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Cherith Baldry
Cherith baldry
Residence
Current: Reigate, England[1]
Past: Lancaster, England[2]
Awards
She earned an honor award-First prize, London Calling magazine competition, for short story, "Happiness Inc."; Nottingham and Notts Drama Association Award.[3]
Date of Birth
21 January 1947[4]
Close Family
Children: Will, Adam
Novels
Warriors Series: The Sun Trail, Thunder Rising, The Blazing Star, Forest of Secrets, A Dangerous Path, The Darkest Hour, Midnight, Moonrise, Starlight, Twilight, Sunset, Outcast, Long Shadows, Sunrise, The Fourth Apprentice, Sign of the Moon, Firestar's Quest, SkyClan's Destiny, Yellowfang's Secret, Bramblestar's Storm
Other Novels: See here

Cherith Baldry (born in Lancaster, England) is a writer of fantasy fiction.[5] Baldry collaborates with Kate Cary, Victoria Holmes, and Tui Sutherland under the pen name of Erin Hunter, writing the Warriors book series.[6]

Biography

Cherith was born in Lancaster, England, UK, on 21 January 1947.[7] Cherith grew up on a farm and worked with house cats.

For a while, she took up the job of teaching, but gave it up in order to become a full time writer.[8] She was married to the late Peter Baldry, a scientist.[9] She had two sons named Will and Adam.[10] Will and Adam were adults when Cherith's husband died.[11]

She currently lives alone in Reigate, England,[12] with her two cats, Bramble and Sorrel, who inspired characters in the Warriors books (Bramblestar and Sorreltail, respectively).[13]

Warriors Books

Other Books

Eaglesmount Trilogy

  • The Silver Horn (2001)
  • The Emerald Throne (2001)
  • The Lake of Darkness (2004)

Abbey Series

  • The Buried Cross (2004)
  • The Silent Man (2004)
  • The Scarlet Spring (2004)
  • The Drowned Sword (2005)

Seekers

  • Great Bear Lake (2009)
  • The Last Wilderness (2010)
  • Spirits in the Stars (2011)

Novels

  • The Book and the Phoenix (1989)
  • A Rush of Golden Wings (1991)
  • Storm Wind (1994)
  • Cradoc's Quest (1994)
  • Drew's Talents (1997)
  • Mutiny in Space (1997)
  • Exiled from Camelot (2000)
  • The Reliquary Ring (2002)
  • The Roses of Roazon (2004)

Trivia

  • Her favorite characters in the Warriors series are Brambleclaw, Dustpelt, and Leafpool.[14]
  • Her favorite book is The Darkest Hour.[14]
  • The first warrior name she came up with was Thistleclaw.[13]
  • Cherith wrote one book in a month, though it was hard work.[13]
  • During Erin Hunter Chat 2, Cloudtail and Brightheart is her favorite shipping.[14] However, in Erin Hunter Chat 3, her favorite shippings are Leafpool/Crowfeather, Brambleclaw/Squirrelflight, and Dustpelt/Ferncloud.[15]
  • If she could bring a cat into life, it might be Whitestorm or Yellowfang.[14]
  • It was hard for her to write the ending of Moonrise.[14]
  • If she could be a Clan cat, she would be in ThunderClan.[14]
  • Cherith's favorite books to write and read are either The Darkest Hour or Firestar's Quest and Into the Wild, respectively.[14]
  • Her favorite color is blue-green.[15]
  • In the third chat, she revealed that her favorite villain is Hawkfrost and favorite warrior name is Brightheart.[15]
  • Her favorite perspectives to write from are Squirrelflight's and Leafpool's.[15]
  • Her favorite death to write was Darkstripe's.[15]
  • If she could make Ravenpaw into a warrior, she would name him Ravenwing.[15]
  • If she could be married to a Clan cat, she would choose Brambleclaw.[15]
  • Both Kate and Cherith write for 6 hours a day.[15]
  • Her favorite Clan is ThunderClan.[15]

References and Citations

  1. Revealed on fiction.co.uk
  2. Revealed on biography.jrank.org
  3. Revealed on biography.jrank.org
  4. Revealed on biography.jrank.org
  5. Revealed on biography.jrank.org
  6. Revealed on http://warriorcats.com/warriorshell.html
  7. Revealed on http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?5071
  8. Revealed on http://warriorcats.com/warriorshell.html
  9. Revealed on http://warriorcats.com/warriorshell.html
  10. Revealed on http://warriorcats.com/warriorshell.html
  11. Revealed on http://warriorcats.com/warriorshell.html
  12. Revealed on fiction.co.uk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Revealed to be a in Erin Hunter Chat 1, undefined
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 Revealed to be a in Erin Hunter Chat 2, undefined
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8 Revealed to be a in Erin Hunter Chat 3, undefined



Real-Life Persons involved with the Warriors series
Authors and Editors 'Erin Hunter'Victoria HolmesKate CaryCherith BaldryTui Sutherland
Illustrators Wayne McLoughlinBettina KurkoskiDon HudsonJames Barry
Jacket Designers Megan StittKarin PaprockiRay ShappellHilary Zarycky

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