Item description for The Mystery of the Screech Owl (Boxcar Children Mystery & Activities Specials #16) (Boxcar Children Special) by Gertrude Chandler Warner...
Overview The Aldens visit an old camp in Quebec, Canada, and begin to suspect that someone or something is trying to scare them away from the place.
Publishers Description Grandfather and the children are visiting Broken Moon Pond, where Grandfather used to vacation as a child. The children are enchanted by the beautiful wilderness. But they soon encounter a strange set of coincidences, mishaps, and mysteries.
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Studio: Albert Whitman & Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.64" Width: 5.24" Height: 0.37" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2001
Publisher Albert Whitman & Company
ISBN 0807554820 ISBN13 9780807554821 UPC 792836003958
Availability 0 units.
More About Gertrude Chandler Warner
Gertrude Chandler Warner was born on April 16, 1890, in Putnam, Connecticut. She came from a musical family and played the cello. Because of illness, she was unable to finish high school, and learned from a tutor. In 1918, because all of the male teachers were away fighting in World War I, she was asked to teach first grade. The majority of children in her class did not speak English well, and she made up "The Box-Car Children" in 1924. The book remained a single title, until it was republished in 1942, becoming very popular. Another book followed in 1949, then a total of 19 by the same author. A total of 154 books have been written as of 2013, although by different authors. Later in life, Warner became a volunteer for the Red Cross. She died on August 30, 1979, at the age of 89, and is buried in Grove Street Cemetery in Putnam.