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Elizabeth Arnold (1944-) Biography

Personal, Addresses, Career, Member, Honors Awards, Writings

Born 1944, in Leicester, England; Education: Open University, graduate. Hobbies and other interests: Keeps tropical fish, gardening, photography, swimming, walking, collecting china Dalmatians.


Agent—c/o Author Mail, David Higham Associates, 5-8 Lower John St., Golden Sq., London W1F 9HA, England.


Science technician, quality control manager, and writer.


Writers' Circle.

Honors Awards

Beefeater Children's Novel Award shortlist, 1995, for The Parsley Parcel; Nasan Special Educational Needs Award shortlist, 1997, for Gold and Silver Water; Carnegie Medal nomination, 1999, for Spin of the Sunwheel.



The Parsley Parcel, Heinemann (London, England), 1995.

Gold and Silver Water, Mammoth (London, England), 1997.

Scraggy Flies High, Mammoth (London, England), 1998.

A Riot of Red Ribbons, Mammoth (London, England), 1998.

Thief in the Garden, Mammoth (London, England), 1999.

Spin of the Sunwheel, Mammoth (London, England), 1999.

The Triple Trouble Gang, Mammoth (London, England), 2000.

The Gold Spectre, A. & C. Black (London, England), 2003.

Contributor to anthology Higher Ground, Chrysalis (London, England), 2005.

Biographical and Critical Sources


Quill and Quire, October, 1998, review of The Parsley Parcel, p. 39.

School Librarian, spring, 1998, review of Gold and Silver Water, p. 22; autumn, 1998, review of A Riot of Red Ribbons, p. 156.


David Higham Associates Web site, http://www.david higham.co.uk/ (August 10, 2005), "Elizabeth Arnold."

Jubilee Books Web site, http://www.jubileebooks.co.uk/ (August 10, 2005).

WordPool.com, http://www.wordpool.co.uk/ (August 10, 2005).

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