|Occupation:||Young Adult Author|
|Birth Day:||December 19, 1928|
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Before beginning her literary career, she studied at Methodist College and Queen's University (both in Northern Ireland) and took writing courses at Pasadena City College (in California, U.S.A.). She published her first story, "The Two Giants," in 1971.
Anne Evelyn Bunting was born in Maghera to Sloan Edmund Bolton, a postmaster, and Mary (née Canning) Bolton, a homemaker. She married business executive Edward Davidson Bunting, whom she met in college, on March 26, 1950, and has three children: Christine, Sloan, and Glenn. She was educated in Belfast, Northern Ireland, attending Methodist College in the early 1940s and graduating in 1945; she then attended Queen's University, where she met her husband. After marrying, the couple moved to Scotland and started their family.
In 1958, Bunting immigrated to the United States with her husband and three children, later attending Pasadena City College in 1959. Bunting then enrolled in a community college writing course. She felt the desire to write about her heritage. Of her first published story, The Two Giants, she says, "I thought everybody in the world knew that story, and when I found they didn't - well, I thought they should."
During her writing career, Bunting has won several awards for her books. She has received the Rishabh award for outstanding inspiration. She received the Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators in 1976 for One More Flight. Other honors include the Southern California council on Literature for Children and Young People Award, PEN Los Angeles Center Literacy Award for Special Achievement in Children's Literature, and Southern California council on Literature for Children and Young People Award Excellence is a Series Award. Coffin on a Case won an Edgar Award for Best Juvenile from the Mystery Writers of America in 1993.
In 2006, Bunting's book One Green Apple, illustrated by Ted Lewin, won the inaugural Arab American Book Award for books written for Children/ Young Adults. One Green Apple tells the story of a young girl who just immigrated to America from an Arab country and how she discovers that her differences are what makes her special.
Currently, Eve Bunting is 92 years, 11 months and 19 days old. Eve Bunting will celebrate 93rd birthday on a Sunday 19th of December 2021.
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