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By: Laura Lee Hope

The Story of a Stuffed Elephant by Laura Lee Hope The Story of a Stuffed Elephant

The Story of a Stuffed Elephant is… well, the story of a Stuffed Elephant and the little boy who owns him, and his sister, and all their adventures. A delightful children’s book by the author of The Bobbsey Twins series.

The Moving Picture Girls by Laura Lee Hope The Moving Picture Girls

Ruth and Alice DeVere and their father Hosmer struggle to make ends meet in New York City – times are hard, even for a talented actor like Mr. DeVere. Just as he successfully auditions for a new play, an old voice affliction renders him terribly hoarse and he loses the role. Despite voice rest and medical treatment, Mr. DeVere’s voice fails to improve, and it is impossible to find theatre work. A friend and neighbour in their apartment building suggests that Mr. DeVere tries acting in the moving pictures (which being silent, would not need him to speak at all) but Mr...

Book cover The Bobbsey Twins at the Seashore

In this third volume of the “Bobbsey Twin Series”, the twins – Nan and Bert and Freddie and Flossie – go with their family to visit relatives at the seashore. Excitement and adventure are sure to abound!

Book cover Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue

This book follows the adventures of Bunny Brown, a 6-year old lively little boy, and his Sister Sue, a happy 5-year old little girl. You will enjoy learning of their adorable antics and delightful chatter. The Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue series were published by the Stratemeyer Syndicate from 1916-1930. (Introduction by Abigail Rasmussen)

Book cover Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue at Christmas Tree Cove

Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue were featured in a series of 20 books for young children published by the Stratemeyer Syndicate from 1916-1930. In this adventure, first published in 1920, Bunny and Sue lose a valuable possession belonging to their mother. They have many adventures and misadventures during a family boating vacation to Christmas Tree Cove. (Introduction by S. McGaughey)

Book cover The Story of a Candy Rabbit

The Candy Rabbit wakes up one morning to find his Destiny has arrived: he is part of a wonderful Easter display at the toy shop in which he lives -- and any moment now the customers will arrive! Follow this sweet chap as he has many little adventures, making new friends and catching up with old friends along the way.

Book cover The Bobbsey Twins at Home
Book cover The Bobbsey Twins in the Great West
Book cover Bobbsey Twins at Snow Lodge

The Bobbsey Twins are back at school after summer vacation, but Danny Rugg, the school bully, is up to mischief again--and this time he's trying to pin it onto Bert. Bert gets accused of freezing a giant snowball to the school steps, and all the evidence seems to point against him. Christmas is coming too, and the Bobbsey Twins are busy planning for their trip to Snow Lodge--where a lost treasure, a restored friendship, and exciting adventures await.

Book cover The Bobbsey Twins at the County Fair
Book cover The Outdoor Girls at Rainbow Lake Or, the stirring cruise of the motor boat Gem
Book cover The Bobbsey Twins in Washington
Book cover The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle Or, The Girl Miner of Gold Run
Book cover The Bobbsey Twins at School
Book cover Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's
Book cover The Moving Picture Girls at Oak Farm or, Queer Happenings While Taking Rural Plays
Book cover Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Aunt Lu's City Home
Book cover The Outdoor Girls at Wild Rose Lodge or, the Hermit of Moonlight Falls
Book cover Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus
Book cover The Outdoor Girls at Bluff Point Or a Wreck and a Rescue
Book cover Outdoor Girls of Deepdale

The Outdoor Girls of Deepdale was the first book in a long-running series centering around four girls: Betty Nelson, Mollie Billette, Amy Stonington, and Grace Ford. The girls go on many exciting adventures and solve mysteries. In this book the girls go on a long walking tour and in the process find a hundred dollar bill. Who owns the money and why is such a mysterious note attached? (Introduction by Elizabeth Wilcox)

Book cover Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Sunny South
Book cover Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's
Book cover The Moving Picture Girls Snowbound Or, The Proof on the Film
Book cover The Moving Picture Girls at Sea or, A Pictured Shipwreck That Became Real
Book cover The Moving Picture Girls at Rocky Ranch Or, Great Days Among the Cowboys
Book cover The Outdoor Girls at Ocean View Or, The Box That Was Found in the Sand
Book cover The Story of a China Cat
Book cover The Moving Picture Girls in War Plays Or, The Sham Battles at Oak Farm
Book cover Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony
Book cover Six Little Bunkers at Aunt Jo's
Book cover The Outdoor Girls in a Motor Car Or, The Haunted Mansion of Shadow Valley
Book cover Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store
Book cover The Moving Picture Girls Under the Palms Or Lost in the Wilds of Florida
Book cover Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's
Book cover The Outdoor Girls at Wild Rose Lodge Or, the hermit of Moonlight falls
Book cover Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show
Book cover The Outdoor Girls at the Hostess House Or, doing their best for the soldiers
Book cover Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's
Book cover Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on an Auto Tour
Book cover Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom's
Book cover Bobbsey Twins at School

The Bobbsey Twins is a series of books attributed to Laura Lee Hope, a house pseudonym of the Stratemeyer Syndicate. The family includes a pair of older twins, Nan and Bert, and a pair of younger twins, Freddie and Flossie. This volume is the fourth in the series. The Bobbseys are on their way home from an exciting summer vacation. But mysteries and trouble are never far behind them, and they run across a wrecked circus train and a trick dog who insists on following them! Back at home, exciting news awaits: Bert has been selected as president of a new museum that the school is opening...

