Do you remember reading The Boxcar Children series as a kid? I sure do – I think I read every single book, and now I’m so happy that my son is going through the series, too. Who doesn’t love a good mystery?!
Now you and your kids can own The Boxcar Children – Surprise Island on Blu-ray and DVD! The film is based on one of the books from the beloved series by Gertrude Chandler Warner and is family-friendly for all ages, with a recommendation for kids 3-13.
Check out the official movie trailer:
THE BOXCAR CHILDREN – SURPRISE ISLAND, the highly-anticipated movie adaptation of the popular children’s book of the same name, stars Martin Sheen as James Alden, J.K. Simmons as Dr. Moore, Dane DeHaan as the mysterious Joe, Joey King as Jessie Alden, Carter Sand as Benny Alden, Gil Birmingham as Lonan Browning, Griffin Gluck as Henry Alden, Stephen Stanton as Captain Daniel and Talitha Bateman as Violet.
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 Joe, who is friendly and helpful, and inexplicably living on their island. Does their new friend have a secret?
You can also enjoy some free printables for more fun at home! Make Violet’s ice cream recipe yourself, design your own museum to show off to friends and family, and print your own bookmark to keep your place in the book before you watch the movie.
Reader Giveaway: Two lucky Jinxy Kids readers will win The Boxcar Children – Surprise Island on Blu-ray! To enter, complete the entry form below by 11:59 pm ET on 8/27/18. Good luck!
The Boxcar Children Blu-ray Giveaway
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Laura is a former high school English teacher turned avid deal shopper following the birth of her first child. Now she’s a work-from-home mom of six which keeps her plenty busy! On the off chance she gets some free time you’ll find her with her nose in a book, spending time with family and friends, or enjoying a hot cup of coffee.