago by MommaShopper