Eleanor A Peterson
Eleanor has been called a Druid, a witch, and a tomboy. She loves nature and its secrets. You’ll often find her in the woods holding a basket full of herbs and admiring the trees, flowers or the blue sky, listening to all creatures. She has given lessons on animal tracking to middle graders as a member of Natura Nuova - a non profit organization. Eleanor has a BS in Environmental Sciences and Territorial Management. She is an SCBWI, CBI, CANSCAIP member, and a graduate of the Children’s Book Academy. Eleanor is a Canadian author/illustrator residing in Italy. After moving to Italy, she helped run a family-owned bakery for many years, then switched to computers and lastly to a machine shop - also family run - where she takes care of the accounting, logistics and when needed, you’ll find her in the shop cutting steel bars.