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Eric Walters

Canadian
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Eric Walters is one of Canada’s best-known and most prolific writers of fiction for children and young adults. His books have won over 120 awards, including thirteen separate children’s choice awards, as well as the Africana Children’s Book Award, the UNESCO Award for Literature in Service of Tolerance and The Christopher Award. His books have been translated into thirteen languages. He lives in Guelph, Ontario, and is the co-founder of Creation of Hope, a charity that provides care for orphans in the Mbooni district of Kenya. In 2014, Eric was named a Member of the Order of Canada.

Eric Walters’ Festival appearance is generously supported by the Swedish Embassy.

Past Events

Deborah Ellis and Eric Walters' Bifocal book cover
Bifocal

2007

Eric Walters' On the Line book cover
On the Line

2022

Eric Walters' Bear in the Family book cover
Bear in the Family

2022

Eric Walters' Made 4 You book cover
Made 4 You

2022

The King of Jam Sandwiches by Eric Walters book cover
The Kind of Jam Sandwiches

2020

Broken Strings by Kathy Kacer and Eric Walters
Broken Strings

2020

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