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Errol Broome (1937-) Biography

Writings, SidelightsPersonal, Career, Member, Honors Awards, Adaptations, Work in Progress

Born 1937, in Perth, Australia; Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: University of West Australia, B.A., 1957. Hobbies and other interests: Gardening.

West Australian, Perth, Western Australia, journalist, 1958-60; Herald-Sun Television, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, journalist, 1961; writer, 1978—.

Errol Broome

Australian Society of Authors, Fellowship of Australian Writers, Society of Women Writers (Victoria chapter; literary patron), Children's Book Council of Australia.

Mary Grant Bruce Award (Australia), 1990, for children's short story; West Australian Premier's Children's Book Award, 1992, for Dear Mr. Sprouts; Australian Children's Book of the Year Award Honour Book for Younger Readers designation, Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCS), 2001, for Away with the Birds; CBCS Notable Book designation, 2004, for The Judas Donkey and Gracie and the Elephant.

A story by Broome was adapted for the stage by Mark Carthew as Ouch Flight illustrated by Sharon Thompson, Pearson Education, 2001.

Magnus Mostly, a sequel to Magnus Maybe.

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