Eric Walters

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Children's Author
Date of Birth March 3, 1957
Place of Birth Toronto, Canada
Age 63 years old
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Eric Walters

Eric Robert Walters is a Canadian author of young adult fiction and picture books. As of 31 January 2014, Eric Walters has written 92 books.

Born: 03, 1957, Toronto, Ontario
Nationality: Canadian
Other names: Eric Walters
Occupation: Writer
Known for: The Rule Of Three, Shattered, Bifocal

About Eric Walters

Children and young adult author who has published over 80 works in his career, winning more than 100 awards in Canada and the United States.

Before Fame

He began his professional career as a grade school teacher. In 1993, while teaching a 5th grade class, he published a novel tailored to his class to encourage further reading. This novel, Stand Your Ground, began his writing career.


In 2013, he received the Children's Africana Book Award for his novel The Matatu. He was presented the award at a ceremony at the Smithsonian museum in Washington, D.C.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He has three children.


He and Dav Pilkey are both known for their acclaimed work for children.

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Latest information about Eric Walters updated on February 24, 2021.

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