Who doesn’t like going on an adventure? What will you discover? What hides in the potential thrill of the unknown? It’s not always possible to go on an adventure in the real world. But it is possible to experience an adventure through your imagination and the vivid words in storybooks. It is possible for every child to become immersed in the pages of a novel, especially mystery novels. The Happy Hollisters by Jerry West is a series that can transport you into a whole new world.

If you are a grandparent who read The Happy Hollisters when you yourself were young, it will be a trip down memory lane. Maybe your mom or dad read the series to you when you were a child, all the more reason to pick up The Happy Hollisters series again and share your memories and enthusiasm with your children or grandchildren, continuing a tradition. When your children get bored with their current activities, reading in the summer can be a nice change of pace.

Here are three reasons that Happy Hollisters can be a reading adventure for children:

1. Expand their minds by reading in the summer

reading-in-the-summerIf you want to give your children a break from the digital world, which usually occupies a great deal of their time and attention, introduces them to a book series that will have them begging to turn the page. The beautiful illustrations in the Happy Hollisters series even attract younger readers whose imaginations are waiting to be enriched.

The Happy Hollisters books are set in the 50s when life was a lot different. This broadens the minds of younger children, who will develop a lot of questions sparked by the setting and the way the stories unfold. These stories give kids a sense of this era and enable them to compare their way of life to that of their parents or grandparents.

2. Reading sparks and strengthens an interest in books

The illustrations in each book help children visualize the characters and spark their imagination even further. As they get older, they will use their imagination to envision the characters and scenes.

A good reading habit develops the children’s ability to concentrate, whets their curiosity, and improves their language skills. Older children can also reflect on the different time periods and how life has evolved.

3. The Happy Hollisters mysteries will have you hooked

The Happy Hollisters series features five children whose ages range from 12 – 4(Pete, Pam, Ricky, Holly, and Sue), their parents, and a menagerie of pets. Together, they work to solve a new mystery in each book.

Reading in the summer can strengthen the bonds and values within your family. These family values are present in each book of the Happy Hollisters series. This forms a strong, tight-knit family background that is wholesome and charming.

As a parent or grandparent, you will enjoy revisiting your childhood memories by reading in the summer with your children or grandchildren. You also get to spend meaningful time with them, creating memories that you will treasure for years to come. At the same time, you encourage them to read and get them to spend some time away from technology. So choose Happy Hollisters for your reading adventure this summer, available worldwide in paperback and digital formats.