Life Lessons from the BoxCar Children
My children grew up learning to read with the BoxCar Children. We have read the series at least a dozen times as the little ones came along. There are so many life lessons from the BoxCar Children that I still apply today. I am so excited that one of the Most-Read and Beloved Children’s Book Series will be coming to Big Screens Nationwide on May 8, 2018!
“Boxcar Children – Surprise Island”, based on the second book from the series by Gertrude Chandler, will premiere in more than 650 U.S. cinemas for a one-day-only event on Tuesday, May 8 at 4:00 p.m. local time.
This full-length feature includes a stellar voice cast lineup including 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.
You can check out the NEW trailer here:
Tickets for “Boxcar Children – Surprise Island” can be purchased at Fathom Events or participating theater box offices. For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website to find a location near you.
“Boxcar Children – Surprise Island” is based on the second book from the series by Gertrude Chandler and tells the story of the Alden children. The Alden children spend an entire summer living on their Grandfather’s small, nearly uninhabited island. There they meet Joe, who is friendly and helpful, and inexplicably living on their island. Does their new friend have a secret?
To get your little readers excited, here are some fun recipe and bookmark for you to print off and share.
The Boxcar children has been read by three generations in my household. I loved them as a child and so does my daughter. To help inspire the next generation of avid Boxcar Children readers, we are giving away a set of books for you to share with your family. The prize pack includes Guide to Adventure, Gertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children and the novel Surprise Island, on which the film is based.
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The giveaway ends 05/08/18.
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Austin Baroudi says
I used to love reading any of the Dr. Suess books.