The first of these well-known stories was written in 1924 by Gertrude Chandler Warner. Now, almost 90 years later children are still enjoying these unforgettable stories about the Alden children. Box set includes the first 12 Boxcar Children books ever published plus a poster and storage box that looks like a boxcar replica! About the series: One night, under a full moon, four orphaned children set out on their own and turned an abandoned boxcar into their home. So begins the story of the Boxcar Children, a series of unforgettable, now classic favorites. Originally, Gertrude Chandler Warner wrote 19 stories about the Alden children. Set includes books #1–#12 in the series, 1 bookcase and 1 poster.