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The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery in Skyscraper City (Happy Hollisters,… (alkuperäinen julkaisuvuosi 1959; vuoden 1959 painos)
– tekijä: Andrew E. Svenson
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The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery in Skyscraper City (tekijä: Jerry West) (1959)
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The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery in Skyscraper City (#17 in the Happy Hollisters series)At a school-benefit sale, Pete Hollister buys an old book about early New York tunnels. Tucked in the pages is a message written in Chinese. The only English word in it is "Help!" The Hollisters take the mysterious note to a Chinese friend for translation and learn that the letter was written many years earlier in China by a Yuen Foo to his son in New York, but was never mailed.Pete, who has been trying out a new detective kit, tests the letter for possible invisible ink, and is rewarded when concealed Chinese writing shows up. It says Yuen Foo was being threatened because of the "treasure."Mr. Hollister has been invited to New York as consultant to a toy manufacturer who is trying to perfect a toy called the "Soaring Satellite." Mr. Hollister decides to take the family with him for a vacation. The children are pleased not only because of the things to see in New York, but because the clues point to New York's Chinatown as the location of and answer to the mystery surrounding the letter.This book is a tour of one of the most famous cities in the world as well as an introduction to a little piece of China and the Chinese way of life at the tip of Manhattan.First published in 1959, this charming mystery-adventure story, faithfully reproduced, is now available in paperback and eBook for the first time! Written for boys and girls between the ages of six and twelve, The Happy Hollisters are wholesome books, with an accent on humor and good, clean fun. Integrity always pays off and right wins over wrong. Parents, grandparents, and teachers love these books for their healthy celebration of life in simpler times. Kids are thrilled with the fast-paced action and will not want to put them down. The action-packed illustrations make the story - and the Hollister family - so vivid that the reader has a feeling of really sharing in on the adventures of this lovable and interesting family.
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