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Norman Jorgensen (1954-) Biography

Personal, Addresses, Career, Honors Awards, Writings

Born 1954, in Broome, Western Australia; partner's name Jan (a school librarian).


Agent—c/o Author Mail, Simply Read Books, 74 Pease Ave., Verona NJ 07044.


Author and bookseller.


Western Australia Premier's Book Award shortlist, 2002, and Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year award and Notable Book for Young Readers designation, and Henry Berg Children's Book Award finalist, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, all 2003, all for In Flanders Field.

(With David Turton) Ashe on Parade, illustrated by Allan Langoulant, Thomas Catt (Victoria Park, Western Australia, Australia), 1992.

(With David Turton) Ashe of the Outback, illustrated by Allan Langoulant, Thomas Catt (Hamilton, Queensland, Australia), 1992, second edition, 1996.

(With David Turton) The Great Escapes, illustrated by Allan Langoulant, Thomas Catt (Hamilton, Queensland, Australia), 1993.

In Flanders Field, illustrated by Brian Harrison-Lever, Fremantle Arts Centre Press (Freemantle, Western Australia, Australia), 2002.

A Fine Mess!, Freemantle Arts Centre Press (Freemantle, Western Australia, Australia), 2004.

The Call of the Osprey, Freemantle Arts Centre Press (Freemantle, Western Australia, Australia), 2004.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

CBCA Bulletin, May, 2002, "Showcasing Western Australia: Authors and Illustrators for Young People."


ONLINE

Aussie Reviews Online, http://www.aussiereviews.com/ (October 22, 2004), Sally Murphy, review of In Flanders Field.*

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