Surprise Island (The Boxcar Children Mysteries)

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9780807273913: Surprise Island (The Boxcar Children Mysteries)
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Read by Phyllis Newman
two cassettes / two hours 35 mins.

Adventure abounds as the Alden children spend a summer living on their grandfather's island.  They display a wealth of confidence in their ability to face life's everyday challenges armed only with their clever inventiveness and the support of eachother.  Few subjects are as sure to capture the imaginations of children as the idea of living on their own.  A hint of suspense is woven through the story until the mysterious true identity of Joe the handyman is finally revealed.

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Gertrude Chandler Warner's classic stories about the Alden children--Henry, Jesse, Violet, and Benny--have been entertaining young readers for generations. Now, everyone's favorite easy-to-read mysteries are graphic novels! The original Boxcar Children stories you know and love have been adapted by world-class authors and illustrators to appeal to a whole new generation.

* Adapted with cooperation of Albert Whitman company * Original dialog in all adaptations * Gertrude Chandler Warner biography included.

Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 4-8.

About the Author:

Gertrude Chandler Warner, a teacher, wrote bookss that were both easy and fun to read.  This story, like the other 18 in the now-classic Boxcar Children series, which has sold over 3 million copies in paperback, features children solving problems and acting responsibly without the supervision of adults.  Gertrude Chandler Warner was a lifelong resident of Putman, Connecticut, until her death in 1979 at the age of 89.

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Phyllis Newman began her career as a child entertainer in vaudeville.  She later gained recognition as a gifted entertainer in many Broadway productions, earning a Tony Award for her role in Subways Are For Sleeping.  Phyllis also appears on television series wuch as One Life To Live and "thirtysomething".

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