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Trixie Belden #01: The Secret of the Mansionby Julie Campbell
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Spunky tomboy Trixie Belden cant stay out of trouble . . . or stay away from mysteries! And now Trixies first three adventures are available in a boxed set of the retro books with Julie Campbells text from the 1940s editions and Mary Stevenss original line drawings. After all, who can resist tomboy Trixie; her rich best friend, Honey; and their adventures with a runaway kid in a misers mansion, a stolen red trailer, and a lost diamond in an rickety old gatehouse?
“This younger girl detective is full of spunk and fun. . . . Your readers will be hooked. These stories are set in the 40s when kids had plenty of time and freedom to explore old mansions and neighborhood mysteries.”
The Seattle Times
“Parents, be warned: Nostalgic feelings may draw you in, causing a tussle over whos going to read first.”The Dallas Morning News
Originally published from 1948 to 1986, this mystery series starring teenager Trixie Belden is back. In this first installment, Trixie and her best friend, Honey Wheeler, notice something peculiar at the old Frayne mansion and discover a boy sleeping in the abandoned house.
Trixies summer is going to be sooo boring with her two older brothers away at camp. But then a millionaires daughter moves into the next-door mansion, an old miser hides a fortune in his decrepit house, and a runaway kid starts hiding out in Sleepyside!
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