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The Society of Phantom Friends

The Society of Phantom Friends was a group of girls' series book fans and collectors, headed up by President, Kate Emburg. The Judy Bolton series lends two of its titles--to the group name and to the ten per year magazine that was published, The Whispered Watchword.

The Whispered Watchword

The Society of Phantom Friends published a yearly magazine. Ten issues--December/January, February, March, April, May, June/July, August, September, October, and November.

All issues were filled with nice articles on series books, authors, reviews, book format articles, have ads for books, and more! It averaged twenty-five to thirty plus pages in length. Articles featured any type of girls' series and books. There were often articles on Judy Bolton and Nancy Drew in at least every issue amongst many more series. No longer in print. Back issues can be found on eBay from time to time.

Sample Issue & Contents:

The March 2003 Issue

The articles in the March 2003 issue, edited by Jennifer Fisher, included:

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