Eleanor Farjeon

Novelist, Author

1881 – 1965

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Who was Eleanor Farjeon?

Eleanor Farjeon was an English author of children's stories and plays, poetry, biography, history and satire. Several of her works had illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Some of her correspondence has also been published. She won many literary awards and the Eleanor Farjeon Award for children's literature is presented annually in her memory by the Children's Book Circle, a society of publishers. She was the sister of the thriller writer Joseph Jefferson Farjeon.

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Born
Feb 13, 1881
London
Also known as
  • Nellie
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Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
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Died
Jun 5, 1965
Hampstead

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on July 23, 2013

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