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Beth Norling (1969-) Biography - Career, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Honors Awards, Writings, Work in Progress

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Born 1969, in New South Wales, Australia; Education: Attended City Art Institute; Meadowbank TAFE College, associate diploma in fine art, 1988; apprenticed to painter Tom Tompson, 1989. Religion: Buddhist.

Agent—c/o Author Mail, Allen & Unwin, P.O. Box 8500, St. Leonards, New South Wales 1590, Australia.

Rexel Derwent Drawing Prize, 1986; grants from the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Trust and Youth Business Initiative, both 1992; grant, Australian Society of Authors, 1996, for The Stone Baby; Notable Picture Book shortlist, Children's Book Council of Australia, 2001, for Sister Night and Sister Day; Ena Noel Prize in picture book illustration, 2002, for Cherryblossom and the Golden Bear.

SELF-ILLUSTRATED

(Reteller) Sister Night and Sister Day, Allen & Unwin (St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia), 2000.

Little School, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2001, Kane/Miller Book Publishers (La Jolla, CA), 2003.

Beth Norling

The Stone Baby, Lothian (Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), 2002.

Original drawings for Sister Night and Sister Day are part of a permanent exhibition, "Without Words," at the State Library of Victoria, Australia.

ILLUSTRATOR; FOR CHILDREN

Stacey Apeitos, Princess Priscilla, Collins, Angus & Robertson (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 1993.

Tegan Bennett, Sean Twigg and the Witch, Random House (Milsons Point, New South Wales, Australia), 1993.

Jane Bowring, Sam's Surprise, Angus & Robertson (Pymble, New South Wales, Australia), 1995.

Penny Hall, The Big Scream, Angus & Robertson (Pymble, New South Wales, Australia), 1995.

Tegan Bennett, Mrs. Moonyham's Teeth, Random House (Milsons Point, New South Wales, Australia), 1996.

Nan Hunt, Like a Pebble in Your Shoe, Angus & Robertson (Pymble, New South Wales, Australia), 1996.

Penny Matthews, The Best Pet, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 1997.

Nette Hilton, Runaway Russell, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 1998.

Julie Mitchell, Zapped!, Rigby (Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), 1998.

Frances Usher, Amy B. and Amy D., Rigby (Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), 1998.

Ji Ying and Pan Yan, Xiao xue sheng Ying Han tu jie zi dian/The Macquarie Children's Dictionary, Macquarie/Landsdowne (McMahon's Point, New South Wales, Australia), 1998, Zhongguo he ping chu ban she (Beijing, China), 2002.

Philip Cam, Twister, Quibbler, Puzzler, Cheat!: Ten Tall Teasing Tales, Hale and Iremonger (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 1998.

Pamela Freeman, Cherryblossom and the Golden Bear, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2000.

Jackie French, Burt and the Band, Koala Books (Mascot, New South Wales, Australia), 2000.

Anne-Maree Rolley, Don't Touch Me Cat, Scholastic (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 2000.

Heep, Rigby (Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), 2000.

Nettie Hilton, Watch Out, William, Scholastic Canada (Markham, Ontario, Canada), 2002.

Janeen Brian, Party Time!, Puffin (Camberwell, Victoria, Australia), 2002.

Kate Constable, The Singer of All Songs, Allen & Unwin (St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia), 2002.

Leonie Norrington, Croc Bait, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2003.

Sue Walker, The Dog Sitter, Omnibus Books (Norwood, South Australia, Australia), 2003.

Kate Constable, The Waterless Sea, Allen & Unwin (St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia), 2003.

Janeen Brian, Pop-Up Fox, Puffin (Camberwell, Victoria, Australia), in press.

ILLUSTRATOR; FOR ADULTS

Verna Simpson, editor, Environment Friendly Home Hints, J. B. Fairfax (Rushcutter's Bay, New South Wales, Australia), 1990.

George Wilkie, Australian Practical Garden Planning, Child & Associates (French's Forest, New South Wales, Australia), 1990.

Lawrie and Julie McEnally, Going Bush, Bay Books (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 1990.

Ann Newman and Robyne Trotter, Themes for Living, Book Two, McGraw Hill (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 1990.

Keith and Irene Smith, Hard Times Kitchen Book, Viking O'Neil (Ringwood, Victoria, Australia), 1993.

Keith Smith Australian Organic Gardener's Handbook, Lothian (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), 1993.

Adele Dingle, Alive and Well, Book Three: Teacher Resource Book, McGraw Hill (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 1993.

Keith and Irene Smith, The Aussie Tomato Book, Viking (Ringwood, Victoria, Australia), 1994.

Anne Fritz, Designworks, McGraw Hill (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 1994.

The Good Life in the Nineties, Simon & Schuster (East Roseville, New South Wales, Australia), 1995.

Food Tech Issues, McGraw Hill (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 1995.

Natalie Jane Prior, Dance Crazy, Allen & Unwin (St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia), 1995.

Gardening Made Easy, International Masters Publishers (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 1996.

Keith Smith, Growing Uncommon Fruits and Vegetables, New Holland (French's Forest, New South Wales, Australia), 1998.

Lou Chamberlin, Art Smart, McGraw Hill (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 1998.

Keith and Irene Smith, Grow Your Own Bushfoods, New Holland (French's Forest, New South Wales, Australia), 1999.

Gardening Australia, the Organic Gardener, FPC (Alexandria, New South Wales, Australia), 1999.

Carolyn Noble, editor, Birth Stories, Ginnaderra Press (Charnwood, Australian Capital Territory, Australia), 2001.

Contributor of illustrations to Choice Magazine, Issues for the Nineties Publications, and Women's Weekly, and of cover illustrations for a reissue of Phyrrne Fisher Mysteries, Allen & Unwin (St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia).

A picture book about breathing.

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