The Midnight Mystery (The Boxcar Children Mysteries #95)

The Midnight Mystery (The Boxcar Children Mysteries #95)

Gertrude Chandler Warner

Language: English

Pages: 128

ISBN: 080755538X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The Boxcar children are attending an Invention Convention at the home of an eccentric artist known for her one-of-a-kind clocks. The clocks sound loudly at every hour. But the clocks aren't the only noise the kids hear at midnight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

lawyer’s office. “What do you suppose Brad’s special entry is?” “The crate!” Benny said before the other children could gather their thoughts. “I bet he’s keeping his invention in there. That’s what he was nailing shut in the kitchen. He sure didn’t want us to see what was sticking out of the crate, either.” “I wonder if his invention is the surprise we heard him mention on the phone,” Jessie said. “Maybe,” Henry said. “Brad wouldn’t let me get near that crate. It could have been anything.”

hours. Now it was dark and not a good time to play car games. But Benny could see fine, thanks to the new invention he wore on his head. On other nighttime car trips, Benny had wished for a hat with a built-in flashlight so he could see and have both hands free to play car games. When Grandfather’s friend Isabel Putter invited the whole family to take part in the invention convention she organized every year, Benny knew just what to invent. “Maybe I could invent a flashlight hat for you, too,”

single object. It looks like Alice designed the clocks and Otis painted them. The silly riddles written in the margins appear to have been invented by both of them. Of course, most of the clocks in this plan book were never actually made. I guess that’s why you thought you could get away with this, Brad.” Brad looked away. “So Grandma Alice and Otis created the inventions and artworks together,” Isabel said, letting out a deep breath. She turned to Martha. “Is that what you were trying to

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cookie jar in Grandma Alice’s house. If you need anything else, just ask Martha. So long, now.” “So long!” the children called out. “Okay let’s get these pieces into the house,” Jessie told Henry. “I’ll hold things steady while you push the cart.” She admired the large birdcage, which was designed to look like a little theater. It even had a flowered cloth that lowered down like a stage curtain. “This will look pretty in the library.” Henry and Jessie balanced the birdcage carefully. They

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