The Baby-Sitters Club a TV series about girls growing up with nostalgic appeal

The Baby-Sitters Club starring (from left) Momona Tamada, Shay Rudolph, Xochitl Gomez, Malia Baker and Sophie Grace. PHOTO: NETFLIX
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LOS ANGELES - It is rare for screen adaptations to satisfy fans of the source material, but Netflix's The Baby-Sitters Club - based on the bingeable books of the same name - has been largely embraced by viewers and critics, many of whom read the novels growing up.

Published in the 1980s and 1990s and with more than 170 million copies sold, these coming-of-age tales by Ann M. Martin followed a group of enterprising pre-teen girls as they launch a babysitting service to earn some extra pocket money.

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