Eric Walters has written over 100 novels and picture books that have been translated into 13 languages and are available around the world. Eric first began writing in 1993 as a way to get his Grade 5 students interested in reading and writing. Eric’s book, Light a Candle, is about his personal experience climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in 2011 and the inspiration for a book designed to light the way for other students to help change the world.