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Celebrate National Twins Day | by Linda Herron

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Did you know National Twins Day is celebrated every year on the first weekend of August? It's a day dedicated to celebrating the unique bond that twins share. As someone who grew up as an identical twin, I know firsthand just how special that relationship can be. In honor of National Twins Day, I've compiled a list of some of the best books about twins you and your family can enjoy together.

1. "The Parent Trap" by Erich Kästner - This classic novel tells the story of two identical twin girls who were separated at birth and reunited years later at summer camp. The girls then decide to switch places, with one pretending to be the other in an attempt to bring their parents back together. "The Parent Trap" is a heartwarming story that celebrates the bond between twins and the power of family.

2. "The Gemini Contenders" by Robert Ludlum - This action-packed thriller follows two sets of identical twin brothers as they race to uncover a secret that could change the course of history. Ludlum expertly weaves together elements of mystery, suspense, and family drama in this fast-paced novel that's perfect for fans of spy novels.

3. "The Twins at St Clare's" by Enid Blyton - This beloved children's book series follows the adventures of identical twin sisters, Pat and Isabel, as they navigate life at a boarding school in England. With plenty of mischief and laughs, "The Twins at St Clare's" is a delightful read for children and adults alike.

4. "One of Us Is Lying" by Karen M. McManus - This contemporary YA novel follows five high school students, including identical twins, as they find themselves embroiled in a murder investigation after a classmate dies under suspicious circumstances. With plenty of twists and turns, "One of Us Is Lying" will keep you guessing until the very end.

5. "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield - This gothic mystery novel tells the story of identical twin sisters, Vida and Hester, and the secrets that they kept from each other for years. Setterfield expertly weaves together elements of family drama, mystery, and romance in this atmospheric and haunting tale.

6. "Twins Mac & Madi "Series by Linda Herron - Twins Mac & Madi series is charming, fun, spirited, and full of love by Linda Herron. She knows all too well the joys and challenges of being an identical twin. She has navigated the nuances and complexities of being a twin in a way a young child can grasp and with a friendly, gentle touch. Each story has a powerful theme of family and recognizing how similarities and differences can strengthen us. Overall, the Twins Mac & Madi series will help young readers experience friendship, compassion, strength, and love in an engaging, wholesome way.

National Twins Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the bond between twins, whether you're a twin yourself or just someone who admires their special relationship. With these books about twins, you can dive into stories that celebrate the unique bond between twin siblings while exploring various genres and themes. So whether you're in the mood for a heartwarming story, an action-packed thriller, or a gothic mystery, there's a book about twins out there for you.

Happy National Twins Day!

By Linda Herron

An American Author

Children's Book Series


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