Cherith Baldry

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Cherith Baldry (born 21 January 1947) is a British writer of children's fiction and fantasy fiction. Beside publication under her own name she is the author of some works published under each of the house pseudonyms Adam Blade, Jenny Dale, Jack Dillon, and Erin Hunter.


Born in Lancaster, England, Baldry studied at Manchester University and then St Anne's College, Oxford. She worked both as a teacher and a lecturer.[1]

Baldry is one of the six authors of the Warrior and Seekers series, along with Kate Cary, Tui T. Sutherland and editor Victoria Holmes who write under the pen name of Erin Hunter. They write a series of books called Warriors, in which wild cats strive for peace in their territories. She also wrote the second and sixth novels for the Seekers series.

She now lives in Reigate with her two cats, Bramble and Sorrel, who are characters in the Warriors books (Brambleclaw and Sorreltail, respectively).[2] She was married to the late Peter Baldry, a scientist, and has two sons, Will and Adam.


Eaglesmount Trilogy[edit]

  • The Silver Horn (2001)
  • The Emerald Throne (2001)
  • The Lake of Darkness (2004)

Abbey Series[edit]

  • The Buried Cross (2004)
  • The Silent Man (2004)
  • The Scarlet Spring (2004)
  • The Drowned Sword (2006)

Saga of the Six Worlds Series[edit]

  • The Book and the Phoenix (1989) a.k.a. A Rush of Golden Wings and revised as Cradoc's Quest (1994)
  • Hostage of the Sea (1990) a.k.a. Rite of Brotherhood
  • The Carpenter's Apprentice (1992)
  • Storm Wind (1994)

Warriors Series[edit]

Seekers Series[edit]


  • Drew's Talents (1997)
  • Mutiny in Space (1997)
  • Exiled from Camelot (2000)
  • The Reliquary Ring (2002)
  • The Roses of Roazon (2004)


  1. ^ "Cherith Baldry". Infinity plus. Retrieved 25 March 2008. 
  2. ^ "Cherith Baldry". Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved 5 April 2008. 

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