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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In my youth, I read and enjoyed Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, and the Bobbsey Twins. Reading whodunits may have helped me discipline my thinking processes.
After a few Horatio Alger knockoffs, Edward Stratemeyer set up a similar "factory" in the early twentieth century, eventually employing writers and editors to work from his outlines, creating such series as the Rover Boys, Bobbsey Twins, Tom Swift, the Hardy Boys, and Nancy Drew.
Though not Bobbsey twins like their predecessors, PSC Chair Butch Ramirez and POC president Ricky Vargas seem to share the same thought regarding an old practice:
Ricky: They'd call us Bobbsey Twins or Little Twin Stars LOL
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." Their friendship goes back more than three decades; both men still are haunted by flashbacks from Vietnam; they have both gone from New Orleans patrolmen to detectives, and their loyalty to each other is boundless.
"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.