Ellen Miles

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Birthday
8, 1957
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1957 (age 63)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

An American author of children's literature, she is most famous for her popular Puppy Place and Kitty Corner books. Her stories have been translated into both French and Spanish.

Before Fame

She read voraciously as a child. Early in her literary career, she was particularly inspired by the children's books of Dorothy Canfield Fisher.

Trivia

Her children's books often focus on childhood pets; her own first pet was a tortoise-shell cat named Jenny.

Family Life

She had no children of her own, but became an aunt to three nieces.

Associated With

She and Sterling North both wrote children's stories featuring animal protagonists.