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Valerie Mendes (1939-) Biography

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Born 1939, in Buckinghamshire, England; Education: Attended North London Collegiate School; University of Reading, degree (English and philosophy; with double honors).

Offıce—Wordwise, 37 Elmthrope Rd., Wolvercote, Oxford OX2 8PA, England. Agent— Philippa Milnes-Smith, LAW Ltd., 14 Vernon St., London W14 ORJ, England.

Writer and editor. Marshall Cavendish, commissioning editor and journalist, c. 1960s; Oxford University Press, Oxford, England, children's book editor; editor for various other publishers; Wordwise (editorial consultancy), Oxford, founder, 1990-2004.

Louisa, an historical novel for young adults set in 1939.

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