Jerry  West





Jerry West

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The Happy Hollisters by Jerry West was actually written by Andrew E. Svenson, a prolific yet somewhat anonymous, writer of books for children. Jerry West was the pen name assigned to Svenson when he started writing The Happy Hollisters for the Stratemeyer Syndicate. The Stratemeyer Syndicate was a book packager, well-known for its development of children’s book series including Tom Swift, The Bobbsey Twins, The Hardy Boys, and Nancy Drew. Many of these series were intended to have long publishing lives, and were written by multiple authors using the same pseudonym. The Happy Hollisters, however, were all written by Andrew Svenson, whose identity as Jerry West was kept secret until several years after his death in 1975.

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Average rating: 3.97 · 4,887 ratings · 133 reviews · 34 distinct works · Similar authors
The Happy Hollisters (Happy...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 713 ratings — published 1953 — 8 editions
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The Happy Hollisters and th...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 224 ratings — published 1953 — 7 editions
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The Happy Hollisters on a R...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 212 ratings — published 1953 — 9 editions
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The Happy Hollisters at Sea...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 211 ratings — published 1953 — 6 editions
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The Happy Hollisters at Mys...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 196 ratings — published 1954 — 6 editions
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The Happy Hollisters And Th...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 181 ratings — published 1954 — 4 editions
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The Happy Hollisters and th...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 175 ratings — published 1962 — 6 editions
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The Happy Hollisters and th...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 1956 — 3 editions
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The Happy Hollisters and th...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 157 ratings — published 1960 — 2 editions
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The Happy Hollisters at Cir...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 155 ratings — published 1955 — 4 editions
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