Item description for Gertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children by Mary Ellen Ellsworth & Marie Dejohn...
Overview Millions of children around the world know and love The Boxcar Children. The independence and perseverance of Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden have captured readers' attention for over 50 years. This biography introduces young readers to their creator, Gertrude Chandler Warner, telling of her childhood, her bouts with poor health, and her teaching and writing careers. of photos.
Publishers Description This biography talks about Gertrude Chandler Warner's childhood living across the street from the railroad tracks, her bouts with poor health, and her rewarding teaching career. It also tells about her inspiration for The Boxcar Children.
Citations And Professional Reviews Gertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children by Mary Ellen Ellsworth & Marie Dejohn has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Kirkus Review - Children - 04/15/1997 page 639
School Library Journal - 07/01/1997 page 82
Booklist - 08/01/1997 page 1894
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1997 page 379
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Studio: Albert Whitman & Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 7.27" Height: 0.52" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1997
Publisher Albert Whitman & Company
ISBN 0807528374 ISBN13 9780807528372
Reviews - What do customers think about Gertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children?
Very Good Feb 27, 2007
This book was very interesting. If you are a Gertrude Chandler Warner fan this is for you. It does not, however, inform you of why and how so many people are able to use her name since her death. Clearly none of the books since her death come close in quality to those that she herself wrote.