Created: 4th April, 2019

Eloise Greenfield

Eloise Greenfield is an African-American children’s poet and author. She has written biographies, a memoir and over 40 children’s books. Her work has won many prestigious awards, including the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me, published in 2018, uses poetry and beautiful illustrations to tell the story of the boy Jace and his talking puppy poet and was Highly Commended by the judges for the CLiPPA 2019.