Disclosure: I received Boxcar Children merchandise to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own.
The Boxcar Children, Surprise Island, is based on the second book from the series by Gertrude Chandler, and will premiere in more than 650 U.S. cinemas for a one-day after School event on Tuesday, May 8 at 4:00 p.m. local time. Click Here to purchase tickets, or visit participating theater box offices.
Checkout the Trailer
The Boxcar Children Surprise Island follows the adventures of the orphaned Boxcar Children as they spend an entire summer living on their Grandfather’s small, nearly uninhabited island. There they meet a kind stranger, Joe, who is friendly and helpful, and inexplicably living on their island. Does their new friend have a secret?
This full-length feature is fun for the whole family, and is Dove approved for all ages. It includes a stellar voice cast of Martin Sheen, J.K. Simmons, Griffin Gluck, Joey King and Dane DeHaan. In addition to the feature content, audiences will be treated to an exclusive introduction from actor Griffin Gluck, and following the feature producer/director Dan Chuba, will explain the process of adapting the book to film and the animation methods.
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The Boxcar Children”by Gertrude Chandler Warner is one of the best-selling children’s book series of all time. Having just marked its 75th anniversary, over 70 million books have sold world-wide. There are 150 books in the series, and over 1 million kids read the books in all schools across North America every year.
Boxcar Children Book Giveaway
Shout Factory Kids have offered my readers the chance to win a set of three Children Books.
- Gertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children
- Guide to Adventure
- Surprise Island
Open to Canadian & US residents 18+ only. Giveaway Ends May 8 2018