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The Boxcar Children Bookshelf (The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Books 1-12) Paperback – September 1, 2010
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Solving the mystery is the fun part, but it isn't the best part.
By the Numbers
- Over 70 million copies sold
- More than 150 books in the series
- Available in 6 languages
- Over 52,000 Facebook fans
- Over, 1,000 Fan Club Members
The Boxcar Children is a beloved series of chapter books that has been captivating readers for generations with its fun, easy to read storylines that feature a tight-knit group of children having adventures and solving mysteries together.Originally published in 1942, the Boxcar Children series has continued to grow, adding new adventures each year. In 2014 the Boxcar children hit the big screen in a feature-length animated movie, The Boxcar Children. Its sequel, Surprise Island will be released for instant download in the Spring of 2018. Consistently impressive book sales, combined with the success of the first Boxcar Children animated feature, is evidence of the series' continued relevance and broad appeal.
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The Boxcar Children Bookshelf
A deluxe Boxcar bookcase that contains 12 titles-- The Boxcar Children Mysteries #1 though #12. Also, included are Boxcar activities, poster, and accordion bookmark with title checklist. The bookcase can expand to hold up to 32 books.
The Boxcar Children Books 1-4
The paperback editions of The Boxcar Children Mysteries: #1, The Boxcar Children; #2, Surprise Island; #3, The Yellow House Mystery; and #4. Mystery Ranch are offered together in a cardboard case.
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.
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The first three books in the set were fine; however, Mystery Ranch has several issues: When the girls first arrive in town where Maggie is picking them up, a few lines are missing as it goes straight from "Yes, I'm Maggie. I'm very glad to see you." to "I don't know," said Maggie. "Who was he?" Two paragraphs (30 words) are missing. Then in chapter 7 (The Boys Come), it skips from Jessie asking Aunt Jane if the boys can come to, within the same sentence in the Kindle version, the boys and Watch have arrived. Three paragraphs (81 words) are missing.
Disappointed in the accuracy of the Kindle version, and hope it will be updated and corrected. Will update review further if more issues are found.
EDIT: this is the Kindle Edition