Deborah Ellis

Deborah Ellis has won the Governor General's Award, the Ruth Schwartz Award, the University of California's Middle East Book Award, Sweden's Peter Pan Prize, the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, and the Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work. She is a member of the Order of Canada and has been named to the Order of Ontario. She is best known for her Breadwinner Trilogy, set in Afghanistan and Pakistan -- a series that has been published in twenty-five languages, with $2 million in royalties...See more