|Title:||Pee-wee Harris Adrift [Pee-wee Harris #5]|
|Publisher:||Grosset & Dunlap|
|Tags:||fiction, juvenile, Scouts|
A floating island, known as Merry-go-round Island, alias the Isle of Desserts, took on a new name when Scout Pee-wee Harris took his Alligator Patrol to camp there. Inspired by the book Treasure Island, Pee-wee turned it into an adventure. Then he wanted to make a commercial success of "Alligator Island." [Suggest a different description.]
Author Bio for Fitzhugh, Percy Keese
Percy Keese Fitzhugh (1876-1950) was an American author. His first known work, The Goldenrod Story Book was published in 1906. The bulk of his work, having a Boy Scouting theme, revolves around the fictional town of Bridgeboro, New Jersey. Characters included Tom Slade, Pee-wee Harris, Roy Blakely, and Westy Martin. Fitzhugh's Scouting based books were very popular with children and adults. His characters became so real to his readers that it was not uncommon for Percy to receive fan mail addressed to the characters themselves. In the 1930's, he began writing the Hal Keen Mystery Series (10 titles) under the pseudonym Hugh Lloyd. They were followed by another mystery series - Skippy Dare - (3 titles). Neither of these series achieved the popularity of his Scout work.
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