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The Happy Hollisters

Narrated by: Sarah Breidenbach
Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
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Hooray, The Happy Hollisters are back! First published in 1953, this charming mystery-adventure story, faithfully reproduced, is now available! 

Written for boys and girls between the ages of six and 12, The Happy Hollisters are wholesome books, with an accent on humor and good, clean fun. Integrity always pays off and right wins over wrong. Parents, grandparents, and teachers will love these books for their healthy celebration of life in simpler times. Kids will be thrilled with the fast-paced action and will not want to put them down. This is a perfect gift for the young listener in your life! 

The adventures for the Hollisters begin as soon as they move into their new house on the shore on Pine Lake in Shoreham. First, the moving van carrying their toys and their father's important new invention disappears. Next, they learn that their house may be haunted, with a treasure hidden somewhere inside! Right away they all set out to solve these mysteries. 

Each one of the Hollister children - Pete (age 12), Pam (10), Ricky (7), Holly (6) and Sue (4) - plays an important role in finding clues, along with their parents, who are always ready to join in on the excitement. Even Zip, the collie, and White Nose, the cat, are part of the family and find thrilling adventures of their own. 

As the Hollisters explore their new town and make friends, they discover what happened to the moving van and learn more about the mystery surrounding their new home. Excitement abounds when a secret stairway is discovered. Then, on the trail of a mysterious intruder, their chase leads them to a deserted hut on nearby Blackberry Island.

©1953, 1976, 1998 The Hollister Family Properties Trust (P)2018 The Hollister Family Properties Trust

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  • DBW
  • Atlanta, GA USA
  • 12-11-18

An All-Time Favorite!

I grew up on children's mystery series: The Three Investigators, Nancy Drew, and The Hardy Boys to name a few, but The Happy Hollisters is my favorite! I've been re-reading them as they've been released in ebook, and love the memories the books bring back.

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