Author

Eleanor Estes

Biography

<p><b>Eleanor Estes</b> (1906-1988) grew up in West Haven, Connecticut, which she renamed Cranbury for her classic stories about the Moffat and Pye families. A children’s librarian for many years, she launched her writing career with the publication of <i>The Moffats</i> in 1941. Two of her outstanding books about the Moffats–<i>Rufus M. </i>and <i>The Middle Moffat</i>–were awarded Newbery Honors, as was her short novel <i>The Hundred Dresses.</i> She won the Newbery Medal for <i>Ginger Pye.</i><br /> </p>

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