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The Amusement Park Mystery (The Boxcar Children #25)

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The Boxcar Children visit their cousin Joe and his wife Alice, who live in Pine Grove near an amusement park. The children fall in love with the beautiful antique horses of the merry-go-round, but when they later discover some of the horses damaged, they begin to suspect something funny is going on.
Paperback, 119 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by Albert Whitman & Company
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Natalie
I would say my son and I marginally enjoyed this one. It took quite awhile to get to the actual 'mystery' portion of the book and by then we were both losing interest. The setting was the only thing that kept us going- my son enjoyed reading about the rides at the park. It was very obvious who the perpetrator was, and they pretty much gave themselves up at the end, even though it wasn't necessary. It was a case of "you kids keep pestering us, so I guess we'll confess and turn ourselves in". It w ...more
Meredith
Very good book, I finished it practically in one sitting.
Kirei
I dismissed these Boxcar Children mysteries as hokey and therefore did not buy them, but then the kindle had some for a VERY low price so I could not resist. And really it is not bad all. Yes, it is hokey, but it also a nice little mystery for little kids. (It involves trying to figure out what happened to the carousel horses. We learned two new words: "calliope" and "dappled".)
Angela
Sure, this book was as good as the other boxcar children books I have read. It is full of exciting wonders and many parts that make me as scared as Benny. when reading the fun amusement things, I feel envy and wish I were actually at a amusment
park too. It was really hard not to
think that though.

Maggie
It's fun to read another Boxcar Children book. I haven't read one in a long time. I really liked the setting (an amusement park). It made it really fun to read.
Josephine Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
For some reason this is the boxcar children mystery I remember best, and the one I liked most. Hmm.
Srivardhan Ramesh
interesting mystery but a bit childish.
i would rather recommend this book for 10-year olds
Erin
My kids loved it! They love all the boxcar children books.
Melissa
Read aloud to class during Mystery Unit.
Brooke
This was one of the few that I actually liked.
Caren
Just trying to review this series.
Hazel
A good series for the young reader.
Liz
Favorite Boxcar children book, ever.
Laura
great when ur little
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Gertrude Chandler Warner was born in Putnam, Connecticut, on April 16, 1890, to Edgar and Jane Warner. Her family included a sister, Frances, and a brother, John. From the age of five, she dreamed of becoming an author. She wrote stories for her Grandfather Carpenter, and each Christmas she gave him one of these stories as a gift. Today, Ms. Warner is best remembered as the author of THE BOXCAR CH ...more
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