Bill Wallace, an award-winning author of children’s books, was known worldwide for his writings. Readers thrilled at the adventurous situations in which he sometimes placed his characters. Some of Bill’s other books were funny with animals as the main characters. He wrote a total of 38 books. Seven of those he wrote with his wife, Carol. Bill also traveled all over the United States, giving speeches about his books. Schools would often have him speak to various grades where students would learn about his life and his writing. He was an entertaining speaker, as well as a caring person. He tried to answer every letter he received from his fans, which could be from 500 to 1,200 letters a month.