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Elizabeth Fensham Biography

Personal, Addresses, Career, Writings

Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; father a headmaster; Education: Sydney University, graduated.


Agent—c/o Author Mail, Bloomsbury Publishing, 38 Soho Sq., London W1D 3HB, England.


Writer. Worked variously as an assembly-line worker in a meat cannery, a nurse's aide, a house assistant in an orphanage, and a care-giver for intellectually disabled adults. Teacher in Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia, beginning c. 1991, and head of English department.


Helicopter Man, Bloomsbury (New York, NY), 2005.

Biographical and Critical Sources


Booklist, August, 2005, Debbie Carton, review of Helicopter Man, p. 2015.

Kirkus Reviews, May 15, 2005, review of Helicopter Man, p. 587.

Magpies, September, 2005, Anne Briggs, review of Helicopter Man, p. 34.

School Librarian, autumn, 2005, Sophie Smiley, review of Helicopter Man, p. 154.

School Library Journal, June, 2005, Cooper Renner, review of Helicopter Man, p. 159.

Voice of Youth Advocates, June, 2005, Amanda Soliman, review of Helicopter Man, p. 128.


Bloomsbury Press Web site, http://www.bloomsbury.com/ (February 24, 2006), "Elizabeth Fensham."

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