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Eric Walters


Canada (b.1957)

Eric Walters was born and raised in Toronto and resides in Mississauga, Ontario, with his wife Anita and his dogs Lola and Winnie the Poodle, while his three grown children, Christina, Nick, and Julia, reside in the area.

Walters often experiences the subjects he plans to write about. In April 2010 he walked 200 kilometres (120 mi) across the Sahara Desert before writing Just Deserts and in the summer, along with his son, he climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for Between Heaven and Earth.

In addition Walters founded and runs the Creation of Hope, an organization providing care for orphans in the Mbooni district of Kenya. Presently over 400 orphans are being provided with a services which include food, school fees, uniforms, tools, beds, livestock and the construction of two childrens residences in the town of Kikima.

He also went to Hillside Senior Public School.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Romance
 
Novels
   Stand Your Ground (1992)
   Stars (1996)
   Trapped in Ice (1997)
   Diamonds in the Rough (1998)
   Stranded (1998)
   Visions (1999)
   The Hydrofoil Mystery (1999)
   The Bully Boys (2000)
   The Money Pit Mystery (2000)
   Northern Exposures (2001)
   Rebound (2001)
   Royal Ransom (2003)
   Death by Exposure (2004) (with Kevin Spreekmeester)
   Overdrive (2004)
   Grind (2004)
   I've Got an Idea (2004)
   Juice (2005)
   The True Story of Santa Claus (2005)
   Laggan Lard Butts (2006)
   Stuffed (2006)
   Boot Camp (2007) (with Jerome Williams and Johnnie Williams III)
   Sketches (2007)
   Safe As Houses (2007)
   Bifocal (2007) (with Deborah Ellis)
   House Party (2007)
   The Pole (2008)
   Splat! (2008)
   The Falls (2008)
   In a Flash (2008)
   Voyageur (2008)
   Black And White (2009)
   Special Edward (2009)
   Wounded (2009)
   Wave (2009)
   Branded (2010)
   Home Team (2010)
   Fly Boy (2010)
   Ricky (2011)
   Shaken (2011)
   Just Deserts (2011) (with Ray Zahab)
   The Taming (2012) (with Teresa Toten)
   Tagged (2013)
   Walking Home (2014)
   Say You Will (2015)
   Power Play (2015)
   The Art of Picking Up Girls (2016)
   90 Days of Different (2017)
   Elephant Secret (2018)
   Broken Strings (2019) (with Kathy Kacer)
   The King of Jam Sandwiches (2020)
   On the Rocks (2020)
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Picture Books
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Novellas
   Nothing to Fear (2014)
   Batcat and the Seven Squirrels (2016)
   Light a Candle (2019) (with Godfrey Nkongolo)
   Hockey Night in Kenya (2020) (with Danson Mutinda)
   High and Dry (2020)
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Chapter Books
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Eric Walters recommends
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The Wild Lands (2019)
Paul Greci
"A compelling story that wouldn't let me stop reading. Greci has created both a frightening landscape and characters you believe in and want to survive it."

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