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The Mystery of the Hot Air Balloon (The Boxcar Children #47)

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A hot air balloon lands in the Aldens' yard!
Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by Albert Whitman Company
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Jul 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
The mystery never ends! I love how Gertrude Chandler Warner wrote so many books, the series never seem to stop!
Nov 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
The kids get their first taste of hot air balloons when new people come to town. They get to see how that frightens people into doing stupid stuff.... Oh and they save the day, yay!
Aug 21, 2009 rated it it was ok
Shelves: boxcar-children
great when ur little
Partridge Public
Sep 25, 2007 added it
Recommends it for: JF War
Shelves: juniorfiction
Warner, Gertrude C. PB
Mar 24, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery
Maya and I read this as our "Spring Break" read. These books are still timeless.
Rebecca (Rivka Ray)
One of my favorite childhood series. I read over a hundred of them. The first 50 or so were in order; after that I read whatever book I could get my hands on :)
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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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