Johnson, Eleanor (1909 - 2004)

Genre: Children's Literature

Eleanor Noyes Johnson or Lorna, as she is known by her family and close friends, was a native of Newburyport, Massachusetts. She was a 1932 University of New Hampshire graduate, had a master's degree from New York University, and taught for many years (1959-1974) at the former Westbrook Junior College (now the Portland campus for the University of New England. Johnson also taught for 10 years at Stephans College in Missouri and for 4 years at Oldsfield School in Washington.

Selected Bibliography

  • Mountaintop Summer (1959)
  • Buffington Castle (1962)
  • Armitage Hall (1965)
  • King Alfred the Great (1966)
  • Mrs. Perley's People (1970)
  • Pirate, The Lighthouse Cat (1986)
  • Whistle Him In: The Story of a Maine Seal (1985)
  • The Wishing Year (1997)

Selected Resources