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Eve Bunting, born in the small village of Maghera in Northern Ireland , 1928, is an author with more than 250 books. Her books are diverse in age groups, from picture books to chapter books, and topic, ranging from Thanksgiving to riots in Los Angeles. She has won several awards. She went to school in Northern Ireland and grew up with storytelling. In Ireland, “There used to be Shanachies the shanachie was a storyteller who went from house to house telling his tales of ghosts and fairies, of old Irish heroes and battles still to be won. Maybe I’m a bit of a Shanchie myself, telling stories to anyone who will listen Author Bio Evelyn Bunting.” This storytelling began as an inspiration for Bunting and continues with her work.
Total Books: 761
In 1958, Bunting moved to the United States with her husband and three children. A few years later, Bunting enrolled in a community college writing course . She felt the desire to write about her heritage. Bunting’s first published story, Two Giants, focused an Irish folktale about Finn McCool who out smarted Culcullan, a terrible Scottish giant Eve Bunting. The first published work gave Bunting confidence and passion to pursue a writing career.
Bunting has taught writing classes at UCLA. She now lives in Pasadena, California and has six grandchildren .