Author:Roy Judson Snell

Roy Judson Snell
American author of children's and young adult fiction; best remembered for his popular adventure stories for boys and girls, some of them science-fictionish. Pseudonyms: Roy J. Snell, David O'Hara, James Craig, Joseph Marino.


(partial list)

Boys mystery seriesEdit

Girls mystery seriesEdit

Radio Phone seriesEdit

Children's booksEdit

  • Smooky Moon 1934
  • Arctic Stowaway 1935
  • Under the Chewing Gum Tree 1936
  • Little White Fox and His Arctic Friends 1916 (external scan) Project Gutenberg
  • An Eskimo Robinson Crusoe 1917
  • Captain Kituk 1918 (external scan)
  • Little Boy France 1919 (external scan)
  • Skimmer the Daring 1919
  • Skimmer and His Thrilling Adventures 1919
  • Soolook Wildboy 1920 (external scan)
  • The Dinner That Was Always There 1923 (external scan)
  • The Northland Birdlife 1924 (external scan)
  • The Strangeland Birdlife: The Book of Antartic Birds 1924 (external scan)
  • Little Red Pony Auto 1924
  • Icebound in the South Polar Seas 1925 (external scan)
  • Told Beneath the Northern Lights 1925
  • Monkey Land 1931
  • Hi Ho Pinocchio 1940

Jimmy Drury mystery seriesEdit

  • Candid Camera Detective 1938
  • Caught by the Camera 1939
  • What the Dark Room Revealed 1939
  • By Bursting Flashbulbs 1941

Fighters For Freedom SeriesEdit

Other hardbound booksEdit


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1959, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.