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Bobbsey Twins

Bobbsey Twins

The Bobbsey Twins series. In addition to the Deep Sea (Dave Fearless) series, the Bobbsey Twins was the other series where the first volume was personally written by Edward Stratemeyer. This only applies to the original text for The Bobbsey Twins; or, Merry Days Indoors and Out as it was published by Mershon in 1904. […]

Laura Lee Hope

Laura Lee Hope

“Laura Lee Hope” was one of the Syndicate’s most frequently used pseudonyms.  It was first used for the Bobbsey Twins series and other books for the youngest audience.  However, it was also used for older readers as well.  The Stratemeyer Syndicate series that used the name are: The Bobbsey Twins series (1904—1979) The Outdoor Girls series (1913—1933) The Moving Picture Girls […]

Bobbsey Twins format page

The Bobbsey Twins was one of the longest-running series produced by the Stratemeyer Syndicate.  The first volume was personally written by Edward Stratemeyer and was published in 1904. It was not a big seller.  Undeterred, two additional titles were added in 1907, the product of a ghostwriter, Lilian C. Garis, working from Stratemeyer’s outlines.  These also did […]