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FC: Erin Hunter | By Alex Wahlstedt
2: Erin Hunter is a pen name the book is written actually by 4 people Kate Cary, Cherith Baldry, Victoria Holmes, and Tui Sutherland. The pen name was created because the authors were afraid that 4 different authors would confuse the readers.
3: Tui Sutherland started out as an editor for the books but was invited to become one of the writers. Tui Sutherland is a dog person and has never even had a cat even though it is the main focus of the book. | Tui Suthe-rland
4: Tui Sutherland grew up in South America she was born in Venezuela and then lived in Paraguay The Dominican Republic Miami New Jersey and now in Boston. Tui Sutherland is also the only non-British member of the group she currently lives in Boston Massachusetts.
5: Tui Sutherland wrote the Secrets of the Clans and the Seekers books. Victoria Holmes is more of a dog or horse person this helps her when she has to write the battle scenes. Victoria also comes up with many of the books story lines.
6: Victoria Holmes also works as an editor for other books than the Warriors and Seekers series. Victoria learned to ride horses she was very young while she was not rearing cattle or doing other jobs she also liked reading and writing stories. | Victoria Holmes
7: Victoria Holmes went to Oxford university where she studied English. The buildings and history there inspired her to study history to. Victoria Holmes grew up on a farm then became 1 of the 4 Erin Hunters.
8: Victoria works in London England but will go out to the English countryside any chance she gets and ride horses and walk her dog. Cherith Baldry is a scholar in Arthurian legend. | Cherith Baldry
9: Cherith is also interested in astrology stone circles and ancient forms of warship. Cherith Baldry grew up on a farm and than became a writer she was married to her husband who used to be a scientist but has died.
10: Because Cherith Baldrys husband died she has 2 cats too keep her company Sorrel and Bramble who are in the books as Sorreltail and Brambletail. Kate Cary has had a facination with cats and animal interactions all her life the drives her to write the books. | Kate Cary
11: Kate Cary is also interested in ancient forms of warship so her and Chreith Baldry created the cats own religion in the Warriors books. When Kate Needs inspiration she likes to go on a long walk in the woods.
12: Kate Cary has had cats all her life even when she was in college she cared for the cat that roamed the dorm halls. Kate, Cherith, and Tui take turns writing the books.
13: The Warriors saga is comprised of 4 series each with 6 books All 4 writers are the authors of the Warriors, Seekers, and now the Survivors series
15: Erin Hunter has wrote these books: Warriors saga Seekers series the Survivors series is coming out sometime this year
16: Warriors Omen of The Stars book #4 Sign of The Moon The 3 cats of the proficy Are trying valiantly to save the 4 clans from the dark forest.
17: But The Tribe of rushing water is in trouble and needs help desperately. So Jayfeather and Dovewing 2 of the 3 cats of the proficy must venture to the mountains to help the tribe and help their leader
18: Resurrect his belief in their ancestors after he has left them for so long and no longer believes they can help the tribe. At the same time convince the Soneteller to appoint a new
19: apprentice to be trained to be the new leader or the tribe. All while Lionblaze the other 1 of the 3 tries to stop Thunderclan from having another deadly battle with the other clans.
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