Beloved children's classics such as The Bobbsey Twins, Nancy Drew, and the Hardy Boys have been appearing in print for 75 to 100 years. The authors - Laura Lee Hope, Carolyn Keene, and Franklin W. Dixon - have kept children enchanted since the early 20th century...or have they?
The Stratemeyer Syndicate (Click on the links to the works you are interested in to find out more about specific authors!)
"Nancy Drew's Father" Meghan O'Rourke, The New Yorker (2004)
Carol Billman, The Secret of the Stratemeyer Syndicate: Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and the Million Dollar Fiction Factory (1986)
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)