Edward Stratemeyer was an American writer. The main his genre is juvenile fiction. He had Stratemeyer Literary Syndicate and it produced such books as the Rover Boys series, the Hardy Boys series, the Tom Swift series, the Bobbsey Twinsseries, and the Nancy Drew series. He graduated high school in the ’s and then he began writing juvenile fiction. His first financially rewarding story was published in , and he soon became a regular contributor to several boys' magazines. Edward Stratemeyer died in Newark at the age of lobar pneumonia.
"Dave Porter and His Rivals" is a complete story in itself. It forms the seventh volume in a line issued under the general title of "Dave Porter Series". The main hero is Dave Porter. Who is he? Why is the author interested in our hero? Open the book and follow the character's life, destiny and adventures. The present volume will also please you and do you good. "Dave Porter and His Rivals" is one of the best-known series and if you are a lover of such a genre you will definitely like it. Enjoy the reading