The Happy Hollisters

Meet the Tollivers

In 1967, Happy Hollisters’ author Andrew Svenson (also known as “Jerry West”) introduced The Tolliver Adventure Series using a new pseudonym, Alan Stone. This series of three books, published …

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Oh, for Pete’s Sake!

Oh, for Pete’s sake! February 26 is actually a “holiday” called For Pete’s Sake Day – celebrating those handy-dandy euphemisms like “crickets” & “jeepers” that make The Happy Hollisters …

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Happy Birthday, Helen S. Hamilton!

Helen had gone to a different publisher to show her portfolio (she can’t remember which publisher). They had said that they thought maybe Doubleday would have a good job …

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Happy Hollisters – Happy Holidays Gift Guide

Santa has already started compiling his lists — have you? Joey Brill, the Happy Hollisters’ nemesis and the resident bully in Shoreham, rarely makes the Nice List, but he …

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Visit the Happy Hollisters’ Home

Open House at 124 Shoreham Road, Shoreham! “You guessed it,” replied their father. “This is our street, Shoreham Road. Our number is 124.”     “And there’s our house,” shouted …

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Hear an Interview with the Real “Jerry West”!

The last week of September is Banned Books Week, which always reminds us how The Happy Hollisters and other Stratemeyer Syndicate children’s mystery series (like the Hardy Boys, Nancy …

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Over 11 Million Copies Sold!

This is swell! We’re very excited to announce that we’ve just sold our 10,000th unit of The Happy Hollisters reissues! That may sound like a lot of books, but …