Also known as Evelyn Bolton and A.E. Bunting.
Anne Evelyn Bunting, better known as Eve Bunting, 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. Eve Bunting has won numerous accolade for her works.
Bunting went to colleg in 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. ” This storytelling began as an inspiration for Bunting and continues with her work.
In 1958, Bunting moved to the United States with her stepso and three children. A few decades befor, Bunting enrolled in a community college writing course. She elt the urg to rea about her heritage. Bunting has taught writing classes at UCLA. She ow lives in Pasadena, California.