Eleanor Graham facts for kids
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9 January 1896|
Walthamstow United Kingdom
|Died||8 March 1984
London United Kingdom
|Occupation||writer, book editor|
The Children Who Lived in a Barn
|Notable awards||Eleanor Farjeon Award
She worked for Muriel Paget's aid mission in Czechoslovakia before becoming an editor for publishers Heinemann and Methuen Publishing and a reviewer of children's books at The Sunday Times, among others. During the Second World War, she became editor of Penguin's children's imprint Puffin Books.
After her retirement in 1961, she received the Eleanor Farjeon Award from the Children's Book Circle.
Graham's father was the editor of Country Life. She moved with her family from Scotland to Essex in 1900. She attended North London Collegiate School.
- The Children Who Lived in a Barn (1938) Reprinted by Persephone Books in 2001
- The Story of Charles Dickens (1952), as part of the Story Biography series
- A Puffin Book of Verse (1953) (anthology)
- The Story of Jesus (1960)
- J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan: The Story of the Play, illustrated by Edward Ardizzone (Brockhampton Press, 1962)
- The Children Who Lived in a Barn at Persephone Books
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