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TURNER, Ethel Mary

Also known as: née Burwell, née Ethel Sibyl Turner, Ethel Mary Curlewis, Ethel Sibyl Cope

Born: 24/01/1870

Died: 08/041958

Additional Information:

Author of Seven Little Australians which was Australia's first children's classic (1894). Has written over 40 books.


Resources

  • References

    McDermott, Pat.  (1994, September).  Seven Little Australians Celebrate.  The Australian Women’s Weekly, 45-47.


  • References

    Bruce, Mary Grant.  (no date).  Mythmakers of Australian Childhood.  This Australia, 64-73.


  • Image - Ethel Turner

    Description: Cazneaux’s portrait of Ethel Turner posing in the window of her study at her Mosman home, ‘Avenel’, 1928. Date: 1928 Medium: gelatin silver photograph Collection: National Portrait Gallery, Canberra Accession number: 2008.23

    Wikipedia: File:Ethel Turner-H Cazneaux.jpg