She was one of the most successful children’s storytellers of the 20th century. Born as Enid Mary Blyton in England, she is often described as a “one-woman fiction machine”, for the numerous series of books she wrote. Based on the adventures of young teenagers, her series like Famous Five and Secret Seven have been popular in many parts of the world.
Agatha Mary Clarissa, Lady Mallowan, popularly known as Agatha Christie, was an English crime writer. Her works particularly featuring legendary detectives Hercule Poirot or Miss Jane Marple gained her the title of “queen of crime” and made her a hit with teenage readers.
The American storyteller Edward Stratemeyer was the creator of the all-time hit The Hardy Boys novel series. He also created the famous fictional character of the young amateur detective Nancy Drew, who appeared in various mystery series for children and teens. He is also credited with the creation of the adventurous Tom Swift book series.
The British novelist, short story writer Roald Dahl has written interesting books for all age groups. His famous works are The Twits, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. His short stories are known for their unexpected endings.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, was a British author mostly noted for his stories about the fictional character of detective Sherlock Holmes, who is still regarded as the sharpest detective of all times. Conan Doyle has also written many science fictions, short stories, historical novels, plays and poetry. The most popular book is Professor Challenger.