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Pirate Island Adventure (Liza, Bill & Jed Mysteries)

4.02 of 5 stars 4.02  ·  rating details  ·  65 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Summer vacation at Pirate Island! Liza, Bill, and Jed can’t believe their grandparents’ wonderful surprise. The excitement begins even before they reach the island, as Grandpa gives the first clue to the unsolved mystery of a long-lost family “treasure.”

Whether it’s their frightening run-ins with Hermit Dan, a wild and scary romp with a swooping bat, or a midnight trip int
Paperback, 176 pages
Published June 14th 2005 by Yearling (first published January 1st 1975)
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Dec 19, 2011 Homes rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: younger elementary kids
Somehow I ran across the fact that Peggy Parish (of Amelia Bedelia fame) wrote children's mystery novels so I decided to check them out. These are definitely for kids, and kids only. Unlike other books written for this age level (see: anything by Beverly Cleary), it did not hold my interest as an adult too. However, I can imagine that as 7-8 year-old, I probably would have greatly enjoyed it. It reminds me a lot of The Boxcar Children series, in that I was a huge fan as a kid and was disappointe ...more
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This was always my favorite of the series as a kid. I have to admit it's a little dissappointing to read these as an adult because they don't quite hold up and I find myself wanting to edit some of the sexist comments for my children. But my kids absolutely love these stories, just like I did at their ages (6 & 8 years) .
This is a continuation of the mystery series. I really want to make a mystery like the one they did in the book.
Mrs Johnnie Tate
Not as great as the others, but then, I was older!
Excellent book for 2nd-3rd graders
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Peggy Parish was the author of the children's story series Amelia Bedelia. The series was continued, after her sudden death from an aneurysm, by her nephew Herman Parish. Peggy attended the University of South Carolina and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

Herman honored Peggy's life in his book, Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia, by writing in its dedication: "For Peggy Parish, the real Am
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Liza, Bill & Jed Mysteries (6 books)
  • Clues in the Woods (Liza, Bill & Jed Mysteries)
  • The Haunted House
  • Key to the Treasure
  • The Mystery of Hermit Dan (Liza, Bill & Jed Mysteries)
  • The Ghosts of Cougar Island
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