Eliot Crompton

ANNE ELIOT CROMPTON is an award-winning author of children's books. She has raised ponies and goats and painted wildlife. Born to Ethel Cook Eliot (a writer) and Samuel Eliot (a professor) she attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart (now Doane Stuart School) in Albany, New York. She worked briefly in Providence, Florida; then married Willard Crompton and moved to the small hill town of Chesterfield, Massachusetts, where they raised five children. She and her husband still live in Chesterfield.