Victor Horton’s Idea was the first professionally published work by Edward Stratemeyer, the creator of Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, and many other children’s series books. It was released in Golden Days for Boys and Girls.

Victor Horton's Idea in Golden Days
Victor Horton’s Idea – Stratemeyer’s first professionally published story – as it first appeared.
Victor Horton's Idea by Edward Stratemeyer
Victor Horton’s Idea, now available for the first time as a book, in hardcover and paperback.

This edition is the first time the story has been in book form. With the introduction and annotations by editor James Keeline, you will be able to enjoy the story and understand its place in the history of children’s literature.

Without this story, Edward Stratemeyer and his Stratemeyer Syndicate might not exist.