Laura Lee Hope eBooks
Laura Lee Hope is a pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer Syndicate for the Bobbsey Twins and several other series of children's novels. Actual writers taking up the pen of Laura Lee Hope include Edward Stratemeyer, Howard and Lilian Garis, Elizabeth Ward, Harriet (Stratemeyer) Adams, Andrew E. Svenson, June M. Dunn, Grace Grote and Nancy Axelrad. While there are some inconsistencies in character details, the older Bobbsey Twins are Bert and Nan, their younger twin siblings Freddie and Flossie. Their father Robert is a successful lumber merchant, their mother Mary a homemaker. They live in the fictitious city of Lakeport. Many other characters appear in numerous stories, like Danny Rugg, Aunt Sally Pry, the dog "Snap", and Dinah the housekeeper. The Twins best friends appear often; Charlie Mason is Bert's best friend, Nellie Parks Nan's, Teddy Blake Freddie's, and Susie Larker is Flossie's best friend. Laura Lee Hope was first used as a pseudonym in 1904 for the debut of the Bobbsey Twins.