In the news
The first two books in the Trixie Belden series
were re-released by Random House on June 24, 2003. After almost 20 years
since they were last in print, Trixie Belden is now making the news.
Random House published books 5-9 in
2004 as well as a box set of the first three books plus also releasing the first
three books on audio tape.
In 2005, books 10-15 were released and then the series discontinued. Visit the
Random House site for the latest
Random House is re-launching the Trixie Belden
Fan Club! Visit www.trixiebelden.net
for more details. You can see the old fan club newsletters published
by Golden Books here.
Below are some links to articles published on the
Please note that some of the links may change or disappear in the future.
In anticipation of this problem, I have converted the web pages to Acrobat PDF
files and also provided the option of viewing these instead. You'll need
Adobe Acrobat reader installed to view this article.
Solving the Mystery of the
Missing Detective: Trixie Belden Returns to Print
An article for The Whispered Watchword by
Judith Sears, published in the June/July 2003 issue. Features an indepth
interview with the series editor, Jennifer Dussling.
The secret of the
reappearing Trixie Beldon Books
Cottage Life published a column in their
June issue about the re-release of the Trixie Belden books. This
misspelling is their mistake, not mine.
Published June 2003.
Waiting for Trixie Belden
An article for the Pittsburgh's Post Gazette
by staff writer and long-time Trixie fan, Lori Shontz. View the pdf of the
online article here.
Posted 11 June 2003.
The Return of Trixie Belden
An article for the Publishers Weekly by Joy
Bean about the re-release of Trixie Belden and features quotes from the series
editor, Jennifer Dussling. Click on the link above to view the article
on-line or view the published article here. You'll
need Adobe Acrobat reader installed to view this article.
Posted 23 June 2003.
WBIR's "Style" program interviewed John Tullock,
from Barnes and Nobles, about kids books for adults and the last segment of this
video clip features the Trixie Belden books and a discussion of the popularity
of these books.
This is a direct link to the file and should open
in Windows Media Player. I believe this file is no longer on the web.
Posted 25 June 2003.
Welcome Back Trixie
This advertisement from Random House appeared on
the front page of the Australian Weekly Book Newsletter. Click on the
above link to see the advertisement as a pdf.
Published 23 July 2003.
The `anti-Nancy Drew'
is back in business
An article that appeared in the Herald Sun and
features quotes from Jennifer Dussling, and two Trixie fans Lori Montgomery and
Susan Bruch. View the pdf of the online article here
as I believe this link is no longer current.
Published 24 July 2003.
comes back with mysteries
An article about newly released children's books
published by the Detroit Free Press. View the pdf of the online article
Published 3 August 2003.
other old favorite children's books come home again to a new generation
An article from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer
about old books being re-published for a new generation. Briefly
discusses the Trixie Belden books and their successful re-release and contains a
quote from editor, Jennifer Dussling. View the pdf of the online article
Published 26 August 2003.
Nancy Drew's new assignment
Okay, so this article is mainly about the new Nancy
Drew books but it does mention the re-release of the Trixie Belden series by
Random House and talks about why girl detectives are so popular. View the
pdf of the online article here.
Published 11 February 2004.
Reading Month: Jennifer Granholm
An interview with Michigan's Governor who lists
Trixie Belden as one of her favourite series as a child and an inspiration to
girls. View the pdf of the online article here.
Published 16 March 2004.