Eleanor Estes was born in West Haven on May \(9\), \(1906\). She was an American children's writer and a librarian. Her parents were Louis Rosenfeld and Caroline Gewecke Rosenfeld. Eleanor Estes was the third child of her parents. Her father died when she was young, and her mother cared for the family.
 
Some of her works are,
  • The Moffats (\(1941\))
  • The Middle Moffat (\(1942\))
  • Rufus M. (\(1943\))
  • The Hundred Dresses (\(1944\))
  • The Echoing Green (\(1947\))
 
Eleanor Estes passed away on July \(15\), \(1988\).