Armitage, Ronda (Jacqueline)

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ARMITAGE, Ronda (Jacqueline)

ARMITAGE, Ronda (Jacqueline). New Zealander, b. 1943. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Infant Teacher, Duvauchelles, 1964-66, and Auckland, 1968-69; Supply Teacher, London, 1966; Adviser on Children's Books, Dorothy Butler Ltd., booksellers, Auckland, 1970-71; Assistant Librarian, Lewes Priory Comprehensive School, Sussex, 1976-77; Supply teacher, East Sussex County Council, from 1978. Publications: The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch, 1977; The Trouble with Mr. Harris, 1978; Don't Forget Matilda, 1979; The Bossing of Josie, 1980, as The Birthday Spell, 1981; Ice Creams for Rosie, 1981; One Moonlight Night, 1983; Grandma Goes Shopping, 1985; The Lighthouse Keeper's Catastrophe, 1986; The Lighthouse Keeper's Rescue, 1987; When Dad Did the Washing, 1989; Watch the Baby, Daisy, 1990; Looking after Chocolates, 1991; A Quarrel of Koalas, 1992; The Lighthouse Keeper's Picnic, 1993; The Lighthouse Keeper's Cat, 1995; The Lighthouse Keeper's Favourite Stories, 1999; Queen of the Night, 1999. Address: Old Tiles Cottage, Church Lane, Hellingly, E. Sussex BN27 4HA, England.