Antique Hardcover Book - The Bobbsey Twins At School by Laura Lee Hope
This Antique Hardcover Book, The Bobbsey Twins At School by Laura Lee Hope appears to be a first printing from 1913. It is inscribed on the inside as a Christmas gift in 1926 and is fair condition for a book that old.
Bert has been selected to help the school principal run a small museum at the school. But on opening day, the museum's most valuable statue goes missing and the twins must help find it.
Laura Lee Hope was a pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer Syndicate. The Stratemeyer Syndicate was the producer of a number of series for children and adults at the beginning of the twentieth-century, including the Nancy Drew mysteries, The Hardy Boys, the various Tom Swift series, The Bobbsey Twins and others. It pioneered the technique of producing long-running, consistent series of books using a team of freelance authors to write standardized novels, which were published under a pen name owned by his company. Actual writers taking up the pen of Laura Lee Hope include Howard and Lilian Garis, Elizabeth Ward, Edward Stratemeyer, Harriet (Stratemeyer) Adams, and Nancy Axelrad. Series written under this pseudonym include: The Bobbsey Twins, The Outdoor Girls, The Moving Picture Girls, Bunny Brown, Six Little Bunkers, Make Believe Stories and Blythe Girls.