A Present for Grandfather (The Boxcar Children: The by Gertrude Chandler Warner

By Gertrude Chandler Warner

Benny Alden has just one greenback to spend on Grandfather's birthday current. yet every little thing he reveals both expenditures an excessive amount of or isn't really a lot enjoyable. Then Benny, his pal Michael, and his puppy, Watch, pay attention Grandfather speaking to the baker, and all of sudden Benny has an concept that's most excellent!

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