Eleni Andreadis (1979)

Eleni is a best-selling author, educator and sustainability specialist, born in London to Greek parents. She earned her Masters at Harvard University focusing on Environmental Policy and Media, and has presented, produced and consulted for a variety of channels and media organisations, such as the BBC, Participant Media and Green TV in the UK, US and Canada. Her best-selling Planet Agents book series won the State Award for Children's Knowledge Book in Greece and was shortlisted for several national awards, including the prestigious IBBY award. The series is due to be released in numerous countries around the world, such as the US, China, Turkey, Egypt and the Middle East. Her environmental middle-grade chapter book, Justin Grey and the Earthkeepers, will debut in Greece and Turkey in 2018. Eleni is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators in the UK, and is the founder of the non-profit organisation Planet Agents, which aims to empower children aged 7-12 to take action on environmental issues through exciting eco-missions delivered to over 10,000 kids annually. She also writes for film and TV.


 

Select Bibliography

  • Become a Planet Agent, (illustrated middle grade novel) Metaichmio
    Publications, 2014
    [Rights sold: China (simplified Chinese), CITIC KIDS (forthcoming) / Egypt (Arabic worldwide), Egyptian Office for Publishing & Distribution (forthcoming) / USA, Zest Books (forthcoming) ]

  • Planet Agents: The Revenge of Pee-ew, (illustrated middle grade novel) Metaichmio Publications, 2016
    [Rights sold: China (simplified Chinese), CITIC KIDS (forthcoming) / Egypt (Arabic worldwide), Egyptian Office for Publishing & Distribution (forthcoming) /Turkey, Epsilon (forthcoming) ]

  •  Planet Agents: Attack of the Sea Monsters, (illustrated middle grade novel), Metaichmio Publications, 2017 [Righs sold: Egypt (Arabic Worldwide), Egyptian Office for Publishing & Distribution (forthcoming)] 

  • Justin Grey and the Earthkeepers, (middle grade novel) Metaichmio Publications, 2018
    [Rights sold: Turkey, Epsilon (forthcoming) ]

 

Reviews:

Praise for Become a Planet Agent:

“It is a book that should be in every home, every public library and every school. A book that could change the world.” 

Ioanna Serafimidou, pigolabides.gr, 10/3/2015

“Fun, knowledgeable, imaginative and humorous Become a Planet Agent manages to make children interested in taking action”

Eleni Svoronou, oanagnostis.gr, 23/1/2015

 

Praise for Planet Agents: The Revenge of Pee-ew:

“Children are encouraged to not only read but to work together by this brilliant text, that is full of facts but manages to avoid being didactic.”

Liana Denezaki, www.kosvoice.gr, 14/02/2017

“It's the perfect book to make children aware of environmental issues.”

Αλεξάνδρα Παπαδάκη, www.likemotherlikedaughterblog.com 30/09/2016