Hardy-Boys.Com – Forging Ahead in Hardy Boys History.
The Hardy Boys’ adventures began in 1927 with the publication of the first three books by Grosset & Dunlap. Frank and Joe are America’s normal teenage boys – almost! […] The teen sleuths were children of Edward Stratemeyer, a man who owned many children’s series of the day – from Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys to The Moving Picture Boys and Baseball Joe. Seeing a need for a good detective series for boys, he created.