Willard DeMille Price (28 July 1887 – 14 October 1983) was a Canadian-born American natural historian and author of children's fiction. Events 1540 - Thomas Cromwell is executed at the order of Henry VIII of England on charges of Treason. Year 1887 ( MDCCCLXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 1066 - Norman Conquest: Battle of Hastings - In England on Senlac Hill seven miles from Hastings, the forces Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Natural history is the Scientific research of Plants or Animals leaning more towards the Observational than Experimental methods An author is defined both as "the person who originates or gives existence to anything" and that authorship determines responsibility for what is created Children's literature is an age category of literature written for published for or marketed to Children roughly through age 12
Price was born in Peterborough, Ontario, and his family subsequently moved to the United States when he was four. Peterborough is a City on the Otonabee River in central-eastern Ontario, Canada, 125 kilometres The United States of America —commonly referred to as the He acquired his MA and Litt.D from Columbia University, before going on to edit the journals Survey and World Outlook. A doctorate is an Academic degree that indicates the highest level of academic achievement Columbia University is a private University in the United States and a member of the Ivy League. An academic journal is a peer-reviewed Periodical in which scholarship relating to a particular Academic discipline is published He travelled on many expeditions for the National Geographic Society and the American Museum of Natural History, in particular to Japan. Overview The NGS's historical mission is "to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge while promoting the conservation of the world's cultural historical and natural The American Museum of Natural History ( AMNH) located on the Upper West Side, Manhattan, New York, USA is one of the largest and most For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. He documented his travels in a series of non-fiction books and also used them as inspiration for his Adventure series of novels for young readers, which depict the exploits of teenage zoologists Hal and Roger Hunt. The "Adventure" series is a collection of children's adventure novels by Canadian-born American author Willard Price. Zoology (from Greek ζῷον, zoon, "animal" + λόγος, " Logos " "knowledge" is the branch of Character Biography Hal Hunt Hal Hunt is the typical hero tall handsome and muscular but still fast on his feet despite his broad build
Shortly before his death, in 1983, Price commented that:
My aim in writing the Adventure series for young people was to lead them to read by making reading exciting and full of adventure. At the same time I want to inspire an interest in wild animals and their behavior. Judging from the letters I have received from boys and girls around the world, I believe I have helped open to them the worlds of books and natural history. 
Professor Laurie Barber of Waikato University (Hamilton, New Zealand) has presented a case that Willard Price may have been spying for the United States, especially during his Japanese travels in the 1930s. The University of Waikato ( Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato) is located in Hamilton and Tauranga, New Zealand, and was established in 1964 Hamilton ( Kirikiriroa in Māori) is the centre of New Zealand 's fourth largest Urban area, and is the country's seventh largest City 
In 2006, the Price family sold the copyrights and related legal rights for the fourteen Adventure series titles, plus the right to use Price's name, to London-based Fleming Literary Management. Copyright is a legal concept enacted by Governments, giving the creator of an original work of authorship Exclusive rights to control its distribution usually for The "Adventure" series is a collection of children's adventure novels by Canadian-born American author Willard Price.