Trixie can't believe she's stuck in Sleepside all summer while her lucky brothers are away at camp. Then a millionaire's daughter moves in next door, a runaway kid hides out nearby, and rumors heat up that the old mansion on the hill is filled with a fortune. Maybe the summer won't be so boring after all!
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©1948, renewed 1976 by Random House, Inc.; (P)2004 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group
I have (almost) 8 year old twins, a boy and a girl. We listened to this book in the car over spring break and it was darling! It had adventure, and intrigue which kept them both hanging on every word. But what I really liked was the "folksy" way the book was written with values that seem to have fallen to the wayside in this day and age. I think the copywright was from 1950 but my children didn't even notice it was 60 years old! From a parent perspective it was truly refreshing to listen to a wholesome book. This was a nice treat and we'll keep listening to the Trixie Belden series.
I just finished this first Trixie Belden adventure and enjoyed it thoroughly. Somehow I missed these while growing up, but am going to catch up real soon as Audible releases more of the series. The narrator is wonderful, the characters believable and likeable. For a book obviously set in the 1940s, it's timeless...a great story of youngsters spending their summer having fun in the outdoors. No video games or shopping malls here! A great listen for a 47 year old as well as pre-teeners. Would make a wonderful vacation trip listen for a family. Thank you Audible for obtaining these!
The Trixie Belden series were my favorite books to read as a youngster. I am really excited that at least the first four are available for listening. The narrator is mostly pleasant when reading the text but some of the voices, eg: Honey, Bobby & Miss Trask, are horrid! Even though I don't appreciate the narrator, I hope that more of the titles in the Trixie Belden series become available soon. What a great girl sleuthing adventure series to read ~ OUTSTANDING to listen to!
I lvoe that Trixie is a regular kid...at least, she is as opposed to Nancy Drew and others.
I found many of her voices merely whiney instead of different.
I can see the series of books as a TV series. I don't know any child actors....Back in the day a blonde Molly Ringwald would have been a good Trixie; Lisa Welchel, Honey;
I read (and reread) all of this series as a child and it was great to hear them so well presented in an audible format.
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