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Papers of Libby Gleeson, 1977-1997 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1927367
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Gleeson, Libby, 1950-
 
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Description [1977-1997] 
3.5 m. (25 boxes) 
Summary

The papers include: - 1. Correspondence with publishers, her literary agent, Australian illustrators and children. 2. Drafts of Eleanor Elizabeth, I am Susannah, Dodger, Love me, love me not, One Sunday, Mum goes to work, Where's Mum?, Big dog, Uncle David, Sleep time, The princess and the perfect dish and of television scripts for "Bananas in pyjamas" and "Magic Mountain". 3. Other writings, reviews, publicity material, photographs, newspaper cuttings and material relating to the Melbourne and Sydney Writers' Festivals, Public Lending Right Committee, Children's Book Council of Australia. Principal correspondents are Aiden Chambers, Jenny Rowe, Larry Lucas, Naida Wheatley, Craig Smith, Armin Greder, Donna Rawlins and Jill Hickson.

Biography/History

Children's author. Libby Gleeson was born 1950 and grew up in country NSW. She has published 18 books, several having received Literary Awards including the Children's Literature Peace Prize, 1991, and the International Board on Books for Young People Award 1992, for Dodger. Gleeson's other activities include lecturing on creative writing, the Melbourne and Sydney Writers' Festivas, the Public Lending Right Committee and promotion of children's literature. Gleeson won the Lady Cutler Award for Services to Children's Literature, 1997.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 9229

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online. 
Subjects Libby, Gleeson, 1950- -- Archives.  |  Children's authors, Australian -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1977-1997 
Occupation Children's authors.

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