John Paul Riddle (May 19, 1901 – April 6, 1989) was a pilot and an aviation enthusiast, most well known for co-founding what later became Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU).
Riddle was born on May 19, 1901 in Pikeville, Kentucky. He attended Pikeville College in his hometown and graduated in 1920. After college he married Adele Goeser and they had six children. He served in the US Army Air Service from 1920 to 1922. After serving in the military, he became a barnstormer. He last lived in Coral Gables, Florida. At 87 years old, Riddle came down with an illness and died a few days later, on April 6, 1989. Riddle's ashes were scattered over the Atlantic and he is remembered by a marker with his Royal Air Force cadets buried at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Arcadia, Florida.
The Young Adventurers is a collection of books written by Enid Blyton. They were originally published as the Riddle Series in 1997 by Collins. The “Young Adventurers” versions were published in 2004 and are illustrated by Patricia Ludlow.
The names of the six books are as follows :