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The Bobbsey Twins on a Houseboat (Bobbsey Twins (Grosset & Dunlap Hardcover)) Hardcover – 27 Jul 2005


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  • Hardcover: 184 pages
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Inc.,U.S. (27 July 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0448437570
  • ISBN-13: 978-0448437576
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.9 x 18.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,627,818 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Linda Smith on 19 Dec 2011
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My grandaughter loves these books - I lost my copies during a house move so to be able to buy them again was brilliant.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
fun across the generations 17 Feb 2008
By tkaring - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I liked these as a youngster many oh many years ago! This year I bought two for my daughter & she gives them 2 thumbs up. She's mentally challenged, so this is high marks to grab & keep her attention. I'd estimate them for grade 3+ readers.
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Childhood memories 12 Nov 2008
By C. Parry - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I grew up with these books. How nice it was to find them again. Now my granddaughters can enjoy them as well. Thanks
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Wonderful Read! 10 Sep 2012
By dagizle - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
I have never read the Bobbsey Twins series and have enjoyed these immensely. Although they are rated for children I found them to be very cute and a fast read.
Another charming story from long ago 24 July 2014
By Sarah - Published on Amazon.com
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This book was another delightful tale of the Bobbsey Twins and their adventures. In this story, the set out on their new houseboat for their summer vacation. They encounter a mean farmer, a mystery of disappearing food, and a your boy who has been mistreated. All in all another cute, sweet, and old-fashioned story.

I must say I have been so surprised at the number of reviews that say that this series is racist. However, I think I finally understand what they are talking about. The cook and her husband are very uneducated, which at first seems to put them in a bad light, but I think that people have it wrong. I think the people that they really shame, is the culture of the time. Blacks were not given the opportunity to get a good education therefore how could they be expected to talk like an educated person. We may not like the fact that there was a time when African-American's were treated this way, but it is a fact. To pretend it didn't happen, and to pretend that we have they have always been educated is unfair to both us and the African-American community.

This series captures a long ago era in a charming way.
Very good! 28 Mar 2014
By H. Watson - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
It is great a classic available for free. My daughter loves The Bobbsey Twins, and she was thrilled it was available for free for her Kindle she just received. Thanks Amazon. :=)
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