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Victor Horton’s Idea

Victor Horton

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. 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 […]

How Tom Swift Invented Everything

For the readers of the Tom Swift Sr. books who have seen many parallels of the inventions from Shopton, N.Y. and those from the pages of┬áPopular Science and┬áPopular Mechanics and the rest of everyday life, there is almost no question that Tom Swift invented everything of consequence. In reality, the Tom Swift Sr. volumes popularized […]