Edward Stratemeyer created Nancy Drew, under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene.
The prolific author died in 1930.
- What was the actual case behind An American Tragedy? An American Tragedy was a 1925 novel by Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945). It was based on the murder of the pregnant Grace Brown by her boyfriend, social climber Chester Gillette, at Big Moose Lake…
- What were the names of the Bobbsey Twins? There were two sets of twins: Bert and Nan and their younger siblings, Freddie and Flossie. The series about them began with The Bobbsey Twins (1904) by Laura Lee Hope.
- Who created the Bobbsey Twins? New Jersey novelist Edward Stratemeyer created the Bobbsey Twins, under the pseudonym Laura Lee Hope.
- Who created Tom Swift? Edward Stratemeyer, under the pseudonym Victor Appleton created Tom Swift.
- What was the first book published by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel)? The first book published by Dr. Seuss was And to Think I Saw It on Mulberry Street. It was published in 1937 by Vanguard Press, after being rejected by twenty-three other publishers.
- Who called the novel a “comic-epic poem in prose”? Henry Fielding (1707-54) called the novel a "comic-epic poem in prose", in the preface to his 1742 novel Joseph Andrews.