Cakes! Decorations! Party games and favors! The Alden children are having fun helping out at neighborhood birthday parties. But then, a house is robbed — its hidden safe emptied — while Jessie, Henry, Benny, and Violet are downstairs entertaining. When a second safe is robbed during a party, the Boxcar Children decide 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.