Eleanor Updale

Eleanor is the prizewinning author of six historical novels (the Montmorency series and Johnny Swanson), The Last Minute and Saved – which are set in the present day – and numerous short stories in anthologies. She won the Blue Peter Prize for The Book I Couldn’t Put Down category, the Silver Smarties prize, and the Fantastic Book Award. She has been on the judging panels for several literary awards, including the Costa, the Guardian, and the Royal Society Awards.

Eleanor was a BBC producer, working mainly on current affairs programmes. She has a PhD in history, and sits on the Clinical Ethics Committee at Great Ormond Street Hospital, and the UK Donation Ethics Committee. She is also a governor of the children’s charity, Coram, and an ambassador for the Prince’s Foundation for Children and the Arts.

Eleanor’s personal appearances are handled by Authors Aloud UK (info@authorsalouduk.co.uk)

Books by Eleanor Updale