Monday, August 13, 2018

The Boxcar Children - Surprise Island {giveaway}

If your family is a fan of The Boxcar Children, then you won't want to miss the exciting sequel, Surprise Island!  Available for purchase on DVD, Blu ray and Digital download August 7th.

"Small island. Big adventure! The beloved Boxcar Children are headed to Blu-ray and DVD on August 7thwith the release of the new animated feature film THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND, courtesy Legacy Classics and Shout Kids. Fans can now pre-order their copies on or

THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND, the highly-anticipated movie adaption of the popular children’s book of the same name, stars Golden Globe®-winning actor Martin Sheen (The West Wing) as James Alden, Oscar®-winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) as Dr. Moore, Dane DeHaan (Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets) as the mysterious Joe, Joey King (Independence Day: Resurgence) as Jesse Alden, Carter Sand (Frozen) as Benny Alden, Gil Birmingham (Twilight) as Lonan Browning, Griffin Gluck (Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life) as Henry Alden, Stephen Stanton (Star Wars Rebels) as Capt. Daniel and Talitha Bateman (Love, Simon) as Violet.

THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND follows the adventures of the orphaned Boxcar Children as they spend an entire summer living on their Grandfather’s small, nearly uninhabited island. There they meet Joe, who is friendly and helpful, and inexplicably living on their island. Does their new friend have a secret?

THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND is fun for the whole family, and is Dove approved for all ages. It is directed by Dan Chuba and Mark DippĂ©, and is produced by Legacy Classics and co-produced by Shout! Factory, Albert Whitman & Company and Blueberry Pictures. THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND is the first of three new animated features to be adapted from the “The Boxcar Children” book series, as part of apartnership between Shout! Kids and Legacy Classics.
“The Boxcar Children” by Gertrude Chandler Warner is one of the best-selling children’s book series of all time. Having just marked its 75th anniversary, over 70 million books have sold world-wide. There are 150 books in the series, and over 1 million kids read the books in schools across North America every year."


One of my readers is going to win a copy for their family! Open to Canadian and US residents, must be 18+. To enter, complete the giveaway tools form below. Be sure to complete the mandatory entries, or all other entries will be void.


Also, feel free to print out the sheet below and cut out the bookmark for your child!


  1. I loved The Boxcar Children when I was a kid! My oldest has read some if these books so she'd enjoy this. Thanks for the giveaway! :)

  2. I would enjoy winning it for my granddaughter as my daughter loved them.

  3. I would love to win this for my niece

  4. I want to win this for my grandkids I think they would enjoy it !

  5. I would love to win this for my daughter!

  6. I would like to win this for the little ones I babysit to enjoy

  7. I would like to win this for my grandkids.


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