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Birthday
29, 1940
Birthplace
Hartford, CT
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
29, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Hartford, CT

About

An author of mystery books for children, he is best known for the A to Z Mysteries (1997-2013). From 2001-2013, he also wrote the popular Capital Mysteries.

Before Fame

His childhood teacher, Mr. Ben Hancock, instilled in him a profound love of books. Before publishing his first book in 1978, Roy was a fourth-grade teacher, himself.

Trivia

He also wrote the Calendar Mysteries, geared for first- and second-grade readers.

Family Life

He was born and raised in East Hartford, Connecticut. His birth name was Wallace Ronald Roy.

Associated With

His works and those of fellow author, Judy Blume, were popular among younger readers.