David A. Adler

David A. Adler


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in New York City, New York, The United States
April 10, 1947

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Adler was born in New York City, New York. He graduated from Queens College in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in economics and education. For the next nine years, he worked as a mathematics teacher for the New York City Board of Education, while taking classes towards a master's degree in marketing, a degree he was awarded by New York University in 1971. In that same year, a question from his then-three-year-old nephew inspired Adler to write his first story, A Little at a Time, subsequently published by Random House in 1976. Adler's next project, a series of math books, drew on his experience as a math teacher. In 1977, he created his most famous character, Cam Jansen, originally featured in Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds ...more

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The Mystery of the Stolen D...

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The Mystery of the Dinosaur...

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The Mystery of the Televisi...

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The Chocolate Fudge Mystery...

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“cam kept watching the woman.Then she whispered to Eric "that woman is hiding something.Shes wearing dark glasses and it isnt sunny out.Shes wearing a raincoat and its not raining.Theres sonthing in that bagthat shouldnt be there.Lets follow her .”
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