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Elinor M. Brent-Dyer Books & Biography


Elinor Brent-Dyer was born in 1894 in South Shields on Tyneside. At the age of eighteen she began a career in teaching which culminated when she founded The Margaret Roper School in Hereford. She was headmistress at the school from 1938-1948, during which time she wrote and published 14 books. She continued to write up until her death in 1969.

Elinor Brent-Dyer wrote fifty-nine Chalet School titles, creating a well loved series with a legion of dedicated fans.