Episode 29: BSC Super Special // Baby-Sitters Island Adventure (Manuary)

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Baby-Sitters Club Super Special #4: Baby-Sitters Island Adventure

The Baby-Sitters Club Club’s Jack and Tanner join Alli for this history-making first episode of Manuary! In it, they break down the ridiculous circumstances that lead Dawn, Claudia, and several children (!!!) to find themselves shipwrecked in Connecticut in Book #4 of the Baby-Sitters Club Super Special series extension, Baby-Sitters Island Adventure. They also make an argument for which babysitter is objectively the worst, share their definitive list of Ann M. Martin’s best-ever novels, and explain why the Baby-Sitters Club series holds up better long-term than Sweet Valley High.

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LISTEN TO OUR OTHER BSC EPISODE: Episode 07 feat. Jessica Goodman (Kristy’s Great Idea)


“From My Childhood Bookshelf: The Baby-Sitters Club Gets Lost At Sea” (Rampant Reads, 2011)

"As a Boy, I Was Obsessed With the Baby-Sitters Club Books. I Have No Regrets." (Slate, 2016)

"The Feminist Legacy of The Baby-Sitters Club" (The New Yorker, 2016)

"Ann M. Martin on the Enduring Appeal of The Baby-Sitters Club and Rebooting Another Children's Series" (Vulture, 2016)

"The Legacy of The Baby-Sitters Club" (The Atlantic, 2012)

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The beautiful John Pike (oh, and his family).

The beautiful John Pike (oh, and his family).