The Bobbsey Twins' Own Little Railroad Author:Laura Lee Hope A friend of Mr. Bobbsey gives the twins their very own Rootin' Tootin' Railroad, a child sized train set they can ride on. The train and tracks are stored in Mr. Dodges' old barn causing Bert to nickname the engine 'The Little Iron Horse'. The children and their friends have a lot of fun playing on the train until it is stole... more »n. The Bobbsey twins have many adventures while solving the various mysteries they encounter looking for their train set.« less
While reading this was a definite 'blast from the past' for me, I found that I could not share this older version with my own children. There is too much sexism(overt), racism(covert) and violence(fist fights) for me to share with my young children. When I first read these mysteries when I was eleven I would have given them five stars for good wholesome fun. Now that I am older I have to give them three stars because of the old prejudices running throughout.