Bobbsey Twins


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Bobbsey Twins

two sets of twins share adventures. [Children’s Lit.: Bobbsey Twins’ Mystery at Meadowbrook]
See: Twins
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Ricky: They'd call us Bobbsey Twins or Little Twin Stars LOL
Edward Stratemeyer, who created the Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, and the Bobbsey Twins, had a nose for pleasing young readers and invented Nancy Drew in 1930.
Who knew that Edward Stratemeyer, who founded the Stratemeyer Syndicate famous for packaging series such as The Rover Boys, The Bobbsey Twins, The Hardy Boys, and Nancy Drew at the beginning of the 1900s, could easily make a resurgence of techniques and process in the twenty first century?
I worked my way through the Bobbsey Twins, the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew, and coveted her red roadster.
Certainly no fifth columnist such as Perle, Feith, Wolfowitz, or Abrams, not to mention the Likud Bobbsey Twins, Kristol and Podhoretz.
And we are told that no matter the jeopardy in which Dave and Clete are placed, as Clete is fond of saying, "the Bobbsey twins from Homicide are forever.
All of our family's books were there together - the Bobbsey Twins next to last year's best-seller, next to a chemistry book from the 1930s.
Stratemeyer was also the creator of the Bobbsey Twins, Nancy Drew, and the Hardy Boys.
All the kids in my class had real parents and real families and they all lived in real neighborhoods like the families in the books we read in school--Dick and Jane and Bobbsey Twins kinds of lives.
Over the next two decades Stratemeyer produced the Rover Boys, the Bobbsey Twins, Tom Swift, the Motor Girls, the Dana Girls, and the Hardy Boys, among others.
After the first such series (the Rover Boys, created in 1899 and written by Stratemeyer himself), Stratemeyer created several lines of fiction--each with its distinctive "author"--the most common of which were, in addition the Hardy Boys, the Bobbsey Twins and Nancy Drew.
It makes Peyton Place look like a Bobbsey Twins escapade.