Book cover Outdoor Girls at Rainbow Lake

"The Outdoor Girls at Rainbow Lake; Or Stirring Cruise of the Motor Boat Gem" is the second volume is a series of adventure books for girls. In this book, one of the girls becomes the proud possessor of a motor boat and invites her club members to take a trip down the river to Rainbow Lake a beautiful sheet of water lying between the mountains. These are the tales of the various adventures participated in by a group of bright, fun-loving, up-to-date girls who have a common bond in their fondness for outdoor life, camping, travel, and adventure. They are clean and wholesome and free from sensationalism.

Book cover Outdoor Girls at the Hostess House

In this 9th book in the "Outdoor Girls Series", the girls had befriend an old woman who had been knocked down by an unscrupulous motorcyclist. They later learned the secret tragedy in the life of their little old lady.

Book cover Story of a Sawdust Doll

This is the first in the series of twelve Make Believe Stories about a sawdust doll who begins her life in Toy Town with the other dolls and toys, until she goes to live with a little girl. And then her adventures begin! - Summary by Nan Dodge

Book cover Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea

This is the 11th in the original series of books about the Bobbseys -- two sets of twins in one family, solving mysteries and having adventures. Bert and Nan are 12, Flossie and Freddie are six. There is a father who works, a mother who stays home, a cook, a handyman, and an assortment of animals. - Summary by Nan Dodge

Book cover Story of a Woolly Dog

The Story of a Woolly Dog is the 12th and last book in the series of Make Believe Stories by Laura Lee Hope. All of the dolls and toys live in the toy section of a big department store, and at night, when no humans are around to hear or see them, they can talk with each other and play to their heart's content. But when morning comes, they must remain silent and still, waiting for that special little girl or boy to go home with. - Summary by Nan Dodge

Book cover Outdoor Girls in a Motor Car

In "The Outdoor Girls in a Motor Car, Or The Haunted Mansion of Shadow Valley", one of the girls has learned to run a big motor car and she invites the club to go on a tour to visit some distant relatives. On the way they stop at a deserted mansion and make a surprising discovery. This is the third book in the "Outdoor Girls" series.

Book cover Outdoor Girls at Ocean View

In "The Outdoor Girls at Ocean View, Or The Box that Was Found in the Sand", the girls have great fun and solve a mystery while on an outing along the New England coast. This is the 6th book in the Outdoor Girls Series by Laura Lee Hope.

Book cover Outdoor Girls at Bluff Point

This is the 10th book in the "Outdoor Girls" series. The Hostess House at Camp Liberty having burnt down, the chums find themselves forced to take a much-needed, although not entirely welcome, vacation and had decided to spend it at a romantic spot near the ocean called Bluff Point. The cottage on the bluff had been loaned to the girls by Grace's patriotic Aunt Mary, who declared that she owed something to the chums for having worked so hard for the good old Stars and Stripes. Mrs. Ford, worn out with war work, had gone with the girls to chaperon them...

Book cover Outdoor Girls at Wild Rose Lodge

In this 11th book in the "Outdoor Girls" series, the girls have some very exciting experiences. An old man, Professor Dempsey, by name, who had retired to a little log cabin in the woods to recover his health, had chanced to do the girls a very great favor. Of course the girls were grateful to him and were very much interested when he told them of his two sons who were in the war. Later, when the girls read of the death of his two sons in the paper, they went to the old man's lonely cabin in the woods, but found themselves too late...

Book cover Outdoor Girls in the Saddle

Mrs. Nelson, Betty’s mother, through the death of a relative, has become the owner of a ranch. The most important thing about this ranch—in the estimation of the girls, at least—is the fact that it was situated right in the midst of a great gold-mining district. How the girls with Mr. and Mrs. Nelson went to the ranch, spending a glorious few weeks in the saddle, and how gold was finally found on the ranch is told of in detail in this volume. This is book number twelve in the "Outdoor Girls" series.

Book cover Outdoor Girls Around the Campfire

This is book #13 in the "Outdoor Girls" series. The girls decide to camp out at a shack along the shores of Rainbow Lake, but when they arrive it has burned to the ground. Who is prowling around the camp at night, and what is the story of a sweet old lady they meet, known as the Old Maid of the Mountains.

Book cover Outdoor Girls at Foaming Falls

This is book #15 in the Outdoor Girls series. Mollie Billette is appointed as the new leader of the Outdoor Girls, replacing Betty Nelson, who has now married Allen Washburn. Dogs start to go missing around Deepdale, with no clues to where they are going. The Girls travel to Foaming Falls, and while staying in a haunted house, they hear strange noises!


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