The Aldens discover an exciting new exhibit to explore at their local zoo. But disaster strikes when a pair of rare ferrets is stolen. Two California condors are the thief’s next target. It seems the animals are being taken by someone who works for the zoo. But how can you stop a thief who has keys to all the cages? The Boxcar Children are determined to solve the mystery.
About the Author
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 Children Mysteries.