For generations, kids have grown up with the adventure of the Boxcar children. They’re some of our first adventure books, and we some of our favorites too. Not only do the kids go off and solve crimes, they learn along the way.
Now, some of these adventures have been brought to DVD in fun animated series and movies. Not only can you follow the stories of the books, they also add clips that help your kids learn. The newest DVD and Blu-Ray release teaches kids so much and will inspire them to get out and start their own adventures.
Shout Factory released this movie last month and we’ve partnered with them for a fun giveaway of the movie. You can enter to win a copy below, and find out more about the new movie and adventures!
The Boxcar Children – Surprise Island Trailer:
About The Boxcar Children – Surprise Island:
Small island. Big adventure! The beloved Boxcar Children are headed to Blu-ray and DVD on August 7thwith the release of the new animated feature film THE BOXCAR CHILDREN – SURPRISE ISLAND, courtesy Legacy Classics and Shout Kids. Fans can now pre-order their copies on Amazon.com or shoutfactory.com.THE BOXCAR CHILDREN – SURPRISE ISLAND, the highly-anticipated movie adaption of the popular children’s book of the same name, stars Golden Globe®-winning actor Martin Sheen (The West Wing) as James Alden, Oscar®-winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) as Dr. Moore, Dane DeHaan (Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets) as the mysterious Joe, Joey King (Independence Day: Resurgence) as Jesse Alden, Carter Sand (Frozen) as Benny Alden, Gil Birmingham (Twilight) as Lonan Browning, Griffin Gluck (Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life) as Henry Alden, Stephen Stanton (Star Wars Rebels) as Capt. Daniel and Talitha Bateman (Love, Simon) 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?THE BOXCAR CHILDREN – SURPRISE ISLAND is fun for the whole family, and is Dove approved for all ages. It is directed by Dan Chuba and Mark Dippé, and is produced by Legacy Classics and co-produced by Shout! Factory, Albert Whitman & Company and Blueberry Pictures. THE BOXCARCHILDREN – SURPRISE ISLAND is the first of three new animated features to be adapted from the “The Boxcar Children” book series, as part of a partnership between Shout! Kids and Legacy Classics.“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 schools across North America every year.
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