William Taylor Adams (July 30, 1822 – March 27, 1897), pseudonym Oliver Optic, was member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, noted academic and author. William Taylor was born in Medway, Massachusetts in 1822. His parents named Laban Adams and Catherine Johnson Adams.Taylor Adams was a teacher in the Lower Road School in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He first began to write at the age 28, his first book named “Hatchie, the Guardian Slave” (1853), this book was published under the pseudonym of Warren T. Ashton. “The Birthday Party A Story for Little Folks” is a fiction story for children, which included in four chapters. The main hero of this story was Flora Lee, his birthday came in July. She was a good girl and her mother so much loved him. The mother asked her daughter to make a list of invitees. What happened next? Read this short story until the end